Sundrive,UCD & Walsh Retain National Titles

Sundrive Track Team, UCD CC and Orla Walsh retained their Elite National Track Titles at Sundrive Velodrome on Saturday (30th July) at the 2022 Team & Keirin National Championships. Click Here For Full Official Result: In the Team Pursuit, defending Champions Sundrive Track Team set a new national record on their way to Gold with Arcane Cycling Team taking both the Silver and Bronze Medals. Click Here For Official Photos By Mathew […]

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Irish Women’s Teams Face Sundrive Showdown

All eyes will be on Sundrive Velodrome this weekend (Saturday 30th July) as Irelands top Cycling Teams go Head to Head in the Irish Elite National Team Cycling Championships. In the Team Pursuit, defending Champions Sundrive Track Team have made two changes to the 2021 team that overcame the UK based ‘Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar’ team, as they bid to retain their National Title. Sundrive have showed strength in depth by entering […]

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Boylan Wins National Omnium Championships

Lydia Boylan (Qromia Women’s Cycling Team) won her third National Omnium title,  on Saturday (July 2nd).   Click Here For Race Photos By Mathew Lysaght: Gold: Lydia Boylan (Qromia Women’s Cycling Team) Silver: Emily Kay (Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar) Bronze: Autumn Collins (AWOL O’Shea) Keela Mac Hale: Sundrive Track Team Deirbhle Ivory: UCD Cycling Club Claire Ní Reachtagáin: Sundrive Track Team Click Here For Full Official Result: The women’s entry combined a quality field, with almost every rider having stood on a National […]

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Four Golds For Creighton In National Championships

A small but determined group of track cyclists gathered in Orangefield Velodrome in Belfast on Saturday, May 7th for the Junior Track National Championships. Erin Creighton was on top form this weekend as she powered to victory in all four events – 500m Time Trial, 2km Pursuit, Scratch Race and Sprint. The second-year junior has already represented Ireland on the Track, riding the team pursuit, individual pursuit, madison and points race in the […]

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Rás 2022 Route Details

An all new time trial around the walls of Kilkenny Castle and a final stage city centre circuit race are among the highlights of the 2022 Rás na mBan route announced today. Top bike racers from all over the world will return to Kilkenny in the first week of September for the 16th running of an event which attracts Olympians and world championship riders to face the challenging roads of […]

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Women’s Race Calendar 2022

The Women’s Commission have compiled a race calendar to allow our women to plan for the upcoming season.  These are standalone women only events (Not combined within a mens race). All the usual details about the race distance/sign on/location etc can be found on the Cycling Ireland event website.  If any club is planning on hosting seperate women’s races, that we have not included please let us know. Click Here […]

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Advocates for Women’s Cycling

As part of Cycling Ireland’s Women in Sport Campaign, which is funded by Sport Ireland, we are delighted to announce the names of our 2022 Advocates. Click Here For Full Article: Our Women in Sport Advocates are incredibly inspirational women who promote cycling in their local club and community, who have already inspired, and will continue to inspire others by sharing their story.  We had 55 females apply this year […]

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How To Start Track Cycling

What is Track Cycling ? Track Cycling is an exhilarating bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes using track bicycles. The bicycles are fixed gear bikes with no brakes, the bike is propelled or slowed down by the pedal strokes of the cyclist. In Ireland there are three outdoor velodromes: Eamonn Ceannt Park, Sundrive Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12 Orangefield, Belfast Kanturk, Co. Cork Despite not having an […]

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Women’s Commission Bursary 2022

The Women’s Commission Bursary 2022 is open for applications from January 1st 2022 until fund is exhausted. Applications by Email: treasurer.women@cyclingireland.ie ======================================== The Women’s Commission Bursary will help financially towards Travel & Race Entries to overseas Race events. Riders must have an IRL code on their 2022 Cycling Ireland licence. The fund will be open for applications from Junior and Elite Riders Only. Only events outside of the Island of […]

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Terms of Reference/Strategic Plan 2022

Published Jan 1st 2019 / Revisions January 10th 2019 & January 10th 2022 Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission Terms of Reference/Strategic Plan   Table of Contents Introduction and context 3 Background and operating context 3 Remit 3 Stakeholders 3 Plan 3 Mission 3 Vision 3 Values 3 Goals and Priorities 4 Advocacy and promotion 4 Coaching and development 4 Road racing organisation 4 Initiatives to support and include female cyclists  4 […]

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Selection Criteria: Rás na mBan 2022

Women’s Commission Team : Rás na mBan. The Rás na mBan Selection Criteria defines the process by which a rider is selected for the cycling discipline following successful qualification. Only athletes who meet the requirements of the Women’s Cycling Ireland Eligibility Criteria as outlined will be considered. The purpose of the selection criteria as outlined in this document is to select riders best capable of performances for the Cycling Ireland […]

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Sundrive Track Team Regain National Title

The Sundrive Track Team won the Elite National Team Pursuit title at Sundrive Velodrome on Monday night (August 30th) , pushing the defending champions ‘Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar’ into the Silver medal position. The Arcane Women’s Team assured themselves of a National Medal setting the fastest time with only two teams remaining. The Sundrive Track Team then put themselves into the Gold, with only the UK based defending Champions Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar to […]

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