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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Murphy, Collins & Walsh Win National Titles

The Elite Women’s National Track Championships were held at Sundrive Velodrome (August 28th / 29th) Click Here For Full Result: 2021 WOMEN’S 3K PURSUIT Gold: Kelly Murphy Team Rupelcleaning Champion Lubricants  – 3.45.78 Silver: Gabriella Homer Team Rupelcleaning Champion Lubricants Bronze: Caoimhe O Brien Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar 4th Jennifer Neenan UVCA Troyes 5th Claire Ní Reachtagáin Sundrive Track Team 6th Keela Mac Hale Arcane Women’s Team ================= 2021 WOMEN’S SPRINT Gold: […]

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Rider Race Reports NCW 4Day

The Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission were one of the Sponsors of the Newcastle West Wheelers 4 Day . We also entered two development teams, with an eye on selection for the upcoming Rás na mBan.   Junior Rider Emma Smith was in the prizes on two of the Stages: Race report: Emma Smith The 4 stage Newcastle-west national series began on Friday July 30th , it was my first stage […]

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Women’s Cycling Ireland Team For NCW 4 Day

The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland have entered an extended selection in the Newcastle West Women’s 4 Day,  Women’s Cycling Ireland Team: Eva Brennan: Deenside Wheelers Keela MacHale: Arcane Women’s Team Agnieszka Samsel: Sundrive Track Team Darcy Harkness: VC Glendale Elizabeth Kent: Arcane Women’s Team Emma Smith: Navan Road Club Lauren Garvey: Armagh Down CC Grace Smith: TC Racing Yvonne Doran: Orwell Wheelers Clodagh Allen: Clonard Road Club Cleo Harvey: Dublin […]

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Homer Wins National Omnium

Gabriella Homer (Team Rupecleaning Champion Lubricants) won the Elite National Omnium Championships at Sudrive Velodrome today (Saturday July 10th).  Homer held off Caoimhe O’Brien (Weston Homes-Torelli-Assure), with Claire Ní Reachtagáin (Sundrive Track Team) taking Bronze after an attacking ride in the final event. Click Here For Full Result: Pictures by Mathew Lysaght to Follow:

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Ivory Wins Duane Delaney Memorial

Deirbhle Ivory (UCD Cycling Club) won the Women’s Duane Delaney Memorial on Saturday (June 12th) from a stacked field of Elite Track riders. After winning the opening event (200m TT) from Nikki Taggart (Arcane Women’s Team), Ivory consolidated her lead in the Mile and the Scratch Race. Taggart went on to win the final event (500m TT), but Ivory took the overall win from Taggart, with Caoimhe O’Brien (Weston Homes […]

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Kelly & McConnell Win At Bishopscourt

Bishopscourt Saturday 29th June – Race Report and Results  Time Trial: A Glorious Sunny morning close to the County Down greeted riders on Saturday morning creating perfect racing conditions. Our first event on the day was a 1 lap TT  Velo Performance Rider Ciara Kelly on her first outing of 2021 was to set the fastest time blasting round the circuit in 5mins 12 Seconds she was to have 12 […]

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Erin McConnell Wins In Bishopscourt

Development League Round 2:  Bishopscourt  After Saturday winds the entrants in round two (Sunday May 9th) at Bishopscourt on the County Down coast were hoping for something of a calmer day.  This was not to be the case as the ferocious easterly wind coming of the Irish Sea and straight down the back straight was to present a stern challenge to all.  We began with a quick chat from Julie […]

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Creighton Wins In Newry

A wild morning with a brutal wind howling up the Clanrye River from Warrenpoint to Newry meant a tough morning for the first women’s race of 2021 (Saturday May 8th). Just after 9am, the eleven starters set sail into the headwind. Ciara Havern of the host club wasn’t deterred and soon had the group lined out, assisted by Jemma Speers from North Down. The pace into the strong wind soon […]

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