Intermediate League 2019

The Women’s Intermediate League will return for the 2019 Racing Season . The Intermediate League will cater for W2/W3 Category Senior & Junior riders only . The League is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introductory Racing Events and the National Road Series. The Women’s Commission have identified Races that are suitable for riders new to Open Race Events. The League will include a Leader’s Jersey and has an […]

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Larkin reports from the homeland of cyclocross: Gullegem and DVV Brussels

The Women’s Commission supports riders through its bursary programme, and we were delighted to support cyclocrosser Maria Larkin. Read how she got on racing in Belgium; the homeland for cyclocross. An Update from Belgium I decided to come to Belgium with two objectives in mind, race my bike against the best in the world and get back some race legs before Nationals. I have always wanted to race my bike […]

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Irish Riders Perform Well In Manchester

The Women’s Commission had a great start to the new season , with fifteen riders competing in an International Omnium on Monday night (January 7th). The task of getting such a large team , bikes & equipment to the start line was only possible thanks to our experienced Coaches , Managers & Rider Leads . The squad consisted of experienced Track riders , four juniors , and Elite riders competing […]

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Martyn Irvine To Coach Irish Team At Manchester Omnium

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce that Martyn Irvine will work with the Irish Women’s Teams at the ACT Women’s International Omnium in January. The Women’s Commission named a strong team for the event (Including Elite, Masters & Junior Riders), and will face stiff opposition from the local English Teams , along with Teams from Luxembourg & Scotland already confirmed . Martyn Irvine is recognised as one of Irelands […]

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Strong Team Named For Manchester Omnium

A Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission Team will line up at Manchester Velodrome for an International Omnium in the new year . We would like to thank all that applied (Selection Criteria) The Team will be led by Multi Elite Track Medallist Sofie Loscher  . Sofie was the Team Leader for the Women’s Commission Team in the Women’s International ‘Tour Of Omagh’ this year , and will act as TL /Rider […]

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Women’s Commission Team for Intl Track Omnium

A Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission Development Team will line up at Manchester Velodrome for an International Omnium in the new year . The event on January 7th will see the return of the ACT Track League , with guest riders from Ireland and all of the UK (Some top riders already confirmed) . The Women’s racing on the night will follow an Omnium format , with overall prizes (Including one […]

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AGM 2018 Off-Road Report

Commission Rep: Silvia Gallagher “I am the Offroad representative for the Women’s Commission and have been involved in the promotion of different Offroad initiatives for Women since October last year.   I want to give a summary of the types of activities that the Women’s Commission has been involved in from an Offroad perspective. This includes Cross Country Mountain Biking, Downhill Mountain Biking, Enduro Mountain Biking, Cyclo-cross and general non-specific […]

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AGM 2018 Chairpersons Report

A very successful year for the Women’s Commission Women’s Rider Ranking System Women’s Intermediate League Women’s Racing Bursary Women’s Commission Team in Tour of Omagh In parallel, we put a significant focus on Off-Road cycling, and continued to run the Corkagh Park Racing Series and our popular Training Days. I would like to thank the outgoing committee for all their support and work over the past year, and to wish […]

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AGM 2018 Munster Rep Report

In Munster this year we  had two new Women’s races , one in March hosted by Newcastle west CC and the other in Cloughjordan in July hosted by North Tipperary Wheelers . Both were very successful and the North Tipperary event included a Women’s Commission Intermediate league race  (Newcastle-west have applied to have their race in the Intermediate league 2019). The Dungarvan CC women’s  race clashed this year with the […]

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Huge Turnout For Women’s Training Day

Dungarvan CC hosted a Women’s Commission training day on Saturday (Oct 6th) with the event proving to be a big success . Click Here For Photos: Pauline Russell (Women’s Commission) worked closely with Darren Tutty of the host  club inviting all female cyclists of all ages and abilities to attend, Over 50 Riders left the Park Hotel  to take in a spin covering Dungarvan, the world Unesco Global Geopark known […]

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Train & Race At Manchester Velodrome

Following on from our successful trips to Manchester & Newport Velodromes , the Women’s Commission will be selecting a team to travel over to Manchester in the new year (January 2019). The Manchester Velodrome (National Cycling Centre) was Britain’s first indoor Olympic cycling track, and since it opened in 1994, has achieved the status as the World’s finest and fastest track. The Women’s Commission will be travelling in January for […]

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