McDermott Performs Well In Holland

Ellen Mc Dermott travelled to Holland recently for three back to back Road Race events. The Women’s Commission were delighted to support her efforts , read her Race Report below: The Good the Bad and the Famous Second time in the Netherlands for yours truly, and to kick off the ten day trip I had three back to back races, let me tell you a little something about them: The Bad — Volta […]

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Women & U16 Munster Skills Workshop

On a cold crisp Bank holiday Monday in Cork , Fiona Meade Coached a very comprehensive and fun skills workshop for Munster U16 girls & senior women. Riders traveled from Cork and Kerry to avail of the instruction , and advice from the former Irish professional & National Champion. Working individually with the riders , Fiona had them working through a progression of skills from cone weaving, to cornering left and […]

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Women’s Commission Cycling Gear

The new Women’s Commission  Cycling Clothing is now available. The ‘Women Specific’ gear is available to buy (Cycling Ireland Members) and the unique Jersey will also be used for the New Women’s Intermediate League Race Leader. We have Road & MTB Jerseys , Shorts & Jackets , and will be placing further orders in the coming weeks. The clothing was designed & made by Spin 11 (The Official Supplier to Cycling […]

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Corkagh Park Women’s Race Series

The Women’s Corkagh Park Summer League has returned for 2018. Corkagh Park is Irelands only purpose built Cycle Track.   It is a dedicated cycling facility providing a safe, traffic free, environment in which to learn skills, improve fitness, train and race. The Womens Commissions very popular Women’s Race Series caters for all levels (From Complete Beginner to Elite) . All Clubs that hosted A Race Night In 2017 should contact us now with your preferred […]

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New Women’s Intermediate League

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce a New Women’s Intermediate League for 2018. The League is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introduction League Events (Corkagh Park , Munster Lge etc) and the National League. The Women’s Commission have identified Races that are suitable for riders new to Open Race Events. The League will include a Leaders Jersey , and an Overall Prize List. Have you tried racing […]

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McDermott Targets International Success

Ellen McDermott was not a well known name in Irish women’s cycling until she won a Bronze medal at the Elite National Road Race Championships in Wexford in 2017 . Now racing full-time both on Road & Track – we caught up with her today from her training base in Calpe, Spain (from the cycling hotspot Bar Tango).  – So , Who is Ellen McDermott ?   Ellen came into the […]

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Congratulations To Melanie Spath

The Women’s Commission would like to congratulate our Commission Member / Treasurer Melanie Spath & her husband Ryan Sherlock on the birth of their new baby boy . Melanie is a Multiple Discipline Irish National Champion , Former Road Pro & Irish International and will continue to work hard with the Women’s Commission to help the future of Women’s Cycling in Ireland .

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Youth Camp To Form Part Of New National Development Program.

The Women’s Commission training camp (Thursday 15th February – Sat 17th February) has been added as a selection event for the New Cycling Ireland Youth National Development Program  – all riders that would like to be considered for selection should attend. Final Booking Friday 9th February: The first of three scheduled Youth training camps will take place during the mid-term break, from Thursday 15th February – Sat 17th February. While […]

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Youth & U23 Women’s Training Camp:

Featuring special guest: Paralympic & Para-World Champion Eve McCrystal   The first of three scheduled Youth training camps will take place during the mid-term break, from Thursday 15th February – Sat 17th February. This camp will now form part of the new Youth Development programme.   The format will give the riders a chance to try some of the many disciplines within cycling (Road / Track / Off-Road). Th newly […]

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Stewart Targets A World Championships Debut For Irish Sprinters:

17th January 2018 This weekend Minsk, Belarus, plays host to the final round of the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup season, which takes place from the 19th – 21st January 2018. Ireland will be sending Robyn Stewart as part of a three Rider Team to the competition, with some riders chasing qualifying point for the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Apeldoorn at the end of February. Robyn Stewart […]

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Boylan , Burns & Stewart Named On Commonwealth Games Squad

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Australia  3rd January 2018 A strong team of Irish cyclists  has been announced for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia. The team was announced today by the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council, and will compete across both road and track disciplines in the Games which take place from the 4th – 15th April 2018. Managed by Anthony Mitchell and Gary McKeegan […]

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Munster Girls Mentoring Program 2018

The Women’s Commissions Pauline Russell announced exciting new changes to U16 Girls racing  in Munster on Saturday (16th December)   Pauline hosted the prize giving of the O’Sullivan Cycles 2017 Munster League and took the opportunity to announce exciting changes to the popular ‘Women’s Commission’ event for 2018 . Pauline launched the Munster U16 Girls Mentoring Program . A number of  elite Irish women have already added their name to helping […]

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