Strong Irish Line-Up For Welsh Open

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce one of the strongest Irish fields ever to contest a major track event outside of Ireland. The eleven woman panel , consisting of some of our most decorated riders , up & coming Track stars , and Elite National Team riders will contest the Welsh Track Championships / Open event on January 14th / 15th at Newport Velodrome in Wales. Amy Good : […]

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International Track Racing In January

The Women’s Commission has secured an entry for five rider in the Welsh National Track Championships on January 14th / 15th (Open Track Event) at Newport Velodrome Wales. We will be subsidising the Team, and sending an experienced Coach / Mechanic to support the Riders. The Team will be announced on Saturday (December 1oth). Please contact us this week if you are interested in being selected for the event. Email […]

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Attention All Coaches , Managers , Suppliers, Sponsors

The Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission would like interested parties to apply to be part of our panel for 2017. Get in touch with us If you are a Coach / Coaching Company, a Nutritionist , a Team Manager , or a Mechanic , and you are interested in working on some of our Teams or Training Camps both at home and abroad. Please provide brief details on the service you […]

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Girls Summer Training Camp, Wicklow, 27th-30th June,

The next Women’s Commission training camp for girls (aged 13-23 years) will be held at the end of this month in Kippure, Co. Wicklow. And with limited places available, it is essential that all those wishing to attend book their place as soon as possible. To book your place please fill in this form and submit it before the closing date of 23rd June. The Adventure Centre at Kippure will […]

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Women’s cycling news…

In the constantly evolving and continually growing pantheon of women’s cycling in Ireland we’ve had a few changes in recent weeks… Having been elected to the Cycling Ireland board at the 2014 AGM, and having served for 18 successful months at the top table of the governing body, Siobhán O’Connor announced this week that she will be relinquishing her seat. Siobhán cites the increasing demands of her professional life, including frequent […]

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National League Round 2: Visit Nenagh Classic

Though still only a relative newbie on the Cycling Ireland race calendar, the Visit Nenagh Classic has quickly established itself as a firm favourite, and once again it features as a part of the Joe Daly Cycles Women’s National League. Victory at last year’s Visit Nenagh Classic went to Rás na mBan and track star Eve McCrystal of Garda CC. This race is always a popular event on our National […]

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Choo choo, here come some Training Days…

Following the success of the Youth Training Day held in Moynalty on 6th March, The second Cycling Leinster Youth training day will be held on Saturday the 2nd April in Mullingar under the auspices of Lakeside Wheelers CC. Further Youth Training Days are at present being organised by: South East Road Club – to be held  in South Wicklow on the 23rd April Acorn CC – to be held in […]

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A picture is worth a thousand words… mid-term Training Camp report

During last week’s school mid term break, 20 young riders took part in the latest Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland sponsored residential Training Camp. Between 17th and 19th February girls from U14 to U23 categories from all corners of the country decamped to Avon Ri Adventure Centre in Co. Wicklow for pre-season training. The mid-term Training Camp followed a similar format to our 2015 camps, and once again the young […]

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Leinster Youth Academy: Mountain biking on 5th December

The Leinster Youth Academy will hold a mountain biking training event on Saturday 5th December at Ballinastoe Woods, Roundwood, Co. Wicklow. This training experience is open to youth-age girls and boys who are members of Leinster cycling clubs. Michael Considine, who has recently taken over at the helm of the Leinster Youth Academy, has committed to increasing the participation of youth girls at both training and representative events. To register […]

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Girls Cycling Training Camp… Day 3: Getting air, and making tracks.

  The final day of the Women’s Commission Girls 3-Day Training Camp was another two-parter… the morning session was BMX riding, while the afternoon was all about Track cycling. Breakfast was early, the cars were packed up, and before the day had gotten properly warm, we had departed from Kippure and made our way to St. Catherine’s Park, home to Lucan BMX Club. Eamonn Wyer from BMX Ireland was there […]

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Girls Cycling Training Camp… Day 1: Frisbees, spag bol and suncream.

From across the country they came, rising early, packing their kit, and their bikes, and their parents into cars, and making their way to the Women’s Commssion Cycling Training Camp. Although the last Training Camp had only been a few months earlier, in February, this was a totally different animal… blue sky beamed on the gathering group, there wasn’t an arm-warmer or a rain-cape in sight, and there were cautionary […]

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Corkagh Park… Here come the girls!

  Corkagh Park continues to be the place to spend your Summer Tuesday evenings, the venue taking on a festival-like atmosphere from 6pm until long after the unknowing rush hour traffic has eased off on the neighbouring N7. Lucan CRC were hosts this week, and their balloon-laden sign on gazebo, set a party-like tone for those rolling up to race… this was an especially inviting welcome for those from whom […]

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