Great Day in Cork For Youth Riders

The Women’s Commissions Munster Girls Mentoring Programme was based in Cork this weekend (Feb 4th) Mentors Aggie Wozniak, Sheila Lucey and Fiona Meade met the girls on a cold crisp bright morning as they assembled at Cork County hall on the banks of the lovely Lee. Joining them also were Tracey Cotter and Joanne Lawlor , The youth riders from Killarney, Dingle and Middleton rode out along the river in […]

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Youth Mentoring Program In Cork (Feb 4th)

Agnieszka Wozniak  is the latest top rider to offer her help to the Women’s Commissions Girls Mentoring Program in Munster. A former Junior on the Polish National Team , Agnieszka (Cork County CC) will lead out the girls on 4th of February in Cork , She is passionate about women’s racing   “there are so many women racing in Poland so there are always stand alone women’s races at all […]

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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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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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Foundation Training Day

The Women’s Commission hosted a training day for Novice / Beginner Riders on October 15th at Finnstown Castle Hotel in Dublin. The day included a coached Road spin for 80mins on a flat route, at a controlled pace. The group settled down to Soup & sandwich with coffee in the Beech Suite, after Showers in Leisure Centre. Women’s Commission Chairperson Róisín Kennedy presented a slide show on Women’s Cycling in […]

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Riders Converge on Blessington for Mid Term Girls Camp

Multi Discipline Variety and Bonding Characterise Wicklow Camp The future of Irish women’s cycling looks bright following the latest coaching initiative from the Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland. Youth development officer Orla Hendron assembled 21 youth bike riders along with 12 coaches and assistants for a highly successful mid-term girls camp centred on Avon Rí Lakeshore Adventure Resort in Blessington, Co Wicklow last month. With the twin aims of fostering […]

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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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Feb training camp for girls – sign-up now!

Participants at the autumn 2015 training camp – photo courtesy of Julie White.  The first of three training camps for young female cyclists will take place during the mid-term break, from Wednesday 17th February to Friday 19th February 2016.  The format will be similar to last years mid-term camp in Avon Ri, Co. Wicklow.  Over the three days, participants will try three different cycling disciplines; road biking, mountain biking and track […]

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2015 National Youth Championships…. Results

  The 2015 National Youth Championships was hosted this weekend by Westport Covey Wheelers in conjunction with Cycling Ireland. Individual titles contested in age categories U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, and U16 for boys and U12, U14, and U16 for Girls in Time Trail, Road Race, and Criterium were up for grabs. The championships form an important part of Ireland’s strong cycling heritage, and the event is designed to identify […]

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