# cycling ireland

Last month
February 2023
# sport ireland campus
Planning permission granted for Ireland's first indoor velodrome
The facility will include 12 badminton courts and the new headquarters for Cycling Ireland and Badminton Ireland.
Last year
# statement
'Difficult decision' - Cycling Ireland not sending team to World Championships
Australia hosts the 2022 UCI Road World Cycling Championships next month.
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# national champs
Elite Irish cyclists are back on track today
Cycling Ireland’s high performance coach chats to us about advice for amateur riders and how Brian O’Driscoll faired when pitted into a fitness test on the saddle.
# Matt McKerrow
Cycling Ireland appoint former Triathlon chief as new CEO
Australian Matt McKerrow returns to Ireland following six years away.
# world champions
Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title
The Paralympic Champions won silver in the Road Race in Rio last year, on Friday securing a first ever world title in South Africa.
# Right on track
Ireland's Mark Downey wins gold at Track Cycling World Cup event in Colombia
It comes as the youngster’s second UCI Track World Cup gold medal.
# paralympics
Meet Ireland's Paralympic team: The cyclists
We’ve taken a closer look at Team Ireland ahead of the Games.
# spokesman intervention
Here's why a decision about a postage stamp went all the way to Cabinet
It may seem a little odd – but we’re told it’s not unusual for the Taoiseach and his ministers to make a call on stamps.
# Dangerous
Cyclists warned about caffeine supplements after two young riders fall ill
Two young competitors under 18 became ill during an event last weekend, with one requiring hospital treatment.
# be active
The streets of Dublin are being taken over by cyclists next Sunday for an inaugural bike ride
The inaugural Great Dublin Bike Ride takes place on Sunday 13 September.
# On Yer Bike
You know you're obsessed with cycling if…
You have more bikes than you do ex-girlfriends for starters.
# Going For Gold
Keep an eye on Colombia as Ireland's Martyn Irvine defends his world title
Caroline Ryan denied a medal in the final stages as Track Cycling World Championships get underway in Colombia.
# Closure
UCI have dropped their lawsuit against me - Kimmage
The news comes just weeks after Pat McQuaid was defeated in the organisation’s presidential election.
Cycling: Pat McQuaid's presidential nomination declared void
Cycling Ireland have reportedly made the move as, “the rules for holding meetings may not have been rigidly adhered to.”
# Under Pressure
Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination
McQuaid has since responded, claiming the meeting is being held as a result of a “technicality”.
# revelation
Betsy Andreu email inspires Cycling Ireland official to quit
Former board member Anthony Moran denies that he is “anti-Pat McQuaid” in the wake of his resignation.
# steps down
Cycling Ireland board member resigns after opposing Pat McQuaid nomination
Anthony Moran was the Vice-President of Cycling Ireland and has been a board member since 2009.