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Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 1/16

August 6, 2016
A look back on Day One for Team Ireland at Rio 2016

Team Ireland at Rio 2016: Day 1/16

August 6, 2016
Rio 2016 Team Ireland Live Blog: Day 1

Rio 2016 - Team Ireland Profile

August 5, 2016
Pictures and Profiles of all 77 athletes competing for Ireland at the Olympic Games Rio 2016

Roche Confirms Team Future Ahead Of Rio 2016

August 1, 2016
Monday 1 August 2016 Nicholas Roche has received a major boost ahead of competing for Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The 32 year old is to join BMC Racing for the 2017 season, where he will team up with fellow Olympian Richie Porte of Team Australia and US cyclist Tejay van Garderen. General Manager […]

Team Ireland Grows For Rio 2016 with Cycling and Modern Pentathlon

June 17, 2016
First ever track cyclist and modern pentathlon’s Natalya Coyle bring Team Ireland to 54 Athletes 17 June 2016 – Dublin, Ireland: The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) is today delighted to announce jointly with Cycling Ireland and Pentathlon Ireland, that a further four athletes have been selected to represent Team Ireland at the Rio 2016 […]

UCI Confirms Olympic Qualification Slots

January 19, 2016
The UCI has confirmed that Team Ireland has qualified two road racing places at the Olympic Games in Rio this summer. The places are in the Men’s Elite Road Race, and over the coming months Cycling Ireland will make a nomination to the Olympic Council of Ireland regarding the selection process for these places. The […]

Irvine retires from Cycling

January 5, 2016
Former world track champion Martyn Irvine has retired from the sport. In 2013, the Newtonards man made history by winning the scratch race gold medal at the world championships in Minsk, as well as securing silver in the individual pursuit. And while Martyn claimed another sliver medal a year later, the 30-year-old has struggled to find his […]

Mullen 11th at World Championships

September 22, 2015
Ryan Mullen has finished in 11th place in the Under 23 Time Trial on the first day of action at the World Road Championships in Richmond, Virginia. Eddie Dunbar was 38th in the same event while Ciara Doogan was 28th in the earlier Women's Junior Time Trial. Last year's silver medallist Mullen started second last […]

Team Ireland EYOF Team Return Home

August 4, 2015
Team Ireland  returned home from the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia to a great reception in Dublin Airport yesterday.   Athletics (5)  and Swimming (5) won 10 medals and there were excellent performances from all of our athletes in Athletics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo and Swimming. It was the most successful team ever at this level […]

Mullen Excels in Cycling Time Trial

June 18, 2015
Team Ireland's Ryan Mullen put in a great performance today in the Men's Cycling Time Trial finishing in 8th place. More to follow.... Full results here:  

Ryan 15th in Time Trial

June 18, 2015
Congratulations to Team Ireland's Caroline Ryan who put in an excellent performance to finish 15th in this morning's Women's Cycling time trial in a time of 33:29.55. The race was won by Ellen Van Dijk  from the Netherlands in a time of 32:26:87. Full list of results below:   Ryan Mullen will be racing […]

Irish Cyclist Martyn Irvine Interview

May 28, 2015
Martyn Irvine is a seven time Irish Track & Road National Champion and represented Ireland at the 2012 Olympic Games. Although disappointed with his performance in London, Martyn bounced back to form last November, winning two silver medals for Ireland at the Track World Cup in Glasgow. However the best was yet to come. On […]

Ireland’s track cycling progress

February 23, 2015
The Irish track team brought their World Championships campaign to a conclusion in Paris yesterday, with the standout performances coming from Caroline Ryan and Eoin Mullen. World U23 TT silver medallist Ryan Mullen was seventh in the individual pursuit on Saturday, Eoin Mullen set a new personal best for the sprint and finished inside the […]

Irvine 10th in Paris scratch race

February 20, 2015
Ireland's Martyn Irvine had to settle for 10th in the men's scratch race at the Track World Championships. The Ards rider, world champion two years ago, missed the five-man breakaway with a quarter of the race to go as Germany's Lucas Liss took gold. Irvine will now turn his attention to his main target in Paris, […]

Olympic Games Road Cycling Time Trial

February 3, 2015
The new venue for the Road Time Trial will be in Pontal, located in the west Rio. The temporary venue will host the men’s and women’s time trial races, in which riders leave the starting line individually, every 90 seconds, with the cyclist who completes the course in the fastest time winning the gold medal. The […]

Track Cycling World Cup - Colombia

January 13, 2015
Cycling Ireland has entered a large team in next weekend's UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Cali, Colombia. This is the third and final World Cup on the Track Cycling 2014/15 calendar, with more valuable Olympic qualification points available. Racing begins on Friday with the Men and Women's Team Pursuit Squads competing, the Men's Team […]

Deirdre Murphy 2000 Olympian RIP

November 13, 2014
The Olympic Council have been informed of the passing of Irish Cyclist and Sydney 2000 Olympian Deidre Bader (nee Murphy -far right in photo), beloved wife of Lawrence S. Bader, adoring mother of Ethan Russell Bader, cherished daughter of Daniel Murphy and Sally Kandle, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2014 at the Calvary Hospital […]

World Time Trial Silver for Mullen

September 22, 2014
Ireland's Ryan Mullen lost out on a gold medal at the World Under-23 Individual Time Trial in Spain to Australia’s Campbell Flakemore by just 0.48 of a second. Mullen had set the mark in difficult conditions  recording a time of 43:50.42  and sat in gold medal position. It was an anxious wait for the 20-year-old cyclist […]

Irish Team Road World Championships

September 10, 2014
Cycling Ireland has announced a strong team to compete across the categories at the UCI Road World Championships which take place in Ponferrada, Spain from 21st - 28th September. The thirteen rider team will compete across the junior, U23 and senior categories in the picturesque Spanish town, with the time trials dominating the first half […]

Knight wins World Silver

July 23, 2014
Ireland’s Josie Knight has won a Silver Medal in the Junior Women’s Individual Pursuit at the UEC European Track Championships U23/Junior in Anadia, Portugal. Knight earlier qualified for the final as the fastest qualifier posting 2.29.467 for the 2km race against the clock, guaranteeing her a medal in the gold medal ride off against Russia’s […]

Ryan Mullen National Road Race Champion

June 30, 2014
Ryan Mullen stormed to victory at the National Road Race championships in Multyfarnham yesterday, the 19-year-old An Post Chain Reaction rider going clear of a 10-man escape group with 35km to go in the 171km race. The leading group built up a lead of more than two minutes on the rest of the field, leaving pre-race favourites Sam […]

World Track Silver for Irvine

February 28, 2014
Ireland’s Martyn Irvine has won silver in the scratch race at the World Track Championships in Colombia. Irvine put up a superb defence of the title he won last year but eventually finished second in a sprint finish behind Ivan Kovalev of Russia. Ryan Mullen finished fourth in the individual pursuit in what was an […]

European Games Baku 2015 Sport Qualification Systems

February 2, 2014
We are pleased to attach the Sports Qualification Documents (version 1.0) for 16 of the sports which are confirmed for the inaugural European Games in Baku 2015. These documents may be liable to some small changes and clarifications by the European Federations and we will inform you of these as they happen. Update: Please click […]

Cycling Bronze for Caroline Ryan

December 11, 2013
Caroline Ryan was the first Irish woman to win a medal at the UCI Track World Cup when she took bronze in the 3km individual pursuit on the velodrome in Aguascalientes, Mexico at the weekend. Having already qualified for the points race in the upcoming world track championships on Friday night – when she finished […]

Martyn Irvine returns to action

October 18, 2013
World scratch race champion Martyn Irvine returns to International competition today when he lines out as part of the Irish team at the European track cycling championships in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. Irvine from Newtownards, Co Down,  became the first Irishman in 116 years to win a senior world title on the track. Having been injured for […]

EYOF2013 Cycling Team - Ireland

July 16, 2013
The Irish Cycling Team results for the time trials this morning in Utrecht at the EYOF   Ciaran Doogan - 30th place (00:14:25.41) Emily Birchall - 41st place (00:14:36.45) Josie Knight  - 50th place  (00:14:51.33)   Full results:-

Dan Martin Tour de France

June 26, 2013
Irish Olympian Dan Martin, the Catalunya and Liege-Baston-Liege winner could co-lead the  Garmin Sharp Tour de France team which features 2012 Giro d’Italia champion and former top-ten finisher, Ryder Hesjedal, young American Andrew Talansky, making his Tour de France debut, two-time top-ten finisher Christian Vande Velde, top-ten finisher Tom Danielson, stage winner David Millar, recent Giro d’Italia stage winner Ramunas Navardausaks, and rounded-out by Jack Bauer and Rohan Dennis, both […]

Dan Martin's achievements in Barcelona

March 25, 2013
Irish Olympian Dan Martin of Garmin-Sharp who won the Volta a Catalunya in Barcelona, becomes only the second Irishman to achieve the feat.   Martin, who had led the race’s general classification since winning stage four on Thursday, finished towards the front of the field today to maintain his 17-second lead over Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez of Katusha […]

Irvine wins Gold and Silver

February 22, 2013
Martyn Irvine grabbed what is only Ireland’s second World Championship track title in history with a scintillating display in the velodrome in Minsk, Belarus. The 27-year-old rider from Newtownards attacked 10 laps from the end of the 60 lap, 15 kilometre scratch race, got a gap and then held off those chasing frantically behind. He […]

Track Cycling World Cup

January 16, 2013
Irish track cyclists Caroline Ryan and Eoin Mullen are set to race in the track cycling World Cup in Mexico this week, from the 17th - 19th January. Both riders will be racing in two disciplines over the competition, with Mullen aiming to gain enough points to qualify for the World Championships in Minsk next […]





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