Here we go again! Another weekend ahead but fingers crossed that week 3 is less wet, windy and snowy than the previous two!! As always if you have any events coming up that you would like to share with the club please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This is a selection of events from the Cycling Ireland Calendar, for more racing & leisure events see the event calendars on



Stagg Cycles Lucan GP
Lucan CRC have their annual Stagg Cycles Lucan Grand Prix from 10.30am Saturday with headquarters as usual in Dunsany GAA Club, Co Meath. There are three events on the card headlined by the 88km A1/A2 race comprising five laps of the ‘Green Sheds’ course. The A3/Junior race is also five laps and like the A1/A2 race limited to 120 entries while the A4 race is a four-lap race for up to 80 riders.

CLUB:  Lucan Cycling Road Club
DATE: Saturday, 16th March
START: 10.30am, Dunsany GAA Co. Meath (SIGN ON 9am)


An Caisleán Nua Classic
In Limerick, Newcastle West Cycling Club are gearing up for their 'Classic' on Saturday afternoon.
There are four races in total with options for A1/A2, A3/Jun, A4 and a Women's race with sign on at Tournafulla Community Centre just south of Newcastle West at 9.30am and racing due to begin at midday.

CLUB: Newcastle West CC
DATE: Saturday, 16th March
START: 12pm, Tournafulla Community Centre, Limerick, V42 CF30



Bobby Power Memorial Race
Tipperary legend Bobby Power is remembered in the 2019 edition of the annual Panduit Carrick Wheleers promotion in Clonea on Sunday.
There are three races on the Glenbower/Kilheffernan/Kilsheelan/Carrick on Suir circuit with the Bobby Power Memorial Race for A+A1 and A2 riders supported by the Thomas Sheehan Memorial race for A3 riders and the Landy Cup for A4 riders.  
CLUB: Panduit Carrick Wheelers
DATE: Sunday, 17th March
START: 11.00am, Swan GAA, Clonea


South East Road Club TT Series Round 3

EVENT LINK: SERC Facebook page
DATE: Saturday, 16th March
START: 10am, The Beehive Pub
Sign on cost €5
Sign on from 8:30am-9.30am at beehive.

John Twomey in action at Round 2 of the SERC TT (photo thanks to Sean Rowe)




Tara 200
This event was due to take place last weekend but was postponed due to the bad weather. Audax Ireland rate Saturday's Tara 200 as a three-star on their one to five star scale of climbing difficulty. The 200km event gets under way in Ashbourne at 8am.
There are three controls with two providing food and drink for the event which gets under way in Ashbourne at 10am.

CLUB: Audax Ireland
DATE: Sunday, 17th March
START: 8am, Ashbourne Retail Park, Ashbourne, Co. Meath



Stephen sends out a weekly email to all of the youths registered. If you are not receiving the email and would like to be added to the Google Group please get in touch with Stephen or Jen  - see Contacts page for email addresses.

Sunday March 17th: La Fheile Padraig. Corkagh Park for all.

Monday March 18th:Team Time Trial training for the Youth Tour of Scotland Boys and Girls squads. Jen has sent details to the parents involved . If you didn’t get it please let Jen or Stephen know



More details on these events will follow but for now pencil them into your diaries!

March 23rd at 10 am in Corkagh Park: Orla Hendron and Gillian McDarby will be running a Women's introduction to racing session. This is suitable for complete beginners to racing as well as a good refresher for more seasoned racers.

March 31st starting at 6am: The Midlands 300 is the second of the Orwell Audax events this year. After the snow on the day of the 200km we will have everything crossed for better weather. Despite a few lumps in this event it is still probably the flattest 300km event in the Audax year!

April 4th from 7pm: IT'S BACK!! The Club League for 2019 kicks off with the traditional Pine Forest TT opener. Time to see who has wintered well and got the training miles in;)

April 9th from 7pm: Round 1 of the Appleby Orwell Women's League kicks off with a TT starting in Batterstown. A fantastic race series for beginners and old hands alike.