The Rás Tailteann returns in 2022 with new route encompassing Limerick

By Christian Conroy / March 23, 2022 /

With the postponement of the last two years of the race, Cycling Ireland look to revamp and redesign this year all for the fans benefit. This year the Rás Tailteann wont be like the previous races before it as although all the race ends are the same, the beginning of the race is not. The new…

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WATCH: Barry Rogers previews the 2021 Tour De Munster in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland

By Joe Saunders / August 4, 2021 /

Barry Rogers previews the 2021 Tour De Munster in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland

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Cycling Ireland National Road Series returns to Limerick for Round 2

By Jack Neville / July 30, 2021 /

This weekend sees round two of the Cycling Ireland National Road Series take to the roads with a bumper four-day stage race. The event is back in Limerick in the picturesque rolling terrain on multiple courses around the town of Newcastle West. Round one took place on the challenging route around the village of Knockaderry…

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Limerick’s Oisin O’Callaghan to feature on Nationwide

By Jack Neville / July 5, 2021 /

Limerick sporting star Oisin O’Callaghan will feature on RTÉ’s Nationwide on July 5 at 7pm. In February, O’Callaghan was awarded the RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year gong after becoming the first Irish person to win a Junior World Downhill Mountain Bike Cup in in late 2020. The 18-year-old will feature on the weekly programme…

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CYCLING PREVIEW: Road National Series gets underway this weekend

By Joe Saunders / June 17, 2021 /

IRELAND’S premier cycling event begins this weekend as the country’s elite cyclists flock to the first race of the 2021 Road National Series. Newcastle West Wheelers play host to a racing bonanza on their Knockaderry, Limerick courses which gave some of the most dramatic racing for the 2020 National Championships.  Sunday, June 20 will begin…

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Rás Tailteann Will Not Return This Summer & Will Shift Focus to 2022

By Raffaele Rocca / March 19, 2021 /

Organisers of the Cáirde Rás Tilteann have decided to definitively postpone the 2021 Rás Tailteann slated for June this year and focus instead on running the event in 2022. The decision came following consultation with race stakeholders and volunteers. In recent months, organisers assessed options to safely put 2020’s postponed event back on the road in June…

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Limerick star Oisin O’Callaghan makes it two Junior World Cup titles in a week

By Jack Neville / October 19, 2020 /

Not to dwell on becoming the first Irish rider to win a rainbow jersey in any mountain bike downhill event last week in Leogang, Austria, young Limerick star Oisin O’Callaghan followed up that success by claiming his second Junior World Cup win in Maribor. O’Callaghan continued in his fine form and had almost 5.5 seconds…

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WATCH: Oisin O’Callaghan “I Don’t Think It’s Sunk In Fully Yet”

By Raffaele Rocca / October 12, 2020 /

Limerick’s latest World Champion Oisin O’Callaghan says his win at the UCI MTB Downhill Junior World Championships Title in Salzburg “hasn’t sunk in fully yet” The 17 year old claimed the title on Sunday morning and was speaking to event organisers after claiming his title.

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Limerick’s Oisin O’Callaghan Claims World Title In Salzburg

By Raffaele Rocca / October 11, 2020 /

Irish Cycling has a new World Champion, Oisin O’Callaghan. The 17-year old from Limerick claimed the UCI MTB Downhill Junior World Championships Title in Salzburg, Austria on Sunday morning. O’Callaghan blasted down the 2.3-kilometere course, dubbed the “Speedster” as speeds approaching 65 km / h on the rough terrain to finish in a time of…

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