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Darren Rafferty of Villeneuve Cycliste wins Junior Men’s Cycling Ireland National Road Championships in Wicklow. Photograph: INPHO/Bryan Keane

When the Sean Kelly/Stephen Roche era drew to a close in the early 1990s, it seemed like only a matter of time before Irish cycling would be riding th(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett is upbeat about his chances in the 2022 Tour de France. File photograph: Getty

Sam Bennett’s goal of returning to Tour de France success will hinge on a half dozen stages suited to his abilities in next year’s race. Details of t(...)

The French woman, who has not been named, sent one cyclist tumbling – with dozens more falling to the ground as a consequence – because of a cardboard sign she was holding at a television camera. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images

Prosecutors in the trial of a roadside spectator who caused a massive pile-up during the first stage of the Tour de France in June called on Thursday (...)

Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche in action for Ireland during training ahead of the 2013 UCI Road World Championships  in Florence, Italy. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

A neighbour from down on Fiery Lane swung by last weekend riding a brand new electric bike and seemingly a little high on his own adrenaline tried to (...)

Ben Healy has been signed by the EF Education-Nippo team for next season. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

In what is a case of perfect timing, Ireland has secured the addition of its latest rider to cycling’s top-tier WorldTour level one day after Nicolas (...)

Darren Rafferty during the UCI Road World Championships, racing from Knokke-Heist to Bruges. Photograph: Tim de Waele/Getty Images

Darren Rafferty finished 11th quickest in the junior time trial at cycling’s world road championships on Tuesday, taking the highest finish thus far o(...)

Dan Martin has already made steps for life after cycling as one of the founders of Rubix Venture Partners. Photograph: Chris Auld/Future Publishing via Getty Images

In the end, the deciding factor for Dan Martin wasn’t the Covid-19 he picked up in March, nor the dangerous conditions he experienced in the Giro d’It(...)

 Sam Bennett during the 47th Volta Ao Algarve 2021. Photograph: Luc Claessen/Getty Images

She is feigning injury and crippled instead by her own fear of failure . . . She’s the pinnacle of mental weakness and the same as women who still ret(...)

Sam Bennett last competed in the Volta ao Algarve in Portugal in early May. Photograph: Luc Claessen/Getty Images

Sam Bennett has been named as the surprise leader of the Irish team at this week’s European road championships in Trento, Italy, with the sprinter set(...)

Dan Martin celebrates his win at the Giro d’Italia in May. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

The news that Dan Martin has decided to retire at the end of the current racing season will come as a surprise to many in the sport, not least because(...)

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