Conor Dunne

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Ireland’s  Eddie Dunbar. He showed strong form recently when he was fifth on a stage and seventh overall in the Tour de La Provence. Photograph:  Luc Claessen/Getty Images

Although the organisers of the Rás Tailteann made the difficult decision last week not to run the world-ranked race this year due to slow progress in (...)

 Conor Dunne: he  has spent much of his career working for others, but stepped things up last year when he took the national title with a superb breakaway effort.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

With the competitive year ramping up, Irish riders have got their season underway in various events. National champion Conor Dunne showed strongly t(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett celebrating after winning  the  last stage of the  Giro d’Italia in Rome in May. Photograph: Getty Images

Sam Bennett’s superb season was recognised by Cycling Ireland at its awards night on Saturday, with the Carrick-on-Suir sprinter given the accolade fo(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett winning the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia from Pizzo to Praia a Mare back in May. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Sam Bennett ended the 2018 season on a high, basking in the satisfaction of the best season he has had thus far as a professional cyclist. The Carrick(...)

 Conor Dunne celebrates winning the Cycling Ireland Road Racing National Championships in Sligo last July. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Having been left without a slot for 2019 when the Aqua Blue Sport team collapsed at the end of August, national road race champion Conor Dunne has bee(...)

Team Aqua Blue’s Conor Dunne celebrates winning the Cycling Ireland Road Racing National Championships, Sligo, in July. Photograph: Inpho

One week after Team Sky announced the signing of Eddie Dunbar, the Irishman’s former Aqua Blue Sport teammate Conor Dunne remains unsure about the dir(...)

Nicolas Roche: finding the going tough in the Vuelta a España. Photograph:  Tim de Waele/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche missed a split on stage six of the Vuelta a España on Thursday, with the first 50 riders gaining one minute 44 seconds on Roche’s group(...)

Team Aqua Blue’s Conor Dunne celebrates winning the National Road Racing Championships. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A year after it became the first Irish team to ride the Vuelta a España and the first to win a stage in that Spanish Grand Tour, the Aqua Blue Sport t(...)

Nicolas Roche is competing in the Dubai Tour. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

Irish riders Conor Dunne and Nicolas Roche were both prominent on Thursday’s third stage of the Dubai Tour, driving the pace when the peloton split in(...)

The Aqua Blue Sport riders in team time trial formation prior to Saturday’s start of the race. Photograph: Karen Edwards.

When Cork businessman Rick Delaney laid out his goals for his new Irish pro cycling team last autumn, taking part in one of the sport’s three week Gra(...)

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