Martyn Irvine

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Some of the cyclists who took part in Bike to Work Lunchtime Cycle which started from Grand Canal Square, Dublin through the city, the 5km spin was promoting safe cycling, fun way to get about and a healthy and stress free way to travel. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

“Yuh still holdin’ me up, Daddy?” I yelled over my shoulder, as dusk fell on a Belfast park. “Uh-huh,” came a faint reply. Peeking behind, I realised,(...)

Matthew Brammeier: will be part of the Irish team Aqua Blue Sport that will take part in the Vuelta a España in August. Photograph: Getty Images

Already the first-ever Irish team at the second division Pro Continental level, the Aqua Blue Sport team made history on Monday when it was announced (...)

Matt Brammeier: “I am starting to feel good. Things are coming together well and I am happy with where I am.” Photograph: Tim De Waele/Corbis via Getty Images)

Previously confirmed as one of the Irish riders on the historic Aqua Blue Sport team, multiple Irish champion Matt Brammeier says he is satisfied with(...)

Martyn Irvine won  gold and silver medals in the 2013 World Championships: with an indoor velodrome, other Irish cyclists could emulate him. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

A year and a half after Fingal County Council granted planning permission for what would be Ireland’s first indoor velodrome, there is as yet no sign(...)

Sam Bennett (second left) wins stage two of the Giro Della Toscana from Mark Cavendish (right). Photograph: Tim De Waele/Corbis via Getty Images.

With the elite road race championships now just over a week away, Sam Bennett gained an important confidence boost when he won the Paris-Bourges semi-(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett defended the Paris-Bourges semi-Classic on Thursday. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

With the elite road race championships now just over a week away, Sam Bennett gained an important confidence boost when he won the Paris-Bourges semi-(...)

 Martyn Irvine: “Now I am getting the chance to go back. I am doing 20, 30 hour training weeks now. I probably never did that before. I am getting everything laid down early. I am not going to mess about next year.”

Less than a year after announcing his retirement from cycling, former world track champion Martyn Irvine has said he is determined to make the most of(...)

Martyn Irvine pictured at the launch of the 2016 An Post Rás at Dublin Castle. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland’s only track world champion in the past 100 years, Martyn Irvine, has said that he is considering a return to the sport he retired from earlie(...)