Rick Delaney

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Eddie Dunbar will ride his first Grand Tour with Team Ineos. Photograph: Getty Images

We were caught between the headwind and the tailwind crossing over the Wicklow Gap, hands and feet uncomfortably numb, bike and rider both gently shiv(...)

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(...)

 Danish rider Lasse Norman Hansen of  Aqua Blue Sports celebrates taking stage one of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour in Victoria, Australia. Photograph:  Con Chronis/Getty Images

Facing a demoralising start to the season after a number of race organisers overlooked the team for wildcard slots, the Irish Aqua Blue Sport squad ha(...)

Martyn Irvine has announced his second retirement from cycling. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Having made his return to pro cycling post-retirement earlier this year, Martyn Irvine has decided to once more put an end to his competitive career. (...)

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(...)

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 (...)

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-(...)