Ronan Mclaughlin in action during last year’s Everesting attempt on Mamore Gap in Donegal.

Some said it wouldn’t last, not for long anyway, and Irish rider Ronan McLaughlin has regained his world record for the fastest ascent on a bicycle up(...)

Morgan Cabot, as she nears completion of the Everesting challenge of cycling the equivalent of Mt Everest’s altitude on Mount Seymour in Vancouver, Canada. Photograph: Alec Jacobson/New York Times

The biking challenge known as Everesting is catching on: pick a hill and cycle up it for 8,848 metres, the same as the world’s highest mountain (...)

In action for Team Ireland in 2016, Ronan McLaughlin has broken the world record for the fastest ascent on a bicycle up the height of Mount Everest. File photograph: Inpho

Some said it couldn’t be conquered, not so fast anyway, but Irish rider Ronan McLaughlin has broken the world record for the fastest ascent on a bicyc(...)

This was McLaughlin’s second win of the year with the 32 year-old also having come home first in the North Pole Road Race on St Patrick’s Day.

Ronan McLaughlin became the first rider since a teenage Sean Kelly to win back-to-back Shay Elliott Memorial races on Sunday afternoon. The Donegal ri(...)

Ronan McLaughlin (right) is going for back-to-back wins at the Shay Elliott Memorial. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ronan McLaughlin returns to Wicklow for the 62nd staging of the Shay Elliott Memorial race this weekend aiming to become for the first rider to retain(...)

A number of events were held in Waterford to mark the centenary of a shipping disaster in 1917. Photograph: Robin Barnett/Twitter

Relatives of two men who died when two merchant ships were torpedoed by a German submarine in December 1917 have spoken of their pride at seeing their(...)

Ireland’s  Denis Lynch  riding All Star 5 during the Longines Global Champions Tour event  in London. Photograph: Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images

Denis Lynch fared best of the three Irish riders competing at five-star level at the Global Champions Tour in London on Friday when second in the 1.55(...)

Ireland’s  Daniel Martin of the team Quick-Step Floors cuts the finish line to win the second stage of the Algarve Tour cycling race, over 189.3km between Lagoa and Alto da Foia, Monchique, Portugal. Photograph: EPA

Dan Martin showed superb form in Portugal on Thursday, taking a victory on what is only his second stage race of 2017. The Irish QuickStep Floors ride(...)

Irish riders Ronan McLaughlin and Eoin Morton pictured at the launch of the 2017 An Post Rás which will begin on Sunday May 21st at Dublin Castle and finish on Sunday May 28th in Skerries. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Beginning in Dublin Castle and spending a total of five days in Donegal, the route of the 2017 An Post Rás will see the riders take on two of the toug(...)

Dan Martin: “The team is strong, so let’s see what we’re going to do.” Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Having passed up on his usual Vuelta a España participation following his twin goals of the Tour de France and Olympic road race, Dan Martin’s altern(...)

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