Sean Mckenna

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Holdsworth’s Damien Shaw leading in the Rás Tailteann earlier this year.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

As the 2018 racing season heads into the traditional winter break, there are uncertainties relating to Irish riders and teams for next year. The Irish(...)

An image from Marh 2018 showing seven of the 14 ‘hooded men’, who were kept in hoods interned in Northern Ireland in 1971. (From left) Jim Auld, Patrick McNally, Liam Shannon, Fracncie McGuigan, Davy Rodgers, Brian Turley and Joe Clarke. Photograph: PA

The Government is to appeal the European Court of Human Right’s finding that 14 men in Northern Ireland were not tortured when detained by the British(...)

 Rás Tailteann overall race winner Luuc Bugter (Netherlands Delta Cycling X) with Naoise Ensor and race director Eimear Dignam. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Following the successful running of the Rás Tailteann last week, race director Eimear Dignam has confirmed an ongoing search for sponsorship for the 2(...)

Riders pass the Rock of Cashel during stage  six of the Rás Tailteann, from  Mitchelstown to Carlow yesterday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Irishman Seán McKenna raced to victory on stage six of the Rás Tailteann on Friday, winning a bunch sprint into Carlow – but earlier was in despair ab(...)

Ryan Mullen: “I’m a TT rider and I’m here to ride the TT, so I’m going to give it my best like I always do and see where that gets me.” Photograph: Tim de Waele/Getty Images

Irish road race and time-trial champion Ryan Mullen will start his first Grand Tour with immediate ambition, trying to win Friday’s opening stage of t(...)

Seven of the 14 ‘hooded men’, who were kept in hoods interned in Northern Ireland in 1971, (from left) Jim Auld, Patrick McNally, Liam Shannon, Fracncie McGuigan, Davy Rodgers, Brian Turley and Joe Clarke, following a press conference at KRW Law in Belfast on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected the Government’s case that fourteen men interned in Northern Ireland in the 1970s were subjected to to(...)

 An Post Chainreaction  team: Matthew Teggart, Seán McKenna, Seán Kelly, Damien Shaw and Conor Hennebry at the 2017 team launch in Calpe, Spain.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The An Post Chainreaction Seán Kelly team’s search for a new title sponsor shifted focus on Monday, with the Irish team accepting that it was too late(...)

 Ryan Mullen: claimed the Irish elite time trial championship in Wexford. Photograph:  Jamie Squire/Getty

After netting eighth in the recent stage one time trial in the Tour de Suisse, Ryan Mullen continued his strong form against the clock when he took t(...)

Damien Shaw will again race with the An Post Chainreaction Seán Kelly squad in this year’s An Post Rás. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With Sunday’s race start looming on the horizon, the organisers of the An Post Rás have confirmed that 195 riders will line out in the event this year(...)

An Post Chain Reaction Seán Kelly Team launch in  Calpe, Spain:  Matthew Teggart, Seán McKenna, Seán Kelly, Damien Shaw and Conor Hennebry. Photograph: Inpho

Always a team hungry for success, the An Post-Chain Reaction squad has additional incentive to clock up results this season. A change of chief executi(...)

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