Cycling Ireland (CI) is the National Governing Body for cycling on the island of Ireland, recognised internationally by the UCI and UEC. The organisation was founded in 1987 following the amalgamation of a number of cycling bodies. Cycling Ireland operates across all cycling disciplines and is dedicated to promoting, developing, and organising cycling activities. Cycling Ireland receives support from both governments on the island and is considered one of the three priority sports within the Irish Government’s National Sports Policy 2018-2027.
With a membership of over 26,000 people and nearly 500 clubs, Cycling Ireland sanctions approximately 1,000 events and manages more than 200,000 event entries annually. The organisations strategic vision is to develop an island enriched by cycling.