Catherine Mahoney Elected to Cycling Ireland Board  


Cycling Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Catherine Mahoney as a Director to the Board, following an election at the Cycling Ireland EGM on Monday 27th, November 2023.  


Catherine holds a PhD in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology and an MSc in Statistics from University College Dublin and has extensive experience in administration and governance. She will join the other nine Board members with immediate effect. 


A member of UCD Cycling Club since 2017, Catherine served as the Vice President of the UCD Athletic Union Council from 2019 to 2021. She also served as the Vice President of Student Sport Ireland (SSI) from 2020 to 2023. 


As SSI Vice President, Catherine contributed to the formation of the SSI Student Commission and served as the Irish student delegate to the 2022 International University Sports Federation World Forum in Cartago, Costa Rica. 


Catherine is an active road, track, and gravel racing cyclist and remains very involved in the sport.  


President of Cycling Ireland, Dr Tom Daly said:  


β€œOn behalf of all the Cycling Ireland community, I wish to thank both candidates for putting themselves forward for the position of Director on the Board of Cycling Ireland: we are fortunate to have members with their experience, skills and commitment prepared to volunteer for this important governance role. I congratulate Catherine on her election and, along with the other Board members, I look forward to working with her on the continuing development of our organisation.” 


Looking forward to taking up her new role, Catherine added:  


β€œI am delighted to have been elected to the Board of Cycling Ireland. I have had the privilege of being involved in riding and racing with Cycling Ireland over the last six years, and I look forward to the opportunity to give back to an organisation that means so much to me. Having served as Vice President of both the UCD Athletic Union Council and the Board of Student Sport Ireland, I hope to bring my experience and enthusiasm for student cycling and sports governance to Cycling Ireland.”