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The Cycling Ireland BMX Commission has been established to operate and control the cycling discipline of ‘BMX Racing’ on the island of Ireland. The BMX Commission operates under the auspices of the National Federation, Cycling Ireland, and is governed by its Procedures, Rules, Ethics and Codes of Conduct.

 

The BMX Commission will proactively engage in all operational, developmental, technical, promotional and governance of BMX Racing in Ireland. The Commission will be known as “BMX Ireland – A Commission of Cycling Ireland”.

 

Our ‘Terms of Procedure’ offers a comprehensive and detailed statement of the Commissions’ roles, responsibilities and objectives. This document can be  downloaded at the bottom of this page.

 

 

 

Commission Members

 

 

Alison Murphy (Leinster)

Alison works closely with our colleagues in Cycling Ireland to ensure BMX complies with all rules, regulations and ethics. She brings to her role many years experience of involvement in different cycling disciplines and is currently a BMX Commissaire. Alison’s role also includes the Commission’s social media, web and digital communications strategy.

 

 

 

 

 

Barry O’Keeffe (Munster)
Bio to follow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Derek Jolly (Munster)
Introduced to BMX racing at a very young age Derek represented Ireland at youth level in the World and European Championships in the late 1980’s, today he is a founder member of the Cork BMX Club. Having worked in the Extreme Sports Industry, Derek has gained valuable experience in raising the profile and aiding the progression of sports which face similar issues to those facing the BMX community. Delighted with the level support and structure received by Cycling Ireland, BMX Ireland, and various local City Councils, Derek is looking forward to a bright future for BMX in Ireland.

 

 

Eamonn Wyer (Leinster)

Eamonn is one of the country’s top BMX racers and brings to the Commission a legacy of experience, knowledge and skills. He was a founding member of BMX Ireland and has been instrumental in the resurgence of BMX Racing in Ireland, which compliments his role as Head of National Track Development. Eamonn also oversees all Technical issues relating to the running of the Sport and is a BMX Commissaire and ‘higher level’ BMX Coach.

 

 

 

 

Kevin McShane (Ulster)

Kevin has been a competitive BMX racer both Nationally and Internationally. He takes responsibility for the Administrative, Financial and Marketing/PR roles of the Commission, and previously chaired BMX Ireland, the group who ran BMX racing before the current Commission came into existence. He is also a BMX Commissaire and works closely with the Commission’s Head of National Track Development on a regional basis.

 

 

 

 

Padraig Marrey (Connaught)

Padraig is the inspiration  behind the Western Lakes Cycling Club BMX track, the first in Ireland since the re-emergence of the sport from the dark ages. Padraig is a top level UCI cycling coach and is also, impressively, a past winner of the Gaelforce adventure race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Bell (Ulster)
Steve is a lengendary BMXer in Ireland and boasts three decades of involvement in BMX and MTB. He has represented Ireland at National and International events and is a current BMX Commissaire and a qualified ‘higher level’ BMX Coach. Steve has responsibility for BMX Junior Rider and Youth Development Programmes across the Island.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Downloads

 

BMX RulesHERE

 

Terms of ProcedureHERE

 

Cycling Ireland Code of ConductHERE

 

 2016 BMX Ireland Annual Report – HERE

 

BMX Ireland AGM Standing Orders – HERE

 

 

 Should you have any questions please contact us via our CONTACT PAGE.