Category Archives: Downhill

DH and XC National Championships 2016

The weekend of 16 & 17 July 2016 sees the Irish National Championships for both the downhill and cross-country mountain bikers.  Both events are pre-entry ONLY and must be pre-entered a week in advance (10 July cut-off).  Carrick mountain Co. Wicklow is the venue for the downhill and Bellurgan Park, Co. Louth for the cross-country.


Registration for the downhill national championships is here.


The link to the cross-country registration system here.



The highlight of the Irish Downhill Mountainbike calendar is always the National Championships. Rostrevor has hosted this event several times over the years and it never disappoints. Expect an awesome track with high speed technical features and jumps starting high on the slopes of Slievebane. We are going to go crazy this year so bring your friends for support and get your heckle on!!!L2094 Continue reading


UPDATED: IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nominations and Motions for this years Offroad AGM

Thank you all very much for your Nominations and Motions for this years AGM of the Offroad Commission. We hope the clearer structure of the Commission going forward will prove useful for developing the sport and supporting riders into the future.

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Offroad Commission AGM Motions & Notifications

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This years Offroad AGM will be held on the 25th of October (venue TBC but close to Dublin)

Please send motions and nominations to
The deadline for motions is Monday the 20th and Wednesday the 22nd for nominations. We are accepting nominations for the position of the Chairman, Treasurer, CX and DH coordinator and regional development officers for all 4 provinces.
Please see the attached structure for 2015. Offroad Commission 2015 Structure.

Thank you
The Offroad Commission

iDMS Round FIVE | Online Entry Closes at Midnight.

The 2014 iDMS will close out with a bang with round FIVE at Carrick on the 27th & 28th of September and to make it even more worth while, were offering double points for the win!
Online entry closes for Round FIVE, Wednesday, the 24th of Sept at midnight!

You can check out who’s entered HERE

If you don’t see your name on the list, you can check and see if there is part of your registration to be competed HERE or contact to query your entry.

Carrick, Co. Wicklow | 27th + 28th of SeptemberENTER NOW

Carrick has been host to some great racing from a variety of host clubs. It is held high as one of the best courses in the country and should prove a fantastic venue to close out the series.

Timing will be Tag Heuer live timing, provided by Voilla Timing.

Medical cover in the form of ambulance on both days and an advanced roaming paramedic.

Catering will be available both days! Ulla & Kurt, aka “The Germans”, will be on site filling us with some of the best food you will find at any race along with fresh coffee, teas, soup.

On-the-day entries will be accepted but there will be a €10 surcharge so make sure you get entered before hand.

You must have your number board from the iDMS rounds, if you have competed already this year. Failure will result in needing a replacement board at a cost of €10.
New entries get a number board when signing on. The BLUE national championship number boards will not be accepted.
Your number MUST be legible, if your board’s numbers are not legible please speak to a member of the race organisers team.

Practicing the course prior to the event will lead to your disqualification if you are caught! There will be no bending of this rule. The venue at Carrick depends heavily on the kindness of the local residents, we must respect their privacy in the lead up to the event.

Online entry will close, Wednesday, the 24th of Sept at midnight.

Carrick, Co. Wicklow | 27th + 28th of SeptemberENTER NOW

Two of the local Glenealy lads – Rory O’Kelly and Roy Kenny – put this together for us. They have assured us they did not peek once and weren’t practicing the course.

That’s a joke, obviously, the guys at asked them nicely to make this video for us!



08:30 – 13:00 Race registration.
09:30 Open practice for all riders.
16:00 Course Closed.
16:05 Riders’ meeting. (at organisers discretion)


08:30 – 13:00 Race registration.
09:00 Open practice for all.
11:00 Timed seeding run followed by one timed race run.
17:30 Last Elite racer down.
17:45 Podium


Carrick, Co. Wicklow | 27th + 28th of SeptemberENTER NOW