The 2017 edition of the Rás na mBan cycle race will return to County Kilkenny from 6 September.
Marieke Kerkvliet scored a sub-16 minute time to take Stage 4 of the 2016 Ras na mBan in Kilkenny.
Danish rider Rikke Lønne dominated stage 3 of the 2016 Rás na mBan in tricky weather conditions in Kilkenny.
Dutchwoman Melissa Van Neck claimed stage 2 of the 2016 Rás na mBan through Castlecomer.
The Kilkenny man is in action today
The 2016 Ras na mBan gets underway in Kilkenny on Wednesday 7 September with 25 teams competing.
Want to know where to watch the 2016 Rás na mBan? Here's all the stages for this year's race in Kilkenny.
Ireland's premier women's cycling race, Rás na mBan is moving to Kilkenny for five days in September 2016.