Club officials can affiliate their club for 2024 via the Cycling Ireland Membership Portal from November 1st 2023.
There will be a number of simple steps required in order to complete affiliation.
In accordance with Cycling Ireland technical rules in order for a club to affiliate there are a number of requirements
• Pay the appropriate Affiliation & Provincial Fee
• Have a minimum of 6 members
• Have a Club Secretary, Chairperson, Treasurer & Safeguarding Officer as a minimum, all of whom must be a cycling Ireland member.
• Have a Club Constitution
• Have a Safeguarding Statement reviewed within the past two years.
• Have a Safeguarding Risk Assessment reviewed within the past two years.
Templates of the above documents can be found below.
The necessity for clubs to have a Safeguarding Officer was passed at the 2021 AGM and applies to all clubs, including those without member under 18. A Safeguarding Officer is relevant to vulnerable adults as well as U18s.
Pay the appropriate Cycling Ireland affiliation fee and provincial fee
o Cycling Ireland Fee - €150 (€50 late payment fee from 31/01/2024)
o Provincial Fee: Munster €150 | Connacht €140 | Leinster €130
Upload relevant documents & club information
Documents uploaded last year will be visible here and you can amend/review as necessary.
o Club Constitution – Template Here
o Safeguarding statement – Template Here
o Safeguarding Risk Assessment - Template Here
Please see here for more information on completing a Child Safeguarding statement & Risk Assessment.
Set up club membership fees & confirm/assign club officials
o If you wish to collect your Club membership fees you can set them up here. A stripe account is required to collect membership fees via the system - Stripe set up guide
o Confirm / Assign club officials. All Club officials need a valid 2024 membership. Club officials can renew themselves individually in advance of club affiliation or the club secretary can renew memberships for all club officials.