Rás na mBan is the premier women's cycling event in Ireland. In its current format it runs for five days with a total of six stages to a total of over 400km of racing action.
For 2021 the event will be headquartered for the fifth time in County Kilkenny in south Leinster.
The event is promoted by the Rás na mBan Organising Committee under the auspices of Cycling Ireland.
After an enforced gap in 2020, the 2021 edition of the race is the 15th edition of the event in its current guise and marks 35 years of women's international stage racing in Ireland.