Sunday, 5th March 2017.
Marathon (42k approx.) – €10.
(Start window – 9.30 to 11.30am from Athy)
Athy (start – above the lock at the Stradbally Road Bridge) to Monasterevin via the Grand Canal; Portage from canal to river (two stage portage); Monasterevin to Athy via the River Barrow
At the Olympic Council of Ireland EGM held this evening, a new Olympic council have been voted into place by the national Governing bodies. Canoeing Ireland’s interests were represented by Paul Donnelly – President, Neil Fleming – High performance Representative and Executive board member – Ike Jacob.
These are the results of the votes for the IOC:
President: Sarah Keane
1st Vice President: Colin Barrington
2nd vice president: Robert Norwood
Hon General Secretary: Sarah O’Shea
Hon Treasurer: Billy Kennedy
Executive: Robert Johnson
Executive: Denis Toomey
Executive: Lochlann Walsh
Executive: Georgina Drumm
Executive: Ciaran Gallagher
Executive: Patrick John Nolan
Executive: Darren O’Neill
Canoeing Ireland statement on resignation of Mr. Karl Dunne with effect from 14/2/17
Canoeing Ireland wishes to advise that Mr. Karl Dunne has resigned from the post of Chief Executive Officer with Canoeing Ireland.
Karl was the most senior employee of the organisation for the entire period of his service with Canoeing Ireland since 1 March 2012, and as such oversaw a series of exciting and innovative developments in the sport of canoeing. He served as company secretary, high performance director, designated person in relation to child protection and as Canoeing Ireland’s Anti-doping officer.
As Chief Executive Officer of Canoeing Ireland, Karl discharged a wide range of responsibilities to develop and drive the strategic goals of the organisation and for fostering and promoting contacts with stakeholders and the media in order to promote the profile and interests of Canoeing Ireland and the sport of canoeing in Ireland.
Karl was responsible for the organisation and running of the International Liffey Descent; Canoeing Ireland’s flagship event. He also oversaw the High Performance strategy for the organisation and served as Team Manager for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
We wish Karl every success in the future and thank him for his efforts on behalf of Canoeing in Ireland.
For more up to date information see: canoe.ie/inny-wild-water-races-2017-rescheduled/
Please click on the link below to view the 2017 Canoe Slalom Selection Policy
Please click link below to see the responses.