Well done to Michael Fitzsimon's and his result yesterday at the U23 Worlds in Minsk, Belarus. He was the 2nd fastest qualifier for the final and will be racing for gold tomorrow morning at 8:15am, Irish time. We will all have our fingers crossed for him!. It'd be great if everyone could support him considering [...]
Irelands newest Blueway, which travels along the Ilen River from Skibbereen to Baltimore, will open this Friday the 22nd July 2016. This stunning Blueway takes you from the heart of Skibbereen through the town to the newley developed Deelish Peer. From here the trail meanders down towards Inish Beg where you can stop off to visit the [...]
Mick O'Meara has been nominated for a spirit of adventure award for his speed circumnavigation of Ireland in 23 days. ADVENTURER: Mick O’Meara WHAT: Sea kayaker laps the Emerald Isle in 23 days. HOW: Last July, Irishman Mick O’Meara completed a 930-mile, self-supported journey around his native island, setting a new speed record. Please show [...]
Super news from Krakow U23 Worlds. Liam Jegou 2nd in semi-final of C1M and goes through to Final tomorrow morning starting at 08.15 Irish time.! Photo By Planet Canoe Good Luck Liam !
The recent rains have brought a lot of anglers on to the Foyle system. Although most kayaking and rafting takes place on rivers over the winter, there will be some activity during the summer and early autumn (just when angling reaches its peak). Kayakers and rafters are urged to watch out for anglers, pulling in [...]
Well done to Liam Jegou - Canoe Slalom Athlete who came first in Qualification Heat 1 of C1M U23 with the second fastest run-time of the day to progress straight to the semi-finals on Friday. Brilliant result Liam! Robert Hendrick and Jake Cochrane both picked up 50's in Heat 1 so had to rely on [...]
We wish our Canoe Slalom Team all the best at the World U23 and Junior Championships in Krakow, Mens C1 U23 - Liam Jegou, Robert Hendrick, Jake Cochrane Mens K1 U23 - Eoin Teague, Sam Curtis, Noel Hendrick Womens C1 U23 - Caoimhe O'Ferrall Mens C1 Junior - Robert Moorhouse, Fionn McNally Mens K1 Junior [...]
Canoeing Ireland are delighted to announce that works are due to begin this summer on a new 250 metre long Canoe Slalom course on the Suir in Clonmel as part of the broader Suir Blueway project. Canoeing Ireland have been working hard over the last 3 years in partnership with Clonmel Canoe Club, Tipperary Sports [...]