The Canoe Slalom committee would like to advise that we will be holding a talent ID day at the slalom course in Clonmel on the 9th December 2017.
Dear Athletes and Friends of Irish Canoe Slalom,
The slalom committee has prepared the attached draft selection policy for 2018 and now ask our athletes and coaches to review it and let us have their feedback.
All opinions are welcome and should be provided to this email address by the 23rd of December in order to enable a final version of the policy to be issued in early January.
The Slalom committee
Directions to Race Start and Parking
The race starts above Templemills Weir on the Ardclough Road
The race start is at 1.00 o’clock
Prize giving and raffle after the race is at The Abbey Lodge Celbridge
Ample parking is available along the Ardclough Road and Celbridge area.
All the proceeds from the race will go to St Vincent de Paul
Directions to the Ardclough Road
As you approach Celbridge village from the Lucan Road, the road veers right over a bridge into the town. There will be a big stone pub on the corner to your right, The Abbey Lodge. Instead of driving over the bridge, continue to drive straight, following the road alongside the river, this is the Ardclough Road.
If you are coming from Newcastle when you reach the intersection into Celbridge village the bridge into the town is straight ahead and there will be a big stone pub on the corner across the road to the right of the bridge (The Abbey Lodge). Do not drive into the village, take a sharp left onto the Ardclough Road.
If you are coming from Maynooth, drive through Celbridge village and then left out over the bridge and then take the immediate right onto the Ardclough Road.
Directions FROM the Ardclough Road to Weirgate
Once you are on the Ardclough Road proceed for ca 1.5 miles up this road. You will pass a large residential estate (Temple Manor) on the left, slow down at this point and PREPARE TO PARK. There is a decent sized hard shoulder and we would ask you please to park here.
The race start is just above Templemills Weir at 1.00pm. Entries will be taken at Chelmsford (100 metres beyond Temple Manor estate on the left hand side).
The Defence Forces Canoe Polo Competition is back for 2018!!!!
The Competition will be on the 13th-14th of January in the Curragh Camp Swimming Polo.
Entries are now open on canoepolo.ie
They are running divisions in D1/2 and Div3
Limited Spaces Available.
Please visit the below link for all the information and to enter.
Canoeing Ireland is pleased to welcome Jon Mackey to the key role of Training and Development Officer. Jon, currently the Chairperson of Wild Water Kayak Club, is a level 3 Canoeing Ireland Instructor, as well as a Kickboxing Ireland National Coach.
Jon will align his considerable experience in coaching, development and organisation with his passion for sport when he takes up the post early in January 2018.
Paddy Boyd, CEO of Canoeing Ireland, said ”Canoeing Ireland was delighted with the quality of applicants for this important position. Jon will play a key role in delivering the goals and targets identified in the Strategic Plan and the board and staff look forward to working closely with him.”
Canoeing Ireland wish you and yours the very best this festive season. See you on the water in the New Year.