Get Ireland Paddling.ie

In a very positive move for casual paddlers Canoeing Ireland has launched a new website www.getirelandpaddling.ie with a wealth of useful information for everyone from first time or occasional paddlers to enthusiasts who are trying a new craft or looking for new challenges. With an emphasis on water safety, the site offers easy to [...]

By |2021-06-28T15:58:34+01:00June 28th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Get Ireland Paddling.ie

Sport Ireland publishes High Performance Strategy 2021-2032

Sport Ireland Media Release 24th June 2021 Sport Ireland today published its new High Performance Strategy 2021-2032, a long term plan for the Irish high performance system over the next three Olympic and Paralympic cycles. A robust and comprehensive period of consultation and research underpinned the development of the Strategy which sets out the [...]

By |2021-06-24T16:56:38+01:00June 24th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Sport Ireland publishes High Performance Strategy 2021-2032

Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 – Markkleeberg. Germany

After a difficult race at the first World Cup round in Prague, Team Ireland lined up again in Germany for the next World Cup. As the last major race before this summer’s Olympic Games, it was an important benchmark for Liam Jegou to test his form in the C1 Men before getting on the plane [...]

By |2021-06-22T14:27:04+01:00June 22nd, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 – Markkleeberg. Germany

Clean Coasts – #2MinuteBeachClean

With the return to widespread activity on the water, and the fantastic increase in those engaging in paddlesports for the first time, we have a brilliant opportunity to protect the coast line where many of us enjoy our time on the water. Our coastline provides us with great opportunities for exercise as well as [...]

By |2021-06-21T18:07:48+01:00June 21st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Clean Coasts – #2MinuteBeachClean

Online Safeguarding – Child Protection Workshops Update

After the huge demand for the first series of  Child protection workshops we are adding 4 more dates for later this year. These workshops, hosted by Heather Wilson, will cover Online Safeguarding for children, including Code of Ethics basic awareness. The workshop is a Sport Ireland certified Safeguarding 1 Course. These online workshops are [...]

By |2021-06-21T13:18:47+01:00June 21st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Online Safeguarding – Child Protection Workshops Update

Canoe Slalom World Cup Prague

The first race of the 2021 ICF World Cup series took place in Prague from the 11th-13th June. Ireland once again fielded a strong team, with a mix of athletes continuing their season from the European Championships in May, and some paddlers getting onto their first start line of 2021. The racing itself provided a [...]

By |2021-06-14T12:57:14+01:00June 14th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom World Cup Prague

Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week – #LetsGetVisible

Sport Ireland and Sporting Pride have launched the #LetsGetVisible campaign as part of Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week taking place this week from 14th to 20th June 2021.  The campaign aims to recognise and acknowledge the importance of visibility and representation amongst the LGBTQI+ community. It gives the sport sector the opportunity to show [...]

By |2021-06-14T11:01:52+01:00June 14th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week – #LetsGetVisible

Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy Applications

After the allocated week of consultation the Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy is now finalised and applications for selection to the Junior Irish Team are now open. Any interested paddlers must send their completed selection application form to slalomsecretary@canoe.ie and performance@canoe.ie, before 5pm Tuesday 15th June, the selection application form can be found below. The [...]

By |2021-06-10T16:45:26+01:00June 10th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy Applications

2021 Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe European Championships

The first major championship in the canoe sprint season took place last weekend with the Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe European Championships in Poznan, Poland. Racing for Ireland were Patrick O’Leary and Jenny Egan, preparing to build on their great performances at the first World Cup earlier in May, and racing in the K1 Men, [...]

By |2021-06-10T09:22:23+01:00June 10th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on 2021 Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe European Championships

Level 2 Skills Award Updates

We are announcing some great updates to the Level two skills awards that are coming into effect at the end of May 2021. (please see documents below for detailed outline) We are aware that clubs are finding it difficult to get people on the water, and that the overall growth and development of Paddle Sport [...]

By |2021-06-04T12:26:31+01:00June 4th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Level 2 Skills Award Updates
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