Monthly Archives: July 2021

Liam Jegou – Olympic Semi-final Upset

An extremely difficult morning in Liam Jegou’s career, finishing in 15th place in the C1 Men semi-final, taking him out of contention for the Final. Having clearly recovered from a stressful day in the heats, Liam was off to a great start in his semi-final race, posting the fastest times on the top 2 [...]

By |2021-07-26T08:54:47+01:00July 26th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Liam Jegou – Olympic Semi-final Upset

Tokyo 2020 Canoe Slalom Heats

Our Tokyo 2020 Olympian Liam Jegou has qualified through to the semi-final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the C1 Men category in 11th place. After travelling out to Tokyo 2 weeks prior to the Games in order to train on the Olympic venue and acclimatise, Liam looks set to produce a brilliant result [...]

By |2021-07-25T08:26:14+01:00July 25th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Tokyo 2020 Canoe Slalom Heats

Recite Me Accessibility Tools

Canoeing Ireland is committed to becoming a more inclusive organisation for all and so, we have now added a new Accessibility Toolbar on our website! ‘Recite Me’ is innovative cloud based software that lets visitors to our website view and use it in the way that works best for them. We will be developing the [...]

By |2023-11-06T12:27:55+00:00July 9th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Recite Me Accessibility Tools

2021 Rape Crisis Midwest Charity 10k Paddle

The annual 10k charity paddle in aid of Rape Crisis midwest takes place on Saturday 14th August. Organised by Limerick Kayaking Academy, Bridge the Gap and Canoeing Ireland, this fantastic event offers a full day out on the water along the river Shannon to the heart of Limerick City. 100% of money raised will [...]

By |2021-07-09T16:16:44+01:00July 9th, 2021| News|Comments Off on 2021 Rape Crisis Midwest Charity 10k Paddle

Sport Ireland Safeguarding Deadline

You will be aware through previous communications that Sport Ireland are conducting a Club Safeguarding Audit for all sports. This is a mandatory audit and must be completed by all clubs. The deadline for this audit is fast approaching, with clubs having until the 14th July to complete this audit. You will be asked [...]

By |2021-07-08T17:22:38+01:00July 8th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Sport Ireland Safeguarding Deadline

‘Get Paddling’ Club Applications

Canoeing Ireland would like to invite Canoeing Ireland affiliated clubs to apply for a small grant to assist with running a girl's and/or women's beginner course to help recruiting new female members to your club. Terms & Conditions of Application - Each course will be awarded €180 through Bridge the Gap - Women in [...]

By |2021-07-07T17:24:30+01:00July 7th, 2021| News|Comments Off on ‘Get Paddling’ Club Applications

Fear in Paddlesports Workshops

Canoeing Ireland are excited to announce the first two Fear in Paddlesports Workshops on the 17th & 18th July! No matter what discipline of paddlesports you are involved with, due to the nature of the sport, fear may arise from time to time. This may happen when sitting at the start of the race you [...]

By |2021-07-06T15:46:00+01:00July 6th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Fear in Paddlesports Workshops

Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships

The 2021 Irish Canoe Slalom Team has been confirmed ahead of the ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Slovenia. For many of our young athletes this will be their first taste of competition for 2021, with Róisín Hannon and Cleo Pitcher Farrell also lining up for their first ever international competition [...]

By |2021-07-05T16:15:55+01:00July 5th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships

Róisín Cahill – U23 World Championships Silver

Róisín Cahill has won a silver medal for Ireland at the ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships. Held in Lanzarote, Spain, the World Championships offered up some very challenging conditions for competitors, with 3 meter swells and heavy tides off the Spanish coast. Róisín, a member of Clare Water Safety and Celbridge Paddlers Canoe Club, [...]

By |2021-07-05T09:58:46+01:00July 5th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Róisín Cahill – U23 World Championships Silver

Sand Dunes – They Protect Us, Let’s Protect Them

Damage to our sand dunes is evident all around the coast according to the Climate Action Regional Offices who today launched a new campaign in collaboration with local authorities and NUI Galway to highlight the importance and fragility of these natural coastal protections and important habitats. The preservation and strengthening of natural coastal defences, [...]

By |2021-07-02T10:42:02+01:00July 2nd, 2021| News|Comments Off on Sand Dunes – They Protect Us, Let’s Protect Them
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