Monthly Archives: September 2021

Canoe Sprint National Championships

The 2021 Canoe Sprint National Championships saw a very welcome return to the regatta course in Lough Rynn for some top level sprint racing. With racing being contested across 200m, 500, and 1000m there was a busy day of competition, with all credit going to the start, finish and race control volunteers. The brilliant [...]

By |2021-09-28T11:54:42+01:00September 28th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Canoe Sprint National Championships

Volunteers in Sport Awards

"EBS is again partnering with the Federation of Irish Sport for a third consecutive year on the Volunteers in Sport Awards, which recognise and support the army of volunteers in sport and physical activity in local communities across Ireland. The Awards will take place virtually in December 2021. More than 450,000 volunteers across Ireland ensure [...]

By |2021-09-27T16:43:34+01:00September 27th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Volunteers in Sport Awards

Updated COVID-19 Return to Activity Guidelines

With the governmnet plan for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic shifting towards a widespread easing of all restrictions, we are updating our Paddlesports specific guidelines for engaging in any activity on the water. The new guidelines will see a return to near full activity, with guidance on how to do so while prioritising the [...]

By |2021-09-27T13:47:55+01:00September 27th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Updated COVID-19 Return to Activity Guidelines

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

It was a Paralympics full of the highs and lows of sport for Patrick O’Leary. Competing in both the 200m KL3 and VL3, Patrick had a busy competition schedule at the Sea Forrest Waterway in Tokyo, with his competition schedule being packed into 3 days of qualification races and medal rounds. Day one (2nd [...]

By |2021-09-21T09:50:29+01:00September 21st, 2021| News|Comments Off on Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Teen Connect – Project Team

Are you a Transition Year student and want to be part of a unique and exciting opportunity to develop professional skills? Flex your creation muscles? Get involved in event organisation and put your ideas into action? Apply today to become part of the Teen Connect Project Team, a Canoeing Ireland Bridge the Gap initiative. As [...]

By |2021-09-20T16:01:32+01:00September 20th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Teen Connect – Project Team

Jenny Egan World Championships Silver Medal

Jenny Egan has had a dream finish to the 2021 ICF Senior World Championships, coming away with a Silver medal in the K1 Women 5000m. A close fought battle took pace around the 23 minute course, with Jenny paddling a near perfect race, just missing out to Emese Kohlami of Hungary in a sprint [...]

By |2021-09-20T08:56:20+01:00September 20th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Jenny Egan World Championships Silver Medal

#BeActive Paddle Day 2021

The #BeActive Paddle Day is back in 2021. As part of the European Week of Sport (23rd - 30th September) we are collaborating with Sport Ireland to provide opportunities for anyone and everyone to get out on the water and experience Paddlesports, regardless of age or ability. The launch for this year event, held [...]

By |2021-09-17T16:50:46+01:00September 17th, 2021| News|Comments Off on #BeActive Paddle Day 2021

60th Canoeing Ireland AGM 2021

NOTICE OF 60th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Irish Canoe Union Limited trading as Canoeing Ireland (“the Company”) Monday, 18th October 2021 at 7pm. Via online meeting (Zoom Dear Members, In accordance with Article 17 of the Irish Canoe Union’s Constitution, notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Company will be [...]

By |2021-09-24T15:29:52+01:00September 17th, 2021| News|Comments Off on 60th Canoeing Ireland AGM 2021

iLead Programme Launch

Canoeing Ireland had the pleasure of welcoming Jack Chambers, Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht, to the recent launch of the iLead programme. The programme, introduced at the Canoeing Ireland Training Centre, aims to provide opportunities for transition year students to participate in a leadership programme based on skill acquisition and mentorship. The [...]

By |2021-09-16T15:58:50+01:00September 16th, 2021| News|Comments Off on iLead Programme Launch

Liffey Descent 2021

Canoeing Ireland would like to thank everyone who helped make the 61st Liffey Descent a brilliant success. From the staff, to the volunteers, and all the competitors who brought smiles back to the start line, you all made the race one to remember. As with all events at the moment, running the race was [...]

By |2021-09-30T11:30:42+01:00September 15th, 2021| News|Comments Off on Liffey Descent 2021
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