Monthly Archives: September 2022

#BeActive Paddle Day 2022

A firm highlight on the Canoeing Ireland calendar, the #BeActive Paddle Day this year again gave people all over the country the chance to get out on the water and try paddlesport for the first time. Run in partnership with Sport Ireland, this event aimed to introduce as many people as possible to the [...]

By |2022-09-30T16:49:36+01:00September 30th, 2022| News|Comments Off on #BeActive Paddle Day 2022

HER Outdoors Week – Kerry Canoe Club

By Caroline Berry. 'On August 14 2022, thirteen women met on the banks of the river Laune in Killorglin, as part of a “come and try it” event hosted by Kerry Canoe Club. This event was in celebration of “Her Outdoors” week, a Sport Ireland initiative aimed at promoting women in outdoor activity.. The [...]

By |2022-09-29T16:40:51+01:00September 29th, 2022| News|Comments Off on HER Outdoors Week – Kerry Canoe Club

Canoeing Ireland Awards

This November the Canoeing Ireland Awards are back. Join us on Saturday the 19th to celebrate and reward the successes and hard work of our athletes, volunteers, coaches, clubs and the entire paddlesports community. We saw sensational international performances, medals won, great events all over the country, and as always we saw our amazing volunteers [...]

By |2022-09-28T16:43:41+01:00September 28th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Canoeing Ireland Awards

For the Love of It – Clonmel Launch

The “For The Love of It” concept was first tested in 2021 at the Canoeing Ireland Training Centre, the programme aimed to celebrate the richness and breadth of experience Paddlesports in Ireland has to offer. The initial test was a roaring success, with the challenge being [...]

By |2022-09-30T16:51:35+01:00September 27th, 2022| News|Comments Off on For the Love of It – Clonmel Launch

Be Active Paddle Day 2022

Canoeing Ireland are again taking part in European Week of Sport by hosting the #BEACTIVE Paddle Day! Along with a great range of other activities happening throughout the month of September including mini events, training days and much more. The European Week of Sport, in collaboration with Sport Ireland and it’s Local Sport Partnerships [...]

By |2022-09-13T14:59:29+01:00September 12th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Be Active Paddle Day 2022

New Canoe Slalom Technical Coach Appointed

The Canoe Slalom Team has received a great boost leading in to the qualification year for the Paris Olympic Games with the appointment of a lead technical coach in Jure Meglic. Jure brings with him a vast amount of experience on the start line, being a World Cup medal winner and an Olympian (Rio 2016 [...]

By |2022-09-10T09:57:34+01:00September 10th, 2022| News|Comments Off on New Canoe Slalom Technical Coach Appointed

Canoe Polo Irish Open 2022

by Keith Nolan It’s been a busy year for canoe polo. Players travelled abroad for a range of international competitions (including 2 teams at the World Championships), charity competitions were held, development days took place, and it was all wrapped up with the long-awaited Irish open on the weekend of August 27 & 28th, hosted [...]

By |2022-09-10T09:40:01+01:00September 9th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Canoe Polo Irish Open 2022

Job Opening – Development Officer

We are seeking a dynamic and committed individual to develop paddlesports in Ireland in accordance with Canoeing Ireland’s Strategic Plan. The Development Officer will be a key member of the staff team and will work with stakeholders including clubs, committees, members and partner organisations to increase and improve participation in paddlesports in Ireland. Key [...]

By |2022-09-07T10:02:34+01:00September 7th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Job Opening – Development Officer

‘For The Love of It’ Launch – Clonmel

For The Love of It is an exciting new fun packed Junior programme that celebrates the breadth of disciplines and experiences Paddlesport in Ireland has to offer. Piloted since April in multiple locations throughout the country; Canoeing Ireland is thrilled to officially launch this foundation pathway programme with a fun packed day of workshops [...]

By |2022-09-06T17:20:25+01:00September 6th, 2022| News|Comments Off on ‘For The Love of It’ Launch – Clonmel

Liffey Lakes Paddle Race – Saturday 10th September

For anyone looking to get racing or for a great day on the water on Saturday 10th September the Liffey Lakes Paddle Race will be taking place on the beautiful lakes in Blessington, County Wicklow. Starting and finishing at The Avon, this race will have three route options - 6km, 12km and 20km. All [...]

By |2022-09-01T13:48:03+01:00September 1st, 2022| News|Comments Off on Liffey Lakes Paddle Race – Saturday 10th September
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