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Online Series Recap and Recordings

For many paddlers, boats, boards and paddles tend to get a little dusty during the colder months as activity decreases. As part of the Sport Ireland Winter Initiative, Canoeing Ireland aimed to find new ways of engaging members through what has traditionally been a slow-paced part of the year for many in the paddling [...]

By |2023-03-21T15:07:12+00:00March 21st, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Online Series Recap and Recordings

Canoeing Ireland Instructor Symposium Recap

The first ever Canoeing Ireland Instructor Symposium set out to provide a weekend of interaction and education among Irelands Paddlesports instructors. Thanks to the enthusiasm and synergy from all in attendance, this first edition of the Symposium delivered the promised engagement and learning, as well as an extremely enjoyable weekend of communication and connection in [...]

By |2023-03-13T14:10:16+00:00March 13th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoeing Ireland Instructor Symposium Recap

Women in Sport Week – Canoeing Ireland

Moira Aston. Canoeing Ireland CEO “Inclusivity is one of the values of Canoeing Ireland and, as an organisation, we work hard to create an environment where all voices are welcomed and heard. We are lucky to have an outstanding advocate for women in our President, Lynda Byron, who consistently sets the tone in the [...]

By |2023-03-11T08:54:38+00:00March 11th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Women in Sport Week – Canoeing Ireland

Women in Sport Week – Active Participation

by Michelle O'Herlihy. Irish Kayaking Intervarsities Organizing CommitteeAn event which is purely driven by getting paddlers out on the water an participating, the Kayak Intervarsities has in recent years placed a particularly strong emphasis on female participation.The 2023 Irish Kayaking Intervarsities saw approximately 300 competitors compete across 3 days from the 17-19th of February. In [...]

By |2023-03-10T16:52:11+00:00March 10th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Women in Sport Week – Active Participation

Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint Assessment Day. 18th March

As part of the new continuous assessment process for Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint Team selection there will an open training and assessment day at Salmon Leap Canoe Club on Sat 18th March. The time trial assessments on the day will take place over 1000m, 500m and 200m. There will be an event briefing at [...]

By |2023-03-10T15:28:16+00:00March 10th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint Assessment Day. 18th March

Women in Sport Week – Leadership and Governance

Lynda Byron, currently President of Canoeing Ireland, works as a Leadership Specialist and Coach.  She has developed teams and individuals in a range of industries across Ireland and globally for many years.  Paddling since 2008, she is now a Kayak and Canoe Instructor and enjoys paddling open Canadian Canoes and Canoe Camping expeditions.  She was [...]

By |2023-03-09T15:27:17+00:00March 9th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Women in Sport Week – Leadership and Governance

Canoeing Ireland Regional Club Meetings

Canoeing Ireland would like to invite all clubs and members to a series of regional meetings during March.  We will be traveling to various locations (below) to listen to your views on a number of topics, including a proposed change to the constitution of Canoeing Ireland, which will be brought to an EGM at [...]

By |2023-03-09T11:32:40+00:00March 9th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoeing Ireland Regional Club Meetings

Women in Paddlesports Symposium September 2023

Canoeing Ireland are delighted to have been chosen by the International Canoe Federation to host the inaugural Women in Paddlesports Symposium in September 2023. The ICF Women Symposium invites females in paddlesports at all levels to be part of the conversation on how we can create a more equitable future for our sport. The two-day [...]

By |2023-03-09T07:36:51+00:00March 8th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Women in Paddlesports Symposium September 2023

Women in Sport Week – Coaching & Officiating

Michelle Power. Performance Coach to Irish U21 and Senior Women’s Teams in Canoe Polo.   You played internationally for many years and have coached at Club and Junior Development level, what was the motivation for stepping into a Performance coaching role this year? I travelled to watch the senior women compete at the World [...]

By |2023-03-07T16:51:40+00:00March 7th, 2023|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Women in Sport Week – Coaching & Officiating
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