Monthly Archives: May 2023

Mark Henderson – Liffey Descent

At the 62nd Liffey Descent we had a brilliant groundbreaking year for the race with it being the first time a wheelchair user competed in the race. Mark Henderson paddled the 30km in a duo with Donal Glackin, crossing the line in a time of 03:42:14. As he was the first person to compete as [...]

By |2023-05-31T13:20:36+01:00May 31st, 2023| News|Comments Off on Mark Henderson – Liffey Descent

Canoe Slalom Team Ireland 2023

Canoeing Ireland are pleased to announce the 2023 Canoe Slalom Senior team. The team will have no change from the 2022 International team who delivered outstanding racing across the board throughout the season. The 2023 is one which the entire team has been building towards for many years, the season in which Olympic Qualification [...]

By |2023-05-29T13:56:00+01:00May 29th, 2023| News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom Team Ireland 2023

2023 Junior Liffey Descent – Results

After a fantastic day on the water we are happy to release the results of the 2023 Junior Liffey Descent. Our young paddlers delivered some great performances along the tricky course taking on 5 weirs. U15 Mens PLACE BIB TIME Heat Category First Name Last Name Age Cagtegory Club Name 1 13 59.47 Heat [...]

By |2023-05-23T07:38:32+01:00May 22nd, 2023| News|Comments Off on 2023 Junior Liffey Descent – Results

Freestyle Kayaking 2023 National Team

The Freestyle Kayaking National Team for 2023 has now been announced. The 18 strong team is a great mix of proven performers and paddlers making the team for the first time. These paddlers will have a long season leading to the 2023 World Championships, which take place in Columbus, Georgia (USA) from October 9-14th. [...]

By |2023-05-22T08:21:11+01:00May 19th, 2023| News|Comments Off on Freestyle Kayaking 2023 National Team

New Sea Kayak Skills Awards Launch

Canoeing Ireland is delighted to announce, on behalf of the Sea Kayak Award Review Group (SKARG) the launch of the new Sea Kayak Skills Awards Level 1 to 4. Paddlers all over Ireland can now enjoy the new awards, these are as follows: The Sea Kayak Level 1 Discovery Award. The Sea Kayak Level [...]

By |2023-05-12T15:22:38+01:00May 12th, 2023| News|Comments Off on New Sea Kayak Skills Awards Launch

62nd Canoeing Ireland AGM

NOTICE OF 62nd ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Irish Canoe Union Limited trading as Canoeing Ireland (“the Company”) Monday, 12th June 2023 at 7pm   Hybrid Meeting, in person Sport HQ and Via online meeting (Zoom)   12th May 2023 Dear Club Secretary / Member, In accordance with Article 14 of the Irish Canoe Union’s Constitution, [...]

By |2023-05-12T13:20:05+01:00May 12th, 2023| News|Comments Off on 62nd Canoeing Ireland AGM

Liffey Descent 2023 Recap

The 2023 Liffey Descent, in its new May date, delivered all that was hoped and more. The 62nd edition of the iconic race traced the traditional route from the K Club in Straffan Co. Kildare along 30km of the River Liffey to finish at the Garda Boat Club in Islandbridge Co. Dublin. Along the [...]

By |2023-05-08T17:47:20+01:00May 8th, 2023| News|Comments Off on Liffey Descent 2023 Recap

Liffey Descent Final Bulletin

It all starts tomorrow! The 2023 Liffey Descent will start at 12pm on Saturday 6th May. We would like to remind all competitors that registration is from 5-8pm at the Garda Boat club. Some final updates - A reminder to not enter the main K Club entrance for the race start. Use the side [...]

By |2023-05-05T14:26:42+01:00May 5th, 2023| News|Comments Off on Liffey Descent Final Bulletin
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