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New Canoeing Ireland Member Database

Canoeing Ireland is pleased to launch our new membership and events platform designed specifically for the paddlesport community. The new platform is designed with the latest functionality to meet the needs of members, officials, event organisers and instructors on a mobile friendly site. The system is powered by industry leaders, Eventmaster. A range of additional [...]

By |2021-10-20T12:34:12+01:00October 20th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on New Canoeing Ireland Member Database

Canoeing Ireland 60th AGM

Canoeing Ireland’s 60th AGM was successfully hosted on Zoom on 18th October. The meeting was well attended by delegates from 22 clubs. The outgoing President (Brian Ogilvie) chaired the meeting and presented a very comprehensive board report which was approved by the delegates in attendance. The outgoing Treasurer (Aisling Conlan) presented the audited financial [...]

By |2021-10-19T15:54:29+01:00October 19th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoeing Ireland 60th AGM

Instructor Awards Website Update

After the recent release of the updated Paddle Skills Awards website page we are continuing to develop the Training and Qualifications section of the website. In line with this we have completed an update of the Instructor Awards page. The revamped Instructor Awards section has new pages dedicated to each award across all levels [...]

By |2021-10-13T17:20:01+01:00October 13th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Instructor Awards Website Update

Coaching Awards Assimilation Form

Canoeing Ireland have been developing a new coaching pathway and associated awards with an objective to cater for all competitive disciplines. While all paddlesports disciplines are unique with specific needs there is commonality and opportunities to grow and learn as a coaching community, together. A lot of the work done so far by Canoeing [...]

By |2021-10-12T16:29:10+01:00October 12th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Coaching Awards Assimilation Form

Double Medals at the Freestyle Kayak European Championships

Freestyle Kayaking in Ireland has had two new pages added to its history books with both the first medals ever being won in the discipline, and Ireland’s first ever European Champion being crowned. At the recent Championships, held on the 2024 Olympic course in Vaires-sur-Marne, near Paris, David McClure became Irelands first ever European [...]

By |2021-10-11T09:04:56+01:00October 11th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Double Medals at the Freestyle Kayak European Championships

Performance Pathway Consultant Role

Canoeing Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates for a consultant role within the performance programme. Full role description available here - Roles and responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to: Work with the PD in developing specific areas of the performance programme Engaging with key stakeholders for planning, developing [...]

By |2021-10-07T13:28:25+01:00October 7th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Performance Pathway Consultant Role

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|Canoe.ie 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|Canoe.ie 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|Canoe.ie 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|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
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