Canoeing Ireland fully opposes the use of drugs in sport and subscribes to the National Anti-Doping Programme as set out by Sport Ireland. For more information about the National Anti-Doping Programme please see here. By applying for Membership of Canoeing Ireland you agree to subscribe to the Irish Sports Council policy on Anti-Doping. Note that Canoeing Ireland’s policy is that doping is contrary to the spirit of sport and every member has a duty to ensure that the sport is free of doping. Canoeing Ireland fully subscribes to the Irish Sports Council Anti-Doping Policy & Procedures. According to these, under the strict liability rule, members are responsible for any substance that may be found in their bodies.