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Canoe Slalom Team Officially Selected for Paris 2024

The Olympic Federation of Ireland has officially selected the canoe slalom athletes who are set to compete at the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. In what will be the biggest team since 1996, Ireland will be entering an athlete in all four boat allocations available and are entering a fully gender balanced team in [...]

By |2024-07-17T09:16:06+01:00July 17th, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom Team Officially Selected for Paris 2024

Water Safety Week 2024

Water Safety Awareness Week aims to raise awareness around simple steps we can all take to be safer around the water. During the week we will be sharing some tips and messages around safety essentials, and the easy ways we can keep our sport safe and enjoyable for absolutely everyone. Paddle sports are open [...]

By |2024-06-14T15:55:46+01:00June 17th, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Water Safety Week 2024

Irish Freestyle Team make history at the ICF Kayak Freestyle World Cups 2024

By Éidín DowlingThe Irish Freestyle Kayaking Team had remarkable success at the recent ICF World Cups in Plattling, Germany. With 2 World Cups taking place back-to-back to crown an overall champion in each category. 16 paddlers flew over with paddlers taking part in 8 classes. Day 1 of World Cup 1 kicked off on 26 [...]

By |2024-06-13T09:47:53+01:00June 13th, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Irish Freestyle Team make history at the ICF Kayak Freestyle World Cups 2024

Community Paddlers Launch

Community Paddlers is our new programme in the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) department. This programme a solidarity-through-sport initiative which uses paddle sports to bring together asylum seekers, refugees and those in wider Irish society. The intention of this program is to create opportunities for those living in direct provision centres to partake in a new activity [...]

By |2024-06-05T13:41:07+01:00June 5th, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Community Paddlers Launch

2024 Canoeing Ireland AGM Recap

After a very successful 63rd AGM of Canoeing Ireland we are very pleased to welcome the new President of the organisation, Heather Wilson. Heather is Canoeing Irelands National Childrens Officer and has been an incredible support to the organisation as an expert in the area of safeguarding, and in offering her expertise in an [...]

By |2024-05-29T13:07:56+01:00May 29th, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on 2024 Canoeing Ireland AGM Recap

Canoeing Ireland Wins National Governing Body of the Year

Canoeing Ireland has won National Governing Body of the Year at the Irish Sport Industry Awards. To have been nominated amongst some incredible organisations was a great honor for us. To have won is the ultimate testament to the work of the entire team and community in paddle sports, and their commitment to bringing our [...]

By |2024-05-29T12:13:26+01:00May 29th, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoeing Ireland Wins National Governing Body of the Year

Sports Energy Support Scheme (SESS) 2024

As part of the Sports Energy Support Scheme (SESS), Canoeing Ireland are extremely grateful have have received a total of €38,150 in funding to support the rising energy costs associated with the provision of sport. To date over €19m has been distributed to Sport Ireland recognized National Governing Bodies of Sport. Canoeing Ireland would [...]

By |2024-05-22T14:40:54+01:00May 22nd, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Sports Energy Support Scheme (SESS) 2024

Stand-Up Paddleboard Instructor Updates

With the specific nature of the many of the requirements of Stand Up-Paddleboarding we have been working on some updates to the Flatwater SUP Instructor syllabus. In addition to the standard safety rules below we have added a section specific to the use of Paddleboards in a reservoir environment, these updates can be found [...]

By |2024-05-21T17:30:14+01:00May 21st, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Stand-Up Paddleboard Instructor Updates

Training and Assessment Request Form

To help us provide the best possible training and assessment calendar in 2024 we are releasing a request form to our members to submit their interest for courses to be run during the year. We are requesting members submit the courses that are of highest priority to ensure we can meet demand. It is [...]

By |2024-05-13T14:37:07+01:00May 13th, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Training and Assessment Request Form

Flowstate Issue 11. 2024

We had a difficult job cramming the massive amount of highlights from 2023 into issue 11 of Flowstate magazine. There's something for absolutely everyone captured in this edition - interviews with some of the biggest personalities in Irish paddling, club spotlight, discipline recaps and plenty more. If you have any story you'd like to [...]

By |2024-05-03T11:54:12+01:00May 3rd, 2024|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Flowstate Issue 11. 2024
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