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Summer Water Safety Campaign

This summer while you're enjoying the perfect weather for paddlesports, make sure to employ our safety essentials to keep yourself and other safe on the water. These tips are aimed at new entrants to our sport, to ensure every trip out on the water is a safe one. Paddlesports are a great form of [...]

By |2022-08-02T13:55:25+01:00July 20th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Summer Water Safety Campaign

Canoe Polo Club Championships

By Ivan MacDonald Canoe Polo is running some big events this summer and, after several Junior competitions, the Canoe Polo National Club Championships took place at Mullingar Harbour on 9th and 10th July. It was the biggest Club Championships in years with over 28 teams entered. This was a huge volunteer-run event, so we want [...]

By |2022-07-20T07:22:36+01:00July 19th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Canoe Polo Club Championships

2022 Freestyle World Championships

By David McClure. What a worlds… Full of excitement, full on commitment and a little bit of disappointment. The 2022 Freestyle World Championships took place in Nottingham England after a year’s delay due to Covid. In spite of the delay, the worlds was a fantastic event run by Andrew (Jacko) Jackson and Josh Wedgewood. [...]

By |2022-07-11T12:20:15+01:00July 11th, 2022| News|Comments Off on 2022 Freestyle World Championships

Watersports Inclusion Games 2022

Canoeing Ireland were delighted to be partnering with Irish Sailing in coordinating the Watersports Inclusion Games on the 25th & 26th June at the Lough Derg Yacht Club, Co. Tipperary. The annual family friendly event invited people of all abilities to experience a range of different watersports; sailing, powerboating, kayaking, canoeing and paddle-boarding, water -skiing [...]

By |2022-07-01T15:17:00+01:00July 1st, 2022| News|Comments Off on Watersports Inclusion Games 2022

Healthcare Workers Paddle Day

We have even more than usual to thank our incredible healthcare workers for. After the incredible work done by those in healthcare are we are holding a paddle day for all workers on Saturday 16th July. Join us for a day of fun on the water and experience the relaxation of our waterways. We [...]

By |2022-06-27T10:30:25+01:00June 27th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Healthcare Workers Paddle Day

Sport Ireland and Sporting Pride #LetsGetVisible Campaign

Following the success of last year’s #LetsGetVisible campaign, Sport Ireland and Sporting Pride are pleased to launch the campaign again for 2022. The campagn will run from Monday 20th June to Sunday 26th June and aims to recognise and acknowledge the importance of visibility and representation amongst the LGBTQI+ community. It gives the sport sector [...]

By |2022-06-21T13:22:42+01:00June 21st, 2022| News|Comments Off on Sport Ireland and Sporting Pride #LetsGetVisible Campaign

Freestyle Kayaking World Championships Team

Introducing the 2022 Freestyle Kayaking Team. Ahead of the Freestyle Kayaking World Championships in Nottingham (27th June-2nd July) we are announcing a team of athletes with both great strength and fantastic depth. This team of 22 athletes is one of the biggest Ireland has entered to a freestyle championships, with plenty of previous medallists [...]

By |2022-06-20T11:28:40+01:00June 20th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Freestyle Kayaking World Championships Team

Water Safety Awareness Week 13th-19th June

National Water Safety Awareness Week runs from 13th to 19th June. The aim of the week is to make all water users aware of the simple steps they can take to stay safe around our rivers, lakes and coasts this summer. These waterways are a fantastic place to enjoy exercise and the outdoors during [...]

By |2022-06-15T09:50:05+01:00June 15th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Water Safety Awareness Week 13th-19th June

PaddleWest 25th-26th June

PaddleWest is back! A fun-packed multidisciplinary paddlesports event in the West of Ireland for Junior paddlers. SATURDAY: 2 events running in parallel, National Teen Connect and PaddleWest, with all participants coming together during the BBQ and SPARTY. Teen Connect will run 3 rotating on-water workshops with 3 different Paddlesports disciplines on offer and an [...]

By |2022-06-18T12:24:32+01:00June 14th, 2022| News|Comments Off on PaddleWest 25th-26th June

Liffey Descent 2022

Entries for the 2022 Liffey Descent are now open! Our biggest and best race of the season is ready to welcome everyone back to the start line on Saturday 10th September. After making its return last year, this years Liffey Descent promises to be an even bigger and better event. The race course of [...]

By |2022-06-13T17:26:41+01:00June 13th, 2022| News|Comments Off on Liffey Descent 2022
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