Sand Dunes – They Protect Us, Let’s Protect Them

Damage to our sand dunes is evident all around the coast according to the Climate Action Regional Offices who today launched a new campaign in collaboration with local authorities and NUI Galway to highlight the importance and fragility of these natural coastal protections and important habitats. The preservation and strengthening of natural coastal defences, [...]

By |2021-07-02T10:42:02+01:00July 2nd, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Sand Dunes – They Protect Us, Let’s Protect Them

Bridge the Gap – Women in Sport Funding 2021-22

Canoeing Ireland are excited to announce an increase in Women in Sport funding for 2021/2022. We thank Sport Ireland for allocating €100,000 to continue developing our women in sport initiative Bridge the Gap. This initiative aims to achieve gender equity across all levels of paddlesports by addressing key areas: Regular Participation Leadership & Governance [...]

By |2021-07-01T15:42:46+01:00July 1st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Bridge the Gap – Women in Sport Funding 2021-22

Interview – Patrick O’Leary European Champion

After making history becoming Ireland's first ever European Champion in Paracanoe, Patrick O'Leary sat down with us to discuss the thrilling final race in the VL3 200m. The conversation saw some great insights into the Va'a race, Patrick's approach to racing, and all importantly what this result will mean for the Tokyo Paralympic Games [...]

By |2021-07-01T09:31:36+01:00July 1st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Interview – Patrick O’Leary European Champion

Get Ireland Paddling.ie

In a very positive move for casual paddlers Canoeing Ireland has launched a new website www.getirelandpaddling.ie with a wealth of useful information for everyone from first time or occasional paddlers to enthusiasts who are trying a new craft or looking for new challenges. With an emphasis on water safety, the site offers easy to [...]

By |2021-06-28T15:58:34+01:00June 28th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Get Ireland Paddling.ie

Sport Ireland publishes High Performance Strategy 2021-2032

Sport Ireland Media Release 24th June 2021 Sport Ireland today published its new High Performance Strategy 2021-2032, a long term plan for the Irish high performance system over the next three Olympic and Paralympic cycles. A robust and comprehensive period of consultation and research underpinned the development of the Strategy which sets out the [...]

By |2021-06-24T16:56:38+01:00June 24th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Sport Ireland publishes High Performance Strategy 2021-2032

Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 – Markkleeberg. Germany

After a difficult race at the first World Cup round in Prague, Team Ireland lined up again in Germany for the next World Cup. As the last major race before this summer’s Olympic Games, it was an important benchmark for Liam Jegou to test his form in the C1 Men before getting on the plane [...]

By |2021-06-22T14:27:04+01:00June 22nd, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 – Markkleeberg. Germany

Clean Coasts – #2MinuteBeachClean

With the return to widespread activity on the water, and the fantastic increase in those engaging in paddlesports for the first time, we have a brilliant opportunity to protect the coast line where many of us enjoy our time on the water. Our coastline provides us with great opportunities for exercise as well as [...]

By |2021-06-21T18:07:48+01:00June 21st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Clean Coasts – #2MinuteBeachClean

Online Safeguarding – Child Protection Workshops Update

After the huge demand for the first series of  Child protection workshops we are adding 4 more dates for later this year. These workshops, hosted by Heather Wilson, will cover Online Safeguarding for children, including Code of Ethics basic awareness. The workshop is a Sport Ireland certified Safeguarding 1 Course. These online workshops are [...]

By |2021-06-21T13:18:47+01:00June 21st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Online Safeguarding – Child Protection Workshops Update

Canoe Slalom World Cup Prague

The first race of the 2021 ICF World Cup series took place in Prague from the 11th-13th June. Ireland once again fielded a strong team, with a mix of athletes continuing their season from the European Championships in May, and some paddlers getting onto their first start line of 2021. The racing itself provided a [...]

By |2021-06-14T12:57:14+01:00June 14th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom World Cup Prague

Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week – #LetsGetVisible

Sport Ireland and Sporting Pride have launched the #LetsGetVisible campaign as part of Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week taking place this week from 14th to 20th June 2021.  The campaign aims to recognise and acknowledge the importance of visibility and representation amongst the LGBTQI+ community. It gives the sport sector the opportunity to show [...]

By |2021-06-14T11:01:52+01:00June 14th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week – #LetsGetVisible
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