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Jenny Egan Honoured for Canoeing Medal Run

25th November 2017
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Jenny Egan with her five international medals from 2017 Jenny Egan with her five international medals from 2017

#Canoeing: Jenny Egan was honoured for her stellar season with a surprise party in Lucan last night. The Ireland canoeist won five medals in 2017 – she took a bronze medal at the canoe marathon World Championships and also had podium finishes at four World Cup events. Julia Simmons, mother of Jenny’s boyfriend and coach Jon Simmons, flew in specially from England for the occasion. The celebration, in Lucan Golf Club, was very well attended, with a big canoeing representation – and even a TD, in the form of local representative Catherine Murphy.

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Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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