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The Sea Road Casts Off With Trip to Saltee Islands
Canoeing
The first in a new series, The Sea Road, following classic Irish sea kayaking routes in The Irish Times takes Gary Quinn to the Saltee Islands. http://www.afloat.ie/watersport/canoeing/ Setting out from Kilmore Quay in Co Wexford in a group of seven,…
Shooter Hits Tramore Three Weeks Into Kayak Challenge
Canoeing
Elaine 'Shooter' Alexander has now reached Tramore on the south-east coast in her effort to circumavigate the island of Ireland by kayak. http://www.afloat.ie/watersport/canoeing/item/15418-shooter-gets-ready-to-kayak-round-ireland/ Now three weeks into her solo voyage to raise funds for Share, which works for the…
Shooter Passes Dublin on Solo Kayak Challenge
Canoeing
laine 'Shooter' Alexander has already passed Dublin in her challenge to circumnavigate Ireland by kayak. http://www.afloat.ie/watersport/canoeing/item/15418-shooter-gets-ready-to-kayak-round-ireland/ Just 10 days into her solo voyage and Elaine has already reached Greystones in Co Wicklow. But she still has a long way to…
Entries Open for Junior Liffey Descent
Canoeing
Entries are now open for young canoeists to take part on the 2011 Junior Liffey Descent. The race kicks off at 1pm on Saturday 28 May on the River Liffey running from Salmon Leap Canoe Club in Leixlip to the…
Irish Solo Circumnavigation by Kayak Approaches Dublin
Canoeing
Elaine 'Shooter' Alexander's epic challenge to become the first woman from Northern Ireland to circumnavigate Ireland by kayak is approaching Dublin's coastline. The challenge will involve a solo voyage of 1000 miles battling tides, headlands, cliffs, not to mention unpredictable…
Shooter Gets Ready to Kayak Round Ireland
Canoeing
Monaghan's Elaine 'Shooter' Alexander will soon begin her challenge to be come the first Northern Irish woman to circumnavigate the island of Ireland by kayak, the OutdoorNI Adventure Blog reports. http://www.afloat.ie/watersport/kayaking/ On 3 May she will set off from the…
Entry for Canoe Slalom Team Trials Closes This Weekend
Canoeing
Entry closes this Sunday for the Canoeing Ireland slalom team trials and selection races, scheduled for 16-17 April. Canoeists hoping for selecton must compete in a total of three events over the weekend. at the Sluice Weir in Lucan, Co…
Skills Tested on New Lagan Canoe Slalom
Canoeing
The BBC News website has video of a new Olympic-style slalom course on the River Lagan for canoeists to test their skills. The professional facility was constructed at Shaws Bridge by local enthusiasts who have been training on the Lagan…
K1 Sprint Head-to-Head in Prosperous Next Weekend
Canoeing
The Irish Canoe Union will host a sprint head-to-head regatta in Kildare next weekend. All canoeists in classes K1 200m and 500m are welcome to take part in the event, on the Grand Canal in Prosperous on Saturday 26 March…
Liffey Odyssey for Canoeists This Saturday
Canoeing
The annual Odyssey on the Liffey canoe tour is scheduled for this coming Saturday 20 November. Organised by the Canoeing Ireland Training Centre and the Wild Water Kayak Club, the tour runs from the Garda Boat Club in Islandbridge along…
Canoeists Sought For Weil's Disease Survey
Canoeing
Canoeing Ireland is currently conducting a survey for new research at UCD aimed to reduce the risk of Weil's disease infection among Irish paddlers. Those who have at one time contracted a medically confirmed case of Weil's disease (Leptospirosis) are…
Lough Erne Canoe Rally Paddles Against Global Warming
Canoeing
Ireland's largest residential activity centre, Share Holiday Village is proud to announce that the third annual brites Lough Erne Canoe Rally will take place on 25th and 26th September 2010. This year the event, which attracts paddlers from all over…

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