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Irish Duo Reach End of Asian Adventure By Kayak
#Kayaking - David Burns and Maghnus Collins yesterday celebrated the end of their 16,000-mile Silk Roads to Shanghai adventure across Asia by foot, bike, raft and kayak. Ten days ago we reported that the duo were in Wugu on the…
Irish Adventurers First To Take On The Yangtze By Kayak
#Kayaking - Last April highlighted two intrepid Irish adventurers on the first leg of a gruelling 16,000-mile charity trek across Asia - by foot, bike, raft and kayak - along the Silk Roads to Shanghai. But as the New…
Night Sea Kayaking Trips on Kinvara Bay This Winter
#SEA KAYAKING - Outdoors Ireland are running night-time sea kayaking trips on Kinvara Bay on Friday evenings over this winter and spring. Beginning at 6pm each Friday, you can savour the sights, lights and sounds of Kinvara right on the water…
Donegal Man Runs, Cycles, Swims and Kayaks Across Ireland for Charity
#KAYAKING - A fitness instructor from Donegal recently raised funds for a Parkinson's charity by crossing the north of Ireland from east to west with an extraordinary combination of running, cycling, swimming and kayaking. As the Donegal Democrat reports, James…
Hop in a Kayak to See Galway By Sea
#SEA KAYAKING - One of the best ways to see the sights of Galway is by sea, as Belfast writer Mark McCormick found out recently. Writing in the Belfast Telegraph, he describes the "spectacularly beautiful scenery" and "medley of contrasts"…
Corkman Completes Round-Ireland Solo Sea Kayak Challenge
#SEA KAYAKING - It was a lucky Friday the 13th for Cork adventurer Mike Jones who returned to an enthusiastic reception on completing his solo circumnavigation of Ireland by kayak after 40 days at sea. As previously reported on,…
Irish-Made Kayaks Star in Connecticut Small Boat Day
#KAYAKING - Irish-built kayaks were the vessels of choice for the third annual Small Boat Day in Groton, Connecticut, as the Mystic River Press reports. Kayakers of all levels of experience were welcome for the free event on the waters…
Cork Adventurer Sets Out To Round Ireland by Kayak
#KAYAKING - Cobh native Mike Jones has embarked on a challenging solo circumnavigation of Ireland by kayak to raise funds for a children's hospice. The adventurer departed on Monday 4 June in an 18-foot sea kayak, aiming to paddle up…
NI Firefighters Take On Celtic Crossing Challenge
#KAYAKING - Firefighters from Northern Ireland are currently undertaking the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for a local children's charity, as UTV Live News reports. Starting yesterday, the eight-strong team from Belfast and Lisburn embarked on the Celtic…
Portrush Man Heads to Spain to Defend Euro Surf Kayaking Titles
#KAYAKING - A top surf kayaker from Portrush is headed to Spain this week to defend his European titles, according to the Coleraine Times. Andy McClelland, 18, will take on the best of the continent at the European Championships in…
Irish Rugby Star Tommy Bowe to Meet Up With Kayak Challengers
#KAYAKING - Monaghan's Tommy Bowe will be in Carrick-on-Shannon this Wednesday 2 May to cheer on the hardy souls taking part in his fundraising kayaking challenge, as the Leitrim Oberver reports. The Irish rugby international will meet 12 of his…
Irish Adventurers On The Silk Roads to Shanghai in Aid of Charity
#KAYAKING - Two intrepid Irish adventurers are crossing Asia on the first leg of their 16,000 trek along the Silk Roads to Shanghai, The Irish Times reports. Limerick's Maghnus Smyth and David Burns from Derry will be making their way…
Father-Son Duo in Charity Paddle from Dublin to Donegal
#KAYAKING - A father-and-son duo from north Co Dublin will shortly embark on an epic kayak paddle from Dublin to Donegal, the Fingal Independent reports. Dermot Higgins and his son Fionn, from Rush, will attempt to kayak from Dublin Port…
Gaelforce Looks Forward To Busy 2012
#KAYAKING - The Gaelforce adventure racing brand is looking forward to a busy 2012, as The Irish Times reports. Best known for its signature race Gaelforce West - combining trail running, hiking, cycling and kayaking over a 67.5km course and…
Duo Set for Sea Kayaking Challenge off Western Scotland
#SEA KAYAKING - Brit duo Andy Pearson and Paul A'bear will embark on a 500-mile sea kayaking voyage along Scotland's west coast this summer in aid of charity. Canoe & Kayak UK reports that the pair will set out from…
UL Take Title at Irish Kayaking Intervarsities
#KAYAKING - The University of Limerick were overall winners in the 2012 Irish Kayaking Intervarsities at GMIT Castlebar last weekend. As the Mayo Advertiser reports, some 500 students were on hand for the three days of competition, which kicked off…

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