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St. Michael's Rowing Club present a cheque to the RNLI at Dun Laoghaire
The St. Michael’s Rowing Club in Dún Laoghaire raised €9,289.80 for the RNLI as part of their fundraising effort for the Celtic Challenge, which they completed in May 2019. Two crews from the St. Michael’s club entered the Challenge, a…
The Hobblers Challenge on Dublin Bay is a coastal rowing endurance test. Scroll down for more team photos
St. Michael’s Rowing Club hosted The Hobblers Coastal Rowing Challenge on Saturday, a 28km endurance race, which has been taking place since the 1990s on Dublin Bay. Several courses have been used, predominantly from Dún Laoghaire Harbour to the Kish…
Monika Dukarska
#Rowing: Ireland international Monika Dukarska won in the women’s single, double and coxed quadruple for Killorglin at the Irish Offshore Championships in Ballygally, Larne, on Saturday. Rough weather in the morning forced the organisers to alter the course. The men’s…
The Hobblers race is a 28 km long endurance rowing and has been organised at various times since the 1990s
St. Michael’s Rowing Club will host The Hobblers Challenge on the 7th of September. The challenge is a 28km endurance coastal rowing race, which has been taking place since the 1990s on Dublin Bay. Several courses have been used, predominantly…
Sneem celebrate after winning the Senior Women's Title
#Coastal Rowing: Myross carried off the senior men’s title at the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships in Dingle. Sneem won the women’s senior title. Kerry club, Workmen’s, did very well in women’s events, as did Kilmacsimon in men’s. Hundreds of crews…
The Coastal Rowing Championship Committee at the launch of the event
#Rowing: The 2019 Irish Coastal Rowing Championships have been officially launched. The event, on August 23rd and 24th, will be hosted by Whitegate Rowing Club from east Cork. The launch was at the regatta venue, the National Rowing Centre at…
St Micheal’s Rowing Club’s home regatta took place this past June Bank Holiday weekend
This June Bank Holiday weekend, St Michael’s Rowing Club Dun Laoghaire hosted their home regatta, which brought together rowers from the East Coast rowing clubs: Arklow, Greystones, Bray, Dalkey, Wicklow, Fingal, and Stella Maris and St Patrick’s in Dublin. The…
St Michael's victorious In Wales (left to right, front row) Simone Sav, Rebecca Kane, Sarah Lovejoy, Siobhan Hopkins, Catriona Gallagher, Amy Smith, Liz O’Toole, Nicola Fitzgerald, Cathy Brooks (left to right middle row) Michael Nolan, Eamon McKay, Brina Archer, Mark Crockford, Samantha Nagle, Aoife Byrne, Martina Doyle, Elizabeth Doyle, Stephen Ring (left to right back row) Kevin O’Farrell, Eoin Clarke, Jake Byrne, Sonja Storm, Mark Donnelly, Hillary Lovejoy, Kirstan O’Toole, Jack O’Farrell O’Toole, Isaac Matthews, Paul Morton, Brendan McLaughlin
As Afloat previously reported here, on the May bank holiday weekend (3rd to 6th of May), St. Michael’s Rowing Club Dún Laoghaire participated in the world’s longest true coastal rowing race, the Celtic Challenge, making their way from Arklow to…
St. Michael’s Rowing Club ladies crew will defend their 2017 title in the world’s longest 'true' rowing race
This May bank holiday weekend (3rd to 6th of May), St. Michael’s Rowing Club Dún Laoghaire will participate in the world’s longest true rowing race, the Celtic Challenge, making their way from Arklow to Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast, weather…
Passage West rowing in Cork Harbour
Over the years, rowing has had its highs and lows in Cork Harbour, where the history of the sport on Leeside as the River Lee wends its way from the city towards the harbour mouth, can be traced to the…
Whitegate Celebrate Being Chosen as Hosts for Irish Coastal Rowing Championships
#Rowing: Whitegate Rowing Club are delighted to have been selected to host the 2019 Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.  This event is one of the largest rowing regattas in Ireland and it is an honour for the club to have been…
Dun Laoghaire's St Michael's Rowing Club in Shout Out for RIB Support for Celtic Challenge Race
This May Bank holiday weekend (May 3rd - 6th), St Michael’s Rowing Club, Dun Laoghaire will take part in the ‘Celtic Challenge’ coastal rowing race from Arklow to Aberystwyth in Wales. At a distance of 150km, this relay race is…
Dalkey Rowing Club 'Blessing' of New East Coast Skiff “Deilginis” Takes Place in April
The blessing of Dalkey Rowing Club's new East Coast Rowing Skiff “Deilginis”, hand built by local Terence Keogh takes place on Saturday, 6th April.  Funding from the 2017 Sports Capital Programme (provided by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport)…
St. Michael’s Rowing Club's new skiff the Gráinne Mhaol being released from the workshop in Cornwall
St. Michael’s Rowing Club, Dun Laoghaire are hosting the official launching and blessing of their new east coast rowing skiff on Saturday, the 2nd of February 2019. The event will take place at 11 am in Coal Harbour, Dun Laoghaire…
The Myross Coastal Coxed Quad competing at the World Championships
#Rowing: Ireland crews reached multiple A Finals and had two fifth-place finishes at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Sidney, Victoria in Canada.  The Myross men’s coxed quadruple of Kenny McCarthy, Vincent Browne, Andy O’Sullivan and James Lupton, with cox…
Action form the Offshore Championships
#Rowing: Patrick Boomer won the single sculls at the Irish Offshore Championships at O’Carroll’s Cove near Caherdaniel in Kerry. Boomer represented Loughros Point in Donegal and hopes to go on to row for them at the World Coastal Rowing Championships…

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