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#Rowing: Ireland will have crews in five A Finals at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Hong Kong on Sunday. Men’s crews came through well on Saturday, qualifying two solo scullers and Myross in the coxed quadruple. The Arklow double…
#Rowing: Five Ireland entrants in the women’s solo single made it through heats into Sunday’s A Final of the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Hong Kong. Miriam Sheehan of Castletownbere placed best, taking third in the first heat, one place…
#Event: Phelim Drew and friends will hold a charity concert in Dublin on Sunday, October 6th, for the RNLI and the Irish Underwater Search and Recovery Unit. The All In a Row event will be held in St Patrick’s Church,…
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 Rowing Championships in Ballygally, Larne, on Saturday. Rough weather in the morning forced the organisers to alter the course. The…
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…
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…
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)…
#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…