Coaching Ireland Tutor Training will take place on the following dates in 2016
- 1 + 2 October (Limerick)
- 15 + 16 October (Limerick)
- 12 + 13 November (venue to be confirmed)
- 26 + 27 November (venue to be confirmed)
The inaugural Schull Blueway Kayaking Festival takes place on the weekend of 8-10 July 2016 in the beautiful fishing village of Schull, West Cork, along the Wild Atlantic Way. The festival offers a combination of an adventure kayaking challenge for experienced kayakers, taster sessions for beginners and children, and an exciting family island kayak trip and BBQ on Sunday 10th July. Check out http://schullbluewaykayakingfestival.com/ or ring 086 2404709 for further details.
Don’t worry guys, they have organised a screen to show the match so you can watch slalom and the boys in green!
County Wicklow Public Participation Network is holding a seminar on the 16th July 2016, from 10am to 1pm in Ashford Community Centre. The seminar will look at how communities could protect our natural waterways and surrounding areas e.g. rivers and river banks, beaches etc for the ecological and recreational benefit for this and future generations.
Canoeing Ireland are recruiting for a memberships officer to join the Canoeing Ireland team in Head office at the Irish Sports HQ in Blanchardstown.
Canoeing Ireland (CI) is responsible for promoting, encouraging and advancing the sport of Canoeing at all levels throughout Ireland. This is done through providing membership benefits such as insurance, running courses, official events/races, encouraging and developing Instructors, coaches and promoting the sport to all levels of ability – from the beginner to our Olympians.
We have been reviewing processes here in Canoeing Ireland with regards skills and instructor courses.
Below are the results of that review process:
Irish Water Safety:
National Water Safety Awareness Week will run from Monday June 20th to Sunday June 26th.
Canoeing Ireland are one of the Partners involved in www.safetyzone.ie which provides details of where you can get training for a range of aquatic activities nationwide including swimming, surfing, sailing, rowing, canoeing, kayaking, diving, boating, angling, snorkelling – the list goes on.
Ireland has some of the most beautiful waterways in the world for safe and enjoyable aquatic activities – get out there and enjoy them with www.safetyzone.ie, your one-stop-shop to train smart from the start.
Irish Water Safety – partnering to promote your safety in, on and under water.
The 2016 Irish Paddling Film Awards
See your Irish paddling film on the big screen!
This is an paddling film event specifically for the Irish paddling community. Sea kayaker’s,freestylers, creekers, surf-kayakers, wave-skiers, open boaters, weekend warriors. We want you to submit your paddling film.
It doesn’t have to be pretty. It just needs to tell a story.
Films should be between 3 – 10 mins.
Prizes on the day for film category winners.
Film submission deadline: August 1st.
For more info email email@example.com
Film screening 02.10.2016 | Galway City.
An excellent write up of Odhran McNally’s time competing at Banja Luka, Bosnia.