November 2017

Freezin for a Reason

This is a big year coming up for Special Olympics, with the National Ireland Games returning to Dublin for the first time in 16 years and so we are hoping to raise €35,000 at the Polar Plunge this year to help fund these and our athletes in their training.  Read more

The People of the Year Awards

The People of the Year Awards, Ireland’s longest-running national awards ceremony, is a yearly event organised by Rehab Group and aired live on RTÉ One television. The award show celebrates the unsung heroes of communities throughout Ireland and internationally. Nominations are open to members of the public and the winners are decided by an independent adjudication panel. Read more

Liffey Descent Expression of Interest application

The International Liffey Descent is Ireland’s premier Paddlesporting event and has been since its inauguration in 1959. With over 500 competitors competing in the 2017 event, the event is still as popular and has huge potential for growth.

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World Surf Kayak Championships 2017

World Surf Kayak Championships 2017

So after 9 days in Portrush, the 2017 World Surf Kayak Championship hosted by CANI and WSKA has come to an end and with it a very mixed bag of weather and surf conditions – everything from 2ft to 12ft!! HP (High Performance) and IC (International Class) boats and paddlers from all over put on some top notch displays. Read more

Sligo Secondary Schools Kayak Competition 2017

Sligo Secondary Schools Kayak Competition 2017

On Wednesday 25th October, the Sligo Secondary Schools Kayak Competition took place on the Garavogue River, Doorly Park in Sligo.

This is the second year of this event which aims to promote paddling in secondary schools around Sligo. This year 32 students from Sligo Grammar School and Summerhill College took part in teh Sligo Schools Kayak Competition.

Teams of 4 competed in a relay time trial with the winning teams in Junior and Senior categories (pictures below) awarded prizes.

Senior Team – Summerhill College

Junior Team – Sligo Grammar School