Notice for TDU AGM 15th of April 2018
Location: Canoeing Ireland Training centre, Strawberry beds Dublin

Time: 4:00pm

Positions of the committee

· Chairperson

· Secretary

· Treasurer

· Kayak Officer

· Sea Officer

· Open Canoe Officer

· Coach Officer

· Safety Officer

· PRO/Club Liaison Officer

· Environmental and Access officer All nominations and motions must be sent to the TDU secretary by the 1st of April 2018

Nominations and motions need to be proposed and seconded by current TDU members to be valid

AGM agenda, nominations, motions received will be published on the 7th of April 2018 on the Canoeing Ireland website.

There will be a number of CPD’s available to all instructors and trainees on the day of the AGM details of which will be published shortly.

Exciting times – Clonmel Hub Coordinator Role

Tipperary Sports Partnership & Canoeing Ireland

Clonmel Hub Coordinator/Canoeing officer

(5 days a week, one year contract)

Canoeing Ireland and Tipperary Sports Partnership are seeking a Sports Hub Coordinator / Canoeing Project Officer.  This post will be integral to the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan to promote, attract and develop sustainable usage of the Outdoor Community Sports Hub on the River Suir in Tipperary and canoeing nationally.

The ideal candidate will have canoeing and a participation background, with knowledge of sport in Ireland and at least 3 years’ relevant experience.

Contract Type: 1 Year full time

Salary: €30,649

Location: Tipperary Sports Partnership Offices, Ballingarrane House, Cahir Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary,

Interested applicants should send a CV outlining your qualifications and experience, a letter outlining your suitability and match to the requirements, together with the names and contact details of two people (Relatives or friends will not be accepted) who can comment on your suitability for this position (including your current or most recent employer). Referees will not be contacted without your permission.

Applicants should be sent to or by post to Canoeing Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 2nd February 2018

Canoeing Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

Successful candidates will only be offered the position subject to satisfactory Garda Vetting and completion of Safeguarding requirements.

Hub Coordinator – Canoeing Officer Job Advert 2018

C1 Canoeing Workshop – 24th February 2018

Canoeing Ireland and the Irish Slalom Committee are delighted to invite paddlers to a C1 canoeing workshop coached by a number of athletes who’ve represented Ireland internationally.

C1 is a category of canoeing where paddlers kneel in a boat with a single bladed paddle and these boats can be found across all the disciplines. Ireland traditionally has a great history of this discipline abroad in in competition.

Wild Water Racing and Canoe Slalom C1 will be the focus of the day. The event will take place in Wild Water Canoe Club on Saturday the 24th of February starting at 10am and finishing around 4pm. The workshop is open to all ages and abilities! Boats and Paddles will be provided and there is no charge for the day. Anyone interested please contact Robert Hendrick – for more information.

Coaching Children Programme

We will be running a Coaching Children Programme for a 4 week period beginning on Monday, 19th February. It’s a great opportunity for coaches & volunteers to gain knowledge in this area.  The workshops will take place over 4 Monday’s from 6.30pm – 9.30pm in The Samuel Beckett Civic Campus Ballyogan.

If  you could please share the attached poster with your clubs, services and contacts it would be greatly appreciated.

Please note places are limited & the cost is a onetime offer.

To reserve your place on the course please contact or call 01-2719502.


Below is an outline of the programme;

Coaching Ireland have developed 4 modules, specifically to provide particpants with a better understanding of children’s sport and physical activity and best ways to optimise children’s enjoyment, participation and positive outcomes.

Workshop 1: Coaching Children Successfully in Sport – An Introduction for Coaches.

Workshop 2:  Child-Centred Coaching – Understanding Child Development & Learning and its Impact on How We Coach.

Workshop 3:  Developing Physical Literacy through Sport 1 – Coaching Children to Move.

Workshop 4:  Developing Physical Literacy through Sport 2.

Kind Regards,


Rachel Sinnott | Community Sports Development Officer |Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership.
County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
T +353 1 271 9507

Crayfish Plague – Emergency Containment Measures – River Suir & River Deel


In response to a recent outbreak of Crayfish Plague in the River Suir and River Deel, emergency disease containment measures are needed to help prevent its spread.

Crayfish Plague is a disease that kills our native White-clawed Crayfish. All crayfish that become infected will die. Crayfish Plague is easily transmitted in water or via contaminated equipment (for example on canoes, waders or nets).

Ireland holds the largest population of the White-clawed Crayfish that remains in Europe.


All water users are asked to operate a temporary ban on moving water sports and angling equipment out of the River Suir and the River Deel catchment – commencing immediately.

Water sports and angling equipment currently in use in the Suir catchment may continue to be used there; but boats or angling equipment should not be transferred out of the catchment.

Limit your activity to the river section where you normally operate, avoid moving around the catchment and follow biosecurity protocols – Check, Clean, Dry.

Source – Inter Agency response from National Parks and Wildlife Service, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Environmental Protection Agency, Limerick County Council, Cork County Council, Tipperary County Council, Tipperary Sports Partnership, Waterford City and County Council, Marine Institute, Local Authority Water and Communities Office, Waterways Ireland and National Biodiversity Data Centre

Canoeing Ireland AGM Notice 2017





Irish Canoe Union Limited trading as Canoeing Ireland (“the Company”)

Saturday, 24th June 2017 at 2pm.

 Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15


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