Monthly Archives: May 2014

Recreational Representative

Recreational Representative The TDU committee will be nominating a candidate(s) for the position of Recreational Representative on the Board of Canoeing Ireland at the end of next week. If you are interested in this position please contact the TDU committee by the 5th of June at committee@tdu.ie. If you know someone else you think would do a good [...]

By |2015-02-10T22:57:20+01:00May 29th, 2014|TDU News|0 Comments

Devizes to Westminster: Scouts and Diabetes

The Devizes to Westminster completely shattered my youthful ideas of invincibility. It was by a long shot the most difficult challenge I have ever undertaken and even a week on I was still reeling from the swing between emotional highs and lows. The stress of last minute organisation to the excitement of finally starting off [...]

By |2015-02-12T13:09:28+01:00May 24th, 2014|Marathon, TDU Featured, TDU News|0 Comments

Chairperson and Treasurer Elected at SGM

The TDU Special General Meeting was held tonight (20th of May at 20:00). Patrick McCormack was elected as Chairperson and Neal Kelly was elected as Treasurer. Congratulations and best of luck to Paddy and Neal in their roles for the rest of the year. If you would like to get involved in the TDU committee [...]

By |2015-02-10T22:57:46+01:00May 20th, 2014|TDU News|0 Comments

St. Michael’s Youth Project: Crossing the Irish Sea

The first time I heard about St. Michael's Youth Project and their kayaking program was a few weeks ago when the TDU newsletter came out. The second time was when a Facebook post about gear that was taken from their centre in Inchicore went viral on irish kayaking groups and pages. What I didn't know [...]

By |2015-02-12T13:10:10+01:00May 13th, 2014|TDU Featured, TDU News|0 Comments

Devizes to Westminster: Couch to Canoe

Part two of the series on the Devizes to Westminster race, this article was written by Dale Rothwell from Tullow Kayak Club who entered the race with his fellow club member Dermot Walsh supported by a crew of seven all from Tullow Kayak Club. Dermot and Dale had no background in marathon kayaking and devised a [...]

By |2015-10-23T14:28:13+01:00May 9th, 2014|TDU News|0 Comments

Devizes to Westminster: Going Solo

This is the first instalment of a series of articles about irish kayakers who have competed in the Devizes to Westminster, a 201km canoe race held in the UK. This article was written by Olivia Murphy who has been involved in marathon paddling for over ten years and entered the race on her own. Read [...]

By |2015-02-10T22:58:20+01:00May 5th, 2014|TDU News|0 Comments