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Awards Scheme Review 2020

After extensive liaison with the Irish paddlesport community, Canoeing Ireland are pleased to publish our 2020 Awards Scheme Review. Brian Ogilvie, President, welcomed the publication of the Awards Scheme Review and commented “This is the result of many months of consultation, dialogue and analysis with a wide range of stakeholders. The completion of the [...]

By |2020-06-01T18:39:33+01:00June 1st, 2020|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Awards Scheme Review 2020

Bridge the Gap Website Page

Canoeing Ireland are delighted to unveil the new Bridge the Gap web page. We aim keep you informed and up to date on the fantastic work being done by the programme and our ambassadors we have developed a page for all things women in paddle sport in Ireland. This page features each of the [...]

By |2020-05-24T16:45:14+01:00May 24th, 2020|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Bridge the Gap Website Page

Training Center River Access

Further to Return to Paddling guidelines Phase 1  it will be possible to get back on the water in small groups (max 4) from  Monday 18th May.  Currently  there is limited access to the Liffey as a number of the usual access points are closed e.g. Strawberry Hall ,Wrens Nest carpark and at a regular get [...]

By |2020-05-22T16:12:49+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Training Center River Access

Canoeing Ireland Instructor Registration

Canoeing Ireland is introducing a pilot scheme for Instructor registration in order to enhance communication and services to Instructors and to assist with the promotion of canoeing in all its forms. The aim of this Scheme is to consolidate our relationship with Instructors, clubs and Activity Providers through a phased increase in services offered [...]

By |2020-06-05T14:56:09+01:00May 20th, 2020|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoeing Ireland Instructor Registration

Canoeing Ireland Strategic Plan 2021-2023 – Invite to Consultation

The Board and CEO of Canoeing Ireland invite members and stakeholders to contribute to the preparation of our new Strategic Plan. The plan will set out the continued strategic development of paddlesports over the period 2021-2023. The initial design phase for the Strategic Plan commenced earlier this year with the establishment of a steering [...]

By |2020-05-18T14:30:02+01:00May 18th, 2020|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoeing Ireland Strategic Plan 2021-2023 – Invite to Consultation

Return to Paddling Guidelines

In advance of the upcoming return phases issued by the Government of Ireland, Canoeing Ireland would like to offer guidance to our members and clubs on what each of these phases means for paddlesports. And to remind our member that these phases are being implemented as a result of people’s compliance with the current [...]

By |2020-05-16T11:32:11+01:00May 13th, 2020|Canoe.ie News, Safety Guidelines|Comments Off on Return to Paddling Guidelines

2nd March 2020 Slaney Club Networking Event

Women's Paddling Ambassador Niamh Cleary organised a club networking day on the Slaney River in Baltinglass. Niamh spoke about her own paddling experience as a junior female paddler, mentioning that there was alot more happening when she was a junior to help her to network with other girls. She would like to see more of this come back to [...]

By |2020-05-11T12:47:40+01:00May 11th, 2020|Bridge The Gap|Comments Off on 2nd March 2020 Slaney Club Networking Event

Leadership and Mentoring Training Jan/Feb 2020

All ambassadors have completed four days of professional training in Leadership & Mentoring Skills by Lynda Byron’s ‘Leadership Journeys’ throughout January and February. Over four different weekends throughout January and February, the group of ambassadors attended professional leadership training workshops to build on their own personal leadership skills. This training brought them on an inward [...]

By |2020-05-11T12:48:37+01:00May 11th, 2020|Bridge The Gap|Comments Off on Leadership and Mentoring Training Jan/Feb 2020

25th January 2020 Canoeing Ireland Annual Awards – Female Winners

Photo Credit: Eamon Cummins Female Canoe Polo Player of the Year – Ciara Gurhy Freestyle Junior Female – Emma Doyle Paddlesurf Junior Female – Megan Gamble Junior Female Marathon Paddler – Éabha Ní Drisceoil                   Junior Female Sprint Paddler – Éabha [...]

By |2020-05-11T12:49:11+01:00May 11th, 2020|Bridge The Gap|Comments Off on 25th January 2020 Canoeing Ireland Annual Awards – Female Winners

4th December 2019 – Launch of Bridge the Gap Initiative

The evening consisted of open discussions on how together we can develop opportunities for all females at all levels and make paddlesports more inclusive for women. In attendance we had over 25 women who came from many different locations and disciplines, athletes and coaches, providers and clubs. The evening proved to be a very positive [...]

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