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Bridge the Gap Women’s Web Talks

As part of bridge the gap initiative there are a series of online talks and discussions being led by female paddlers. These have been open to all female paddlers across the disciplines. The aim of these discussions is to promote disciplines and stories of women in Ireland who have had adventures with paddling. Alongside this [...]

By |2020-06-19T14:11:26+01:00June 19th, 2020|Bridge The Gap|Comments Off on Bridge the Gap Women’s Web Talks

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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