Four Members attend Barcelona International Dragon Fest

Four Members attend Barcelona International Dragon Fest

Club members, Inara, Audrey, Tadgh and Anne travelled all the way to Barcelona to attend the 5th Barcelona Dragon Boat Festival.  The gang had a great time competing in a number of the races and fun activities. This year the festival had 900 participants from 40...

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Athy, First Regatta of the Year

Athy, First Regatta of the Year

Our Ukrainian friends help with preparations for Athy, pictured with the ornate Dragon's Head for the bow of the boat. The first event of the year, the Athy Dragon Boat Regatta  took place on Sun, 5th May 2024.  The Athy Regatta is held on the River Barrow, Emily...

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Advanced Paddling Course a huge Success

Advanced Paddling Course a huge Success

A big thanks to Julie and Mick, Louise, the committee and all involved in running today's course.   Also thanks to Mayo Sports Partnership and the Castlebar Adventure Hub. Members agreed we all learned loads and hopefully we will improve our paddling technique and ace...

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The Club looks forward to Advanced Paddling Workshop

The Club looks forward to Advanced Paddling Workshop

With the support of Mayo Sports Partnership, the Club has extended an invitation to Julie Doyle, Vice President of the Irish Dragon Boat Federation, to conduct an Advanced Dragon Boat Paddler Workshop. The course has received an overwhelming response, reaching full...

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Plurabelle Visit kick starts the season

Plurabelle Visit kick starts the season

Earlier than usual, our lovely friends from the Grand Canal Basin came to Lough Lannagh for a visit. The ladies left a snow white Dublin on March 1st to arrive in a wet with sunny spells Castlebar. All the seasons in one day! We had a great paddle on the lake with the...

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