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Jake Cochrane
#Canoeing: Jake Cochrane and Eoin Teague made it through to the semi-finals at the canoe slalom World Cup Final in Prague. Teague, in the K1, and Cochrane in the C1, both qualified from their second runs. Liam Jegou did not…
George’s Dock between the IFSC and the CHQ Building is the site for the proposed €12 million white-water course
Plans for a white-water rafting circuit in the heart of Dublin have come back to the fore, as The Irish Times reports. Earlier this year Dublin City councillors were presented with plans for scheme, which aims to transform George’s Dock…
Jenny Egan competes at the 2016 Liffey Descent
#Canoeing: On Easter Monday 1960, eight boats took part in a race on the river Liffey organised to coincide with the first Dublin Boat Show at nearby Busáras.  From that modest start evolved the Liffey Descent - a marathon canoe race…
Jenny Egan
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan took eighth in her semi-final of the K1 500 metres and moved into the C Final at the canoe sprint World Championships in Szeged in Hungary today. The top three qualified for the A Final and stayed…
Barry Watkins
#Canoeing: Barry Watkins qualified for the B Final of the men’s K1 1,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Championships in Szeged in Hungary. He finished sixth in his semi-final. He had earlier finished sixth in the B Final of…
Patrick O'Leary
#Canoeing: Patrick O’Leary realised his dream of qualifying his boat for his second successive Paralympic Games today. The Ireland canoeist finished fifth in the A Final of the VL3 200 metres at the canoe sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.…
Ronan Foley
#Canoeing: Ronan Foley finished sixth in the A Final of the men’s K1 1,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Under-23 Championships today in Pitesti, Romania. Thomas Green of Australia won gold, with Germany’s Jakob Thordsen second and Hungary’s Adam…
Odhran McNally
#Canoeing: Odhran McNally took fifth place in the men’s Under-23 K1 sprint final at the Wildwater World Junior and Under-23 Championships in Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina today.  The 22-year-old Irishman finished in 56.54 seconds, just 3.24 seconds behind…
#Canoeing: Noel Hendrick put in a solid performance in the men’s K1 semi-final at the canoe slalom World Under-23 Championships in Krakow, Poland, this morning. He had no touches, but his time of 91.46 seconds left him outside the top…
Liam Jegou
#Canoeing: Ireland’s Liam Jegou took bronze at the canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland.  Liam Jegou looked well on course in the final of the C1 – only to touch gate 14. This pushed him out of gold medal…
Liam Jegou
#Canoeing: Liam Jegou eased into the final of the men’s C1 at the canoe slalom World Championships this morning. The Ireland paddler delivered a fault-free semi-final in 93.79 seconds to place fourth of the 10 finalists.   Canoe Slalom Under-23…
Liam Jegou
#Canoeing: Ireland will have three paddlers in the semi-finals of under-23 events at the canoe slalom World Under-23 and Junior Championships at Krakow in Poland. Liam Jegou finished 10th on his first run in the C1, though he made a…
Noel Hendrick in action in 2018
#Canoeing: David McClure finished fifth in the final of the K1 Surface event at the canoe freestyle World Championships in Sort in Spain. At the canoe slalom European Under-23 Championships, Noel Hendrick reached the semi-finals and finished 26th in Liptovsky…
#Canoeing: Ireland paddler Noel Hendrick qualified for the semi-finals at the European Under-23 Championships today. The K1 competitor went straight through from the first run, taking 13th with a round with no touches at Liptovsky Mikulas in Slovakia. Eoin Teague…
Jenny Egan and Ronan Foley
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan took fourth in the final of the K1 5,000 metres at the European Games in Minsk, Belarus today.  The race was won by local competitor Maryna Litvinchuk, who broke away early, with just Dora Bodonyi of Hungary…
Jenny Egan
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan finished eighth in her two B Finals at the European Games in Minsk, Belarus. The Ireland paddler, who will go in the K1 5,000m later today, competed in the K1 500m and the K1 200m, both Olympic…

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