Athy Dragon Boat Regatta 2018 – Results

The sun shone and the teams raced hard yesterday at the Athy Dragon Boat Regatta 2018. In all 360 competitors took part in the event with strong fields in both the women’s and U18s racing categories. The full results follow. Athy DBR 2018 – Results

Athy Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 6th May 2018

The Event Details and Race Programme for the Athy Dragon Boat Regatta can be found here. Athy Race Programme – 18 Boats 2018

Irish Senior Women’s Dragon Boat Team 2018 Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the Irish Senior Women’s Dragon Boat Team 2018 will be made up of the following women from Carlow Dragons, Dublin Vikings, Plurabelle Paddlers and Shannon Dragons:

Evelyn Cronly, Ciara O’Donnell
Fiona McKeon, Dympna Watson
Jane Tynan, Elaine Rowe
Lorraine Leonard, Fiona Burke
Marian O’Dea, Grace James
Mary Foley, Ifty Finn
Rosemary Phelan, Julie Doyle
Susan Rowe, Margaret Doyle
Valerie McDonagh, Margaret Kehoe
Veronica Gordon, Orla McFarland

Helm: Valerie Robinson

Drummer: Frances Lee

Coach: Mick Doyle

Team Manager: Niamh Nolan

Team Physio: Catherine Sheehan

We wish the team the best of luck at the EDBF European Nations Championships in Germany in August.

 

Notification of 4th Annual Meeting of the Irish Dragon Boat Association Ltd.

Please be advised that the 4th Annual General Meeting of the Irish Dragon Boat Association Limited will be held on Saturday, 19th May 2018 at 11.00hrs in Waterways Ireland Visitor’s Centre, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin. The formal notification can be found here.1004 – AGM Notification

Athy DBR & Barrow DBR – Now Open for Entries!

We are now open for entries for:

Athy Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 6th May 2018. You can find the entry form here. Entry Form 2018 – Athy

Barrow Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 10th June 2018. You can find the entry form here. Entry Form 2018 – Barrow

Dublin Hong Kong Dragon Boat Regatta 2018 – Bulletin No. 1

Dublin Hong Kong Dragon Boat Regatta  – 15th & 16th September 2018.

Please find Bulletin no. 1 and the Entry Form 2018 – Dublin Internationals. These details are for the International crew entries only and not for the domestic Irish teams.

Dragon Boating – Not just for girls!!!

Although not always portrayed by the media, dragon boating is open to all – Men, women, young, old and non-breast cancer survivors as well as breast cancer survivors. If you cannot find what you are looking for feel free to email us at info@dragonboat.ie.

Latest IDBA Newsletter Out Now!

Please find attached our latest IDBA newsletter – Edition 13. Newsletter – January 2018

IDBA Membership 2018 Now Due

It is that time of year again when IDBA Club/Associate/Individual Membership is due. Follow the “Membership” tab which will take you to the relevant forms.

Welcome to 2018

On the eve of the last day in 2017 we look forward to an exciting year ahead. 2018 will bring the formation of a number new dragon boat clubs around Ireland and will see the Irish Senior Women’s National Team compete in the European Nations Championships in Germany. Wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year.