Athy Dragon Boat Regatta – Sunday, 1st May 2016

The Race Programme for Sunday can be found here. Athy Race Programme – 15 Boats 2016. Below is a summary of the timings:

10.00 – Crew Manager’s Meeting
10.30 – Briefings Commence
11.00 – First Race
16.30 – Last Race
16.45 – Prize Giving

AGM – Saturday, 14th May 2016 at 11.00hrs – Dublin


Date:               Saturday, 14th May 2016

Time:               11.00hrs

Location:        Waterways Ireland Visitors Centre, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin


  • Annual Reports of the IDBA Executive Committee

– Chairman’s Report for 2015 – Julie Doyle

– Secretary’s Report for 2015 – Dympna Watson

– Treasurer’s Report for 2015 – Tara Byrne

  • Approval of Auditors for year ended 31st December 2016.

– Lalor O’Shea McQuillan Chartered Accountants, Carlow

  • Election of New Directors.
  • Approval and Adoption of IDBA Constitution.
  • Any Other Business Notified Prior to the AGM.
  • Raffle Draw.

Anyone wishing to appoint a proxy must do so using the attached form, which must be received by the Company Secretary by Wednesday, 11th May 2016.Proxy Voting Form

Notice of the Annual General Meeting is given in accordance with Article 9 of the Articles of Association.

Dympna Watson

Company Secretary

Irish Dragon Boat Association Limited


Irish Senior Women’s Dragon Boat Team Selected

We are pleased to formally announce the final selected Irish Senior Women’s Dragon Boat Team who will represent Ireland at the forthcoming 12th EDBF European Nations Championships in Rome in July 2016. The women represent dragon boat clubs from around Ireland – Carlow Dragon Boat Club, Plurabelle Paddlers and Dublin Vikings.

Anita Comerford Ciara O’Donnell
Evie Cronly Dympna Watson
Fiona Kelly Edel Jackson
Frances Clarke Elaine Rowe
Jane Tynan Fiona Burke
Mary Foley Fionnuala Byrne-Hunter
Rosemary Phelan Ifty Finn
Sandra Kehoe Julie Doyle
Susan Rowe Margaret Doyle
Valerie McDonagh Margaret Kehoe
Veronica Gordon Marian O’Dea
Sarah Alcock
Coach: Mick Doyle
Team Manager/Asst Coach: Laura Phelan