Irish Senior Women’s Dragon Boat Squad 2016/2017 Sign Up

IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championships, China 2017 – Irish Team Sign Up

We need you! Can you answer yes to all these questions?

1) Are you female?

2) Are you over 40 as at 1st June 2017?

3) Are you Irish or have lived here for more than 3 years?

4) Do you have the means to pay for a trip to China?

5) Do you have the commitment and determination to be part of a medal winning crew?

The first training day for the 2016/2017 Irish Senior Women’s Dragon Boat Squad is Saturday, 8th October 2016 and will be held in Carlow Town. If you would like to be part of the squad, please complete the Irish Team Sign Up sheet sign-up-sheet and return to me at by Sunday, 2nd October. Details about the training day will then be circulated by email the week before.

The exact location in China and date of the Championships is still unknown, but we hope to have this information by 8th October 2016.

Please note, we will expect serious commitment and dedication to the campaign and expect to see you regularly training in a dragon boat. Further details about what is expected from you and how the final selection will take place will be explained on 8th October.

Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta 2016 – Results

Results from this year’s Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta can be found here.



Road Closures in Vicinity of the Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta

Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta – Sun, 11th September 2016 ONLY.

Please be aware that the Great Dublin Bike Ride will be on in the area on Sunday, the following areas will be closed between 7am and 9am:

Arran Quay
Father Matthew Bridge
Inns Quay
O’Donovan Rossa Bridge
Grattan Bridge
Ormond Quay Lower and Upper
Bachelors Walk
O’Connell Bridge
Eden Quay
Butt Bridge
Talbot Memorial Bridge
Custom House Quay
Samuel Beckett Bridge
North Wall Quay

Traffic wishing to cross the Liffey during these hours will be diverted via Islandbridge and the East Link Bridge/Port Tunnel.

Hong Kong Dublin DBR 2016 – Race Programme – Sun, 11th Sept.

The Race Programme for Sunday, 11th September 2016 has now been circulated to all Team Managers and can be found here.Race Programme – Dublin SUNDAY 2016

Crew Manager’s Meeting – 08.45hrs
Crew Briefings Commence – 09.30hrs
First Race – 10.00hrs
Last Race – 17.20hrs
Prize Giving – 17.40hrs