News

10
August
2017

  Afton Fitzhenry has been awarded with the Greeves Trophy, an annual award, which is given to a competitor who shows the most progression, personal preparation, sportsmanship, effort and contribution to the sport. Afton, who grew up in Lisburn, Co. Antrim was inspired to try for the CANI performance squad, after canoeing at a ‘try […]

07
August
2017

Waterways Ireland are conducting a short survey on the usage of inland waterways within Ireland and Northern Ireland. They wish to find out if you have used any of the following locations and how often you may of used them. Shannon Shannon – Erne Lough Erne Lower Bann Barrow Royal Canal Grand Canal Please follow […]

03
August
2017

  CANI are pleased to offer a competition for all members to design our 2018 Membership Card. We are looking for an engaging design that better captures the paddling experience. The images below contain our current card and we feel it could use an update. There are a few conditions of the new design, which […]

02
August
2017

        Hundreds of young people from around the world will travel to Northern Ireland this summer to take part in the first ever Junior International Canoe Polo Championships at Knockbracken Reservoir in Carryduff, just outside Belfast. The event which takes place from 2-6 August, will host over 500 young people and their support teams […]

31
July
2017

Congratulations to Afton Fitzhenry and her partner Beth Gill on their success at the under 23 world sprint kayak championships.  Afton and Beth produced great results during the competition and won some of their earlier heats. In the C2 50o meters, they fought hard to finish 8th in the A final and in the C2 […]

27
July
2017

A wonderful opportunity to travel the ancient highway of the Lower Bann River by canoe, experiencing its beauty and wildlife from exceptional position. The Big Bann canoe challenge is a paddle from Portglenone to Drumaheglis (23km), spread out over 2 days (19th & 20th August 2017), with an overnight camping stop at Movanagher Lock, where […]

27
July
2017

Work is soon set to begin on the river Lagan, at Lock number 1, at Stranmillis weir, over 250 years ago since the river was first opened, the work is due to start to revive the city’s waterway, as planning permission has recently been passed for the £4 million ‘Lagan Gateway Project’.   The 27 […]

27
July
2017

Non-Executive Directors Required The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland (CANI) is the governing body responsible for the management, co-ordination, development and promotion of canoeing in Northern Ireland. We represent the interests of our members to government, the public and through British Canoeing to the International Canoe Federation. CANI has recently launched it 2017 – 2021 […]

26
July
2017

Last year, Sport NI in partnership with Waterways Ireland were successful in applying to the EU Erasmus Plus program in relation to the European Week of Sport. One outcome of this was a very successful Flotilla event on Lough Erne and the River Foyle which brought lots of different boaters together to paddle along the […]

21
July
2017

A consultancy firm has been commissioned by Waterways Ireland to undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the proposed refurbishment of Carnroe Weir, on the Lower River Bann. The proposed refurbishment works include: Repairs of the Weir structure Improvements to fish passage Construction of a Canoe Slide / Chute CANI will be providing information to […]