News

09
October
2017

Keirron will present a talk on his incredible sea kayak 266 mile trip over 5 weeks in Alaska at 7pm on Tuesday, 10th October at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre. Admission is £2.50 and includes coffee and traybakes.

05
October
2017

British Canoeing and we’re pleased to bring you the latest edition of Catch Up With Coaching, which has the latest snapshots of information, hints and tips for you to browse.

04
October
2017

A celebration of the wide range of watersports available in Northern Ireland took place on Saturday 29th July with an impressive Flotilla of 66 people sailing, paddling and rowing Upper Lough Erne. An array of boats including kayaks, canoes, skiffs, rowing boats, a Curragh and giant Stand Up Paddle Board travelled from Ballenaleck to Enniskillen […]

04
October
2017

    Nicolas Robinette has been awarded with the Presidents Trophy.  This was presented to him earlier this year by Mark Breen, CANI Vice-chairperson. The Presidents Trophy is an annual award, which is given to an individual, or group, who has made a significant contribution to canoeing within the last year. This could include coaching, organising, […]

04
October
2017

The Department for Infrastructure have recently announced a consultation for the proposed changes to section 10B: PERMITS. The consultation is primarily aimed at : Permit holders applicants and potential applicants for permits other community transport permit holders who rely on services provided by others, including local councils, sports clubs, health trusts as well as educational […]

02
October
2017

In September 2016, the first Ulster Canoe Festival was held at Shane’s Castle. The weekend was very successful with great coaching and craic. As soon as the dates for the 2017 event were published, I put them in my diary. The event started on the Friday night with a chance to check in, set up […]

27
September
2017

Overall, canoeing has a good track record for safety management at events; however there have been a number of serious accidents which has demonstrated that more could be done to improve this. In order to support clubs and canoeing activity at all levels British Canoeing has developed a workshop that highlights ‘duty of care’ issues* […]

27
September
2017

              We gathered at Jaynes Shore and set off in a mixture of boats. Spirits were high and the weather was kind. For the nature lovers out there we were fortunate to have a couple of views of a Grey Heron just before the tunnels and then were treated to a flock […]

27
September
2017

CANI’s administrative staff member Siobhan Gilfedder recently took part in the Big Bann Challenge, AND she has caught the bug! Siobhan’s role includes processing and managing the recreational paddles for others, and it is great to see her take to the water and get involved. After taking part in the Big Bann Challenge, Siobhan has […]

21
September
2017

Date published: 11 September 2017 Topics: Support for children Funding for the voluntary and community sector Sport projects & initiatives Voluntary and community strategies and policies Uniting Opportunities, a small grants programme administered by the Department for Communities (DfC) as part of the Together: Building a United Community Strategy, is now open for applications. Uniting […]