News

26
July
2010

Lock Keepers cottage on the River Lagan Belfast … There is a new access point at the Lock Keepers cottage on the River Lagan Belfast, purpose build for both canoeists and anglers. The access point is beside the Lock Keepers cafe so makes for a good coffee stop from either Stanmillis or Shaws Bridge.

26
July
2010

Tree stuck in weir … Anyone that is paddling in the Shaws bridge area show beware of the tree stuck in between the 2 & 3 Weir.

26
July
2010

Since june 2010 Matt McKnight, Paul Henry and Shane Harkin have been on the European Continent for a series of training camps and competitions. Earlier this year all three athletes were accepted into the Irish canoe slalom team, Paul and Shane at under 18 level, and Matt at under 23. They have all been members […]

21
July
2010

This was the first year of Club Fest. It was held on the 26th and 27th of June at Share Holiday Village Fermanagh. Over 100 paddlers participated and an excellent time was had by all. Some clubs arrived on the Friday night to camp for the whole weekend; everyone else arrived on the Saturday morning. […]

19
July
2010

Hello. On the morning of 14 August I plan to swim from Copeland Island to Donaghadee in aid of The Prostate Cancer Charity (see link below). (I was diagnosed with the disease in spring 2009.) I will be accompanied by two other swimmers. For safety, we are looking for one support boat and ideally three […]

19
July
2010

Vetting and Barring Scheme Registration Halted The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) registration phase of the Vetting and Barring Scheme (VBS), which was due to commence on 26 July 2010, has been halted whilst the new coalition government undertakes a review of the scheme. Theresa May, Home Secretary states: ‘the Government has made clear its intention […]

19
July
2010

MSc Sports Development and Coaching (with PG Diploma exit award) (Subject to approval) Sports Development and Coaching [MSc] Year of Entry: 2010 The Programme This programme is the first of its kind on the island of Ireland. It combines the opportunity for vocational specialism and preparation for employment, career progression or change, or further study. […]

19
July
2010

Enrole now for an exciting introduction to Paddlesport. Go Paddling Flyer

19
July
2010

As part of the National trails day on the 3rd October the team at CANI are keen to get as many people onto the water as possible and are hoping that you will get involved. The national trails day is a national initiative and is in its second year. Full details here http://www.nationaltrailsday.ie We currently […]

19
July
2010

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) will launch their Volunteer Programme this summer. Volunteering at the London 2012 Games will be a truly memorable, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for members of the canoeing community. LOCOG will recruit volunteers from across the UK from a range of communities and backgrounds. The selection […]