LaoisKayakThe club are competing this Sunday in the Carrick-on-Shannon marathon ranking race and we wish all members the very best of luck. Paddling continues during the week with several different trips at weekends so please follow the Facebook page for updates.

Thank You: The club would like to thank Marc at Lennons Venue and also to Adrian Sheppard for providing music at a recent fundraiser, your help to the club was greatly appreciated.

Kayaking Beginner Sessions continue on Tuesday evenings for children and on Wednesday evenings for adults at 7pm. Our qualified instructors will show you some of the techniques and disciplines of paddling. All equipment including kayaks, helmets and buoyancy aids will be provided. Anyone interested should message us on Facebook or send an email to The cost is €5 per person. You must be able to swim 25 meters competently. If you are a junior (under 16 years old), then a parent or guardian must be present for the duration of the session.

Raffle: The club are holding a raffle in the coming weeks to raise much needed funds for club equipment and your support would be greatly appreciated. There are twelve prizes with a total prize value of €1,245 and tickets are just €2 each or three for €5, your support would be greatly appreciated. Tickets are available at Durrow Post Office and at Tomas Kenna Butchers and from club members locally.