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Merry Kerry 2016

By Evie Moloney After a very successful 2016 of paddling, polo and the pursuit of new aquatic adventures, we finished the year off with a lovely trip to Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry. This annual pilgrimage is regarded as the highlight of … Continue reading

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Freshers ‘Fun’doran 2015

The annual freshers trip was not something I had intended on going to. I didn’t think I knew enough people to go on a club trip yet. I was convinced by fellow club members only two days before the trip that it … Continue reading

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Mike’s First Merry Kerry with UCDCC – December 2014/ January 2015

By Mike O’Malley (MOM) All anyone ever talked about coming up to Christmas was Kerry, Kerry and Kerry. Seeing everyone was talking about it so much I decided to skip my usual new years at home and head down down … Continue reading

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Sara and Niamh’s Banterful Bundoran – November 2014

By Sara Griffin and Niamh Delaney. Our first official UCDCC weekend trip, and boy, it certainly didn’t disappoint. Drinking was well underway before we had even left the Pale to start our journey Northbound and everyone already was in high … Continue reading

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Simon’s Fresher’s Experience in Tramore – October 2014

By Simon Grennell. October 10th was set up to be my first weekend away with a college club. The trip that convinced me that this was the only club to spend a weekend with. Having only really made friends with … Continue reading

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Joining UCD Canoe Club by Kevin O’Flannagain

It was fresher’s week, and in my ultimate wisdom, like many other young fresher’s I took it upon myself to join clubs and societies until my money was no more. One of these clubs happened to be the canoe club. But could … Continue reading

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Merry Kerry 2013-2014 by Andrew Jeffers

Merry Kerry everyone! And where do I Start?? As a fresher I had hear much about the awesome, crazy and liver dysfunction inducing trip to Kerry over New Year’s. Naturally I was eager to sign up and get with the … Continue reading

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Fresher’s Weekend by Ailbhe Tuohy

Before college, I remember looking through all the different sports societies that I wanted to join. Literally, no joke I had about 20 on my list. I knew that there was no way I would be able to join all … Continue reading

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2013 Canoe Marathon World Championships, Copenhagen – Sean McCarthy

Early Wednesday morning, all seven of us who were competing for Ireland at the World Canoe Marathon Championships flew out from Dublin to Copenhagen. The trip was fairly painless, we got down to the course by late afternoon so we … Continue reading

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Lahinch 2012 by Niamh Lowe

Lahinch, by Niamh Lowe When I started my second year of college I was eager to throw myself out there, start something new and make the most of my experience of college life. When I started with the UCDCC I … Continue reading

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