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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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French Alps 2016

by Diarmuid Ryan For two weeks between May and June 2016, UCD Kayakers (Ailbhe, Derv, Diarmuid, Greg, Ross, and Simon) invaded the French Alps. We travelled there for the (pretty much) guaranteed water, great rivers and, as a bonus, some … 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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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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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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Fresher’s Weekend by Steven Mulrooney

Before arriving in UCD I briefly consulted the online brochure containing a short description of each and every sports club the college has to offer. Many of these appealed to me for different reasons but the UCD Canoe Club was … Continue reading

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 It’s Never …

It’s Never Too Late! Written by Róisín Mossop I started college in September 2010 with great enthusiasm and super intentions of joining many a club, the canoe club included. But as I wandered from stand to stand I was washed … Continue reading

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Longford Polo Competition, Clondra Co. Longford. By Diarmuid Ryan

Write up a piece for the blog about the Polo Competition in Longford they said, be grand they said. And I did think it was grand, for a while anyway, until I tried to think of a way to start … Continue reading

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