We will be competing in the following events in 2017:

Athy Dragon Boat Regatta

30th April 2017

Barrow Dragon Boat Regatta (Carlow)

11th June 2017

European Club Crew Championships

Divonnes les Bains, France 27th -30th July 2017

Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta

Saturday & Sunday 9th & 10th September 2017


Past Events

In addition to the annual Athy, Barrow and Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta we have competed / taken part in the following events:

Florence Pink Meeting

May 2016

International Dragon Boat Regatta San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain

April 2014

IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival,  Sarasota, Florida, USA

24th- 26th October 2014

World Record Riverdance – The Gathering

21st July 2013

We’ were out on the Liffey and had a water side view of the word record!

Transition Year Schools Project 2013

With support from the  Irish Dragon Boat Federation, we are ran a 4 week TY schools project with 3 schools in the area.

European Nations Dragon Boat Championships

July 2012

International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) Cancer Survivors World Cup

Putrajaya, Malaysia
October 2011


News & Events

  • 2017 Season

    We’ve had a great start to 2017 with weekly Pilates and resistance sessions along with two crews on the water most Saturday mornings. Wednesday training starts  back 5th April at 6:30pm. This year in addition to local regattas, we are competing in the European Club Crew Championships in France in July.

  • ‘Along Home Shores’ – Plurabelles on TV!

    Plurabelle Paddlers hit the small screen again at the end of October 2016 when ‘Along Home Shores’ presenter, Bobby Kerr trained with us in the first episode of the UTV Ireland programme. Bobby also visited our club house, chatted to some paddlers and found out for himself what makes the Plurabelles such a very special club.

  • Metastatic Breast Cancer highlighted on the airwaves

    Plurabelle Paddlers’ very own Rhona Nally was on RTE Radio 1 on 27th September to talk to Ray D’arcy about living well with metastatic breast cancer. She even mentioned Plurabelle Paddlers! You can hear Rhona’s inspiring interview here.

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