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October 2018: Plurabelles support ARC Torch of Hope

 

October 2018: Plurabelle Trip to Mayo

 

September 2018: Dublin Hong Kong Dragon Boat Regatta

 

July 2018: IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival, Florence

 

June 2018: Waking Up Anna II & Livia II

 

June 2018: Pre-Florence Training Session

 

June 2018: Barrow Dragon Boat Regatta, Carlow

 

May 2018: Athy Dragon Boat Regatta

 

April 2018: Open Day for Newbies

 

April 2018: Arrival of New Boat

 

February 2018: Plurabelle Baby Shower (for Ciara)

 

January 2018: Operation Transformation Filming

 

December 2017: ‘All in a Row’, charity paddle on river Liffey

 

December 2017: Christmas Brunch at the Clubhouse

 

November 2017: Demonstration of Mary’s Showstopper Christmas Cakes

 

October 2017: Clothing collection in aid of the Plurabelle team heading to the IBPCP regatta in 2018

 

October 2017: Plurabelles at the Paddleathon in Kilkenny

 

September 2017: Waking Anna 2!

 

September 2017: Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta

 

August 2017: Regular Saturday Training Session

 

July 2017: EDBF Crew Championships, Divonne Les Bains, France

July 2017: Plurabelles feature in National Cancer Strategy

June 2017: New Blue Boat Arrives!

June 2017: Farewell ‘Anna’

June 2017: Fun Memories and Moments at the Barrow Regatta

May 2017: Dragons Roar at Dublin Docklands Festival

May 2017: Plurabelles help out at Docklands’ Volunteer Day

March 2017: Brunch with the Bunch

December 2016: Christmas Brunch @the Clubhouse

October 2016: Local Schools Initiative 

September 2016: Hong Kong Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta

June 2016: Barrow Regatta, Carlow

May 2016: Florence Regatta

April 2016: Try it Out Session

Monthly Birthdays’ Brunch 

September 2015: Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta 2015 

August 2015: Try it Out session

March 2014: Team Ireland Launch 

September 2013: Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta

June 2013: Visit by Suir Dragon Paddlers and Cork Dragons 

May 2013: Clubhouse Opening

September 2012: Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta 

July 2012: European Championships, Nottingham

September 2011: Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta

October 2011: Malaysia

News & Events

  • Torch of Hope

    Over the years, many Plurabelles have benefited from the extraordinary support offered by ARC Cancer Support. The Torch of Hope is more than a fundraiser, it’s an opportunity to show our appreciation to this wonderful Dublin-based voluntary organisation.

    So, thank you ARC from the Plurabelles… and well done to our representatives (who posed for photos with the Lord Mayor and also with Christy Dignam from the band Aslan – view photos). Have you no shame ladies?!

  • Magical Mayo!

    A huge thank you to Grainne Mhaol dragon boat club. The paddlers were amazing hosts to the Plurabelles who took a trip westward in early October.

    Lough Lannagh near Castebar, Co. Mayo, looked magical on a beautiful, sunny, autumn day as the Plurabelles joined members of Grainne Mhaol for a training session on the water. Simply stunning (view photos).

  • It’s a wrap! 2018 Dublin Hong Kong Dragon Boat Regatta

    There are some very sore and weary Plurabelles after the Dublin Hong Kong Dragon Boat Regatta. But while bodies may be wrecked; souls are singing!

    Memories of the weekend will stay with us forever. We made new friends, old friendships were rekindled and, of course, there were nail-biting races. There’s even talk that we may have done our fastest 400m – ever!

    What a fabulous occasion (view photos here). If the newbie Plurabelles weren’t hooked before, they certainly are now!

    We are so proud to be involved with this event, and to show-off the Grand Canal Dock to paddlers who come from near and far. We are also delighted to see the sport that we love so much, develop and thrive in Ireland. It was a lonely spot to be the first dragon boat racing club in the country, but now there are loads of clubs and some serious, serious competition!

    Congratulations to all the winners at this year’s regatta. You did great. We’re looking forward to next year already… bring it on!

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