Cheers for Irish coastal rowing champs!

Cheers for Irish coastal rowing champs!
Dara Jennings (left) and Marie O'Donovan, Kilmacsimon RC, at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood, Co. Cork.   Picture Denis Minihane

It was a magic combination of fabulous weather and great rowing at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships at the weekend.

Over two days at the National Rowing Centre, coastal rowers enjoyed excellent conditions and some great challenges on the water.

The championships were hosted by Whitegate Rowing Club, who also celebrated winning 'Club of the Day', while Killorglin RC won the senior ladies title and the Myross RC senior men were also crowned champions.And they're off! Action from the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships 2019, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Woods, Ovens, Co. Cork. Picture: Jim CoughlanEoin and Ronan Long, Blackrock, Cork, at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.  Picture Denis MinihaneAt the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre,  were (from left) Colette Holland, Áine Wall and Geraldine Otway of Kilmacsimon RC.  Picture Denis MinihaneKilmacsimon U18 crew members (from left) Ciarán Fogarty, Thomas Otway, Freya Dunne, John Wall and Max Lynch at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood, Co. Cork.   Picture Denis MinihaneThe Rosscarbery RC group at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championship.  At the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood, Co. Cork, were (from left) Rachel Barry, chairperson, Whitegate RC; Eddie Farr, chairman, championship committee; David Stanton, T.D., Minister of State for Justice & Equality; Kieran Kerr, chair, Rowing Ireland Coastal Division; Shane Russell, regatta director, and Mary O'Riordan, Rowing Ireland Coastal Division P.R.O. Picture Denis Minihane.Picture Denis MinihaneThe Whitegate crew on the way to winning the veteran four ladies final.   Picture Denis MinihaneThe Rosscarbery crew in action in the U12 final.  Picture Denis Minihane U12  Courtmacsherry RC crew of Yasmine Asare, Bonnie Hegarty O'Brien, Sarah Jackson Hegarty, Rebeccs Ni Chonchuir and Cox George Henchion. Picture: Jim Coughlan U12 Heat 1 winners Castletownbere.  Picture: Jim Coughlan Dave Campbell, Jeff O'Donoghue, Gavin Fox with Gabby O'Donoghue, Emma Crowley, Jenna Louise Hayes, Lana Brown, all Rosscarbery RC.  Picture: Jim Coughlan. Laura O'Callaghan, Kara Farrell, Ava Leahy, Sophie Walsh, Ava McGowan, Slaney O'Brien, all Passage West RC. Jim Coughlan.A group from Castletownbere RC at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.A group from Myross RC at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.Whitegate RC members at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.Sisters Kali and Maya O'Donovan, Galley Flash RC.The Galley Flash RC veteran ladies four crew of (from left) Roni Hawe, Rachel O'Donovan, Niamh Hayes, Ellen Ahern and Mary Rose Keating.The Rushbrooke RC veteran four ladies crew of (from left) Denise Hickey, Mary Williams, Marlene Creevy and Natalia Wilk.The Castletownbere crew of (from left) Faya Mulcahy, Elsa Kenneally, Sinéad Murphy, Lauren Lowney and Mairéad O'Shea after winning the U12 final at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.  Picture Denis Minihane

And they're off! Action from the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships 2019, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Woods, Ovens, Co. Cork. 	 Picture: Jim Coughlan
And they're off! Action from the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships 2019, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Woods, Ovens, Co. Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan

Eoin and Ronan Long, Blackrock, Cork, at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.  Picture Denis MinihaneAt the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre,  were (from left) Colette Holland, Áine Wall and Geraldine Otway of Kilmacsimon RC.  Picture Denis MinihaneKilmacsimon U18 crew members (from left) Ciarán Fogarty, Thomas Otway, Freya Dunne, John Wall and Max Lynch at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood, Co. Cork.   Picture Denis MinihaneThe Rosscarbery RC group at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championship.  At the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood, Co. Cork, were (from left) Rachel Barry, chairperson, Whitegate RC; Eddie Farr, chairman, championship committee; David Stanton, T.D., Minister of State for Justice & Equality; Kieran Kerr, chair, Rowing Ireland Coastal Division; Shane Russell, regatta director, and Mary O'Riordan, Rowing Ireland Coastal Division P.R.O. Picture Denis Minihane.Picture Denis MinihaneThe Whitegate crew on the way to winning the veteran four ladies final.   Picture Denis MinihaneThe Rosscarbery crew in action in the U12 final.  Picture Denis Minihane U12  Courtmacsherry RC crew of Yasmine Asare, Bonnie Hegarty O'Brien, Sarah Jackson Hegarty, Rebeccs Ni Chonchuir and Cox George Henchion. Picture: Jim Coughlan U12 Heat 1 winners Castletownbere.  Picture: Jim Coughlan Dave Campbell, Jeff O'Donoghue, Gavin Fox with Gabby O'Donoghue, Emma Crowley, Jenna Louise Hayes, Lana Brown, all Rosscarbery RC.  Picture: Jim Coughlan. Laura O'Callaghan, Kara Farrell, Ava Leahy, Sophie Walsh, Ava McGowan, Slaney O'Brien, all Passage West RC. Jim Coughlan.A group from Castletownbere RC at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.A group from Myross RC at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.Whitegate RC members at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.Sisters Kali and Maya O'Donovan, Galley Flash RC.The Galley Flash RC veteran ladies four crew of (from left) Roni Hawe, Rachel O'Donovan, Niamh Hayes, Ellen Ahern and Mary Rose Keating.The Rushbrooke RC veteran four ladies crew of (from left) Denise Hickey, Mary Williams, Marlene Creevy and Natalia Wilk.The Castletownbere crew of (from left) Faya Mulcahy, Elsa Kenneally, Sinéad Murphy, Lauren Lowney and Mairéad O'Shea after winning the U12 final at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.  Picture Denis MinihaneThe Whitegate RC crew of (from left) Cian Kelly, Cathal Moriarty, Ciarán O'Driscoll, Shane Bakx and Seán Murphy after winning the U18 final at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships, hosted by Whitegate RC, at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood, Co. Cork.  Picture Denis Minihane

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