National Indoor Rowing Champs’ 2017

First competition of 2017!

The athletes will represent KRC at the national Indoor Rowing Championships this Saturday, the 21st of January in the UL Arena.

The event kicks off at 8:30am with our youngest competitor, Airida Mateviciute taking to the ergometer in the Women’s Junior 13 event. Monika Dukarska, our senior competitor will conclude the day at 3:29pm with the 500m sprint, in which she is the national record holder.

Majority of our athletes have two races each, set time or distance, ranging from 3minutes to 2,000meters and a sprint race, which is 500m long.

KRC athletes will race in the following events:

[WJ = Women’s Junior; MJ = Men’s Junior; WS= Women’s Senior]

WJ13 set time and 500m; WJ14 500m; MJ15 set time and 500m; WJ16 2,000m and 500m; MJ18 2,000m and 500m and lastly WS 2,000m and 500m.

Best of luck guys! All the hard work will pay off! #GoKillorglin

We will keep you posted as often as we can!

Results are available here:



KRC AGM 2016

Big thank you to all parents, athletes and supporters of the Club who attended our annual AGM, which was held on Wednesday, the 11th of January.

The Management of the Club would like to once again extend their sincere thanks for the effort and time given to the Club by current and outgoing management members and would like to welcome new members that will support the operations of the club for the forthcoming seasons.

We were also delighted to see all of the positions on the Management filled and look forward to delivering yet another successful rowing season – on and off the water, with the largest membership to date.

Further, the new Management Committee of the Club would like to thank sincerely the local community for their continued support. The Club is run on voluntary basis and only thanks to such a hands-on and supportive community of Killorglin and beyond, the running of the Club is so successful.

We look forward to 2017 rowing season and growing the Club even further. Anyone interested in helping out or becoming a member, please e-mail

The Management Committee is as follows:

Chairman Mr Michael G Fleming Jnr

Vice Chairman Mr Liam O’Connor

Secretary Ms Monika Dukarska

Assistant Secretary Mrs Kathy Crowley

Treasurer Mr John Melia

Assistant Treasurer Mrs Sinead Houlihan

PRO Mrs Pauline O’Connor

Child Welfare Officer (Boys) Mr William Joy

Child Welfare Officer (Girls) Mrs Patricia McCarthy

Safety Officer Mr Leonard O’Sullivan

Thank you!

Big thank you to all our supporters and bag packers for your kind donations and time to fundraise for the Club.

Also, sincere thank you to Mr. Jones for allowing us to bag pack in his great shop –Jones EUROSPAR Killorglin. We greatly appreciate it.

Killorglin Rowing Club is fully funded by the generosity of the local Community and our success on and off the water is the result of everyone’s hard work and support. Again thank you for giving us a helping hand in doing what we do best and that is rowing.

Merry Christmas to you all and all the best in the New Year! We already look forward to the 2017 racing season and representing our great Community all over Ireland!

Happy Christmas!


ANNOUNCEMENT – Join the Club this Christmas!

Killorglin Rowing Club is now in a position to offer the following places:

3 x junior 16 girls
2 x junior 15 girls
3 x junior 12 boys
2 x junior 12 girls

It is intended that interested individuals will begin rowing during the Christmas break. Please contact us on Facebook or e-mail: for further details including the schedule. Previous rowing experience would be an advantage but is not necessary.

This is the last opportunity to join the Club to compete in the 2017 rowing season (once these places are filled).

Further recruitment will follow during the summer months for the 2018 rowing season.

**posted on 18/12/16

AGM Notice

Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, the 11th of January 2017.

Killorglin Rowing Club, Killorglin, Co. Kerry

I am pleased to invite all club members and supporters of the Club to attend the Annual General Meeting of Killorglin Rowing Club to be held on Wednesday, the 11th of January 2017, at Killorglin Rowing Club in Killorglin, Co. Kerry, starting at 8:30pm.

Yours Sincerely,

Monika Dukarska

KRC Secretary


Muckross Head of the River Results

Another massively successful outing to the Muckross HOR in National Rowing Centre Cork.

A very impressive 3 wins out of 5 races for the Club.

Congratulations to our Women’s Junior 16 Eight on winning their race today.

WJ16 8+ crew of Rhiannon O’Donoghue, Anna Tyther, Katie Boyle, Anna Griffin, Molly O’Grady, Stacey O’Sullivan, Mara Treacy and Alanna Dolan coxed by Eimear O’Donovan.

It was their first competitive outing together and they won their race by 38 seconds over St Michael’s RC of Limerick, with Graiguenamanagh RC in 3rd, Lee RC in 4th and two Shannon RC crews.

The girls were only 6 seconds slower than the winning Women’s Senior Eight from Cork Boat Club. Excellent achievement on their first outing together.

The Men’s Club Quad of Cathal O’Donovan, Sean Houlihan, James McCarthy,         Kieran O’Sulllivan coxed by Alanna Dolan won their race  The boys had 13 sec advantage over New Ross Rowing Club. Well done boys

MJ16 1x: Sean Houlihan 1st and he beat his competition by 18 seconds, super win.

WJ18 8+ – 3rd

MJ18 1x – 8th

Well done everyone! Well raced!