February Monthly Draw – Results

February Monthly Draw – Results

Congratulations to our February Monthly Draw winners.

1st Sinead Houlihan

2nd Fergus Foley

3rd Paul Bennet

Thank you to all our monthly draw subscribers for your continued support. We greatly appreciate it.

This draw is a vital source of income for the Club and new subscribers are always welcome! With guaranteed three winners each month and monthly subscription of only €8.00 (or €2 per week or €96 per year), this is a draw that cannot be missed. Enter today, email us on killorglinrowingclub@gmail.com.

Irish Indoor Rowing Championships 2017

Huge congratulations to all Killorglin Rowing Club athletes who competed at the National Indoor Rowing Championships in the UL Arena yesterday.

Our youngest competition, just 10 years of age – Airida Mateviciute won two silver medals in the Women’s Junior 13 3minute race and 500m sprint.

James McCarthy placed 3rd in the country in the Men’s Junior 18 2kilometers race and 500meters sprint. It was a personal best of 6:26.9. A total of 125 athletes entered the event this year!

Aidan McCarthy won the Men’s Junior 15 500m sprint with 53 juniors competing in this race.

Monika Dukarska finished 2nd in the Women’s Open 2000m race and set a Personal Best time of 6:52.6. That’s 5 seconds better than her previous personal best. In the afternoon, Monika set another personal best and National Record in the Women’s Open 500m sprint. Monika pulled 1:32.4, shredding nearly 2 seconds of her previous national record of 1:34.1.

Also well done to Cathal O’Donovan, Rhiannon O’Donoghue and Anna Tyther on setting new personal best scores.

Well done to everyone!


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 killorglinrowingclub@gmail.com.

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: killorglinrowingclub@gmail.com 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