Monika – Young Kerry London Person of the Year 2018

Monika Dukarska has been nominated as the Young Kerry London Person of the year and will receive the Christy Kissing Memorial Trophy.  The Trophy is presented each year to a new generation of Kerry people, in London or Kerry . The presentation was made at the Kerry Association London Gala Dinner, at the Clayton Crown Hotel Cricklewood on Friday 19th October.  Family and friends also attended the occasion.Congratulations Monika,well done!

The following night, Monika showed her support by attending the Dan Tim O’Sullivan fundraiser for Killorglins St Josephs Nursing Home which is held annually.

 

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National Championships

Congratulations to Airida Mateviciute on winning the final of the Women’s Junior U14 1X.  Anna Tyther & Rhiannon O’Donoghue were placed 2nd in the Women’s Junior 2-. They will be representing Ireland in The Home International Regatta as well as the Coupe de La Jeunesse. Well done.

In the Women’s Masters 1X, Jessica Lee retained her title in the Irish Championships

National Championship

IMG_1945Well done to Anna Tyther & Rhiannon O’Donoghue on their second place finish in the Women’s Junior double at National Rowing Championships

The girls were neck and neck with Workmen RC duo in th heat and later in the final finishing 2 seconds behind them in what was a very competitive championship final.

The Workmen’s double will represent Ireland at the Junior Worlds later this summer while both our girls are still junior 17, which means they can contest the junior championships again next year!  The future looks bright for these two stars of the Laune!