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About the club

The club ethos involves encouraging the sport of rowing, good craic and beagáinín Gaeilge (a little of the Irish language). There are over 100 members that make use of the many currachs that the club uses. We have an almost complete collection of the various types that were in use around the west coast of Ireland, from traditional working boats to the latest greatest racers! Anyone can learn how to row, and should you be interested you are most welcome to join us any Saturday morning at 10:30am, next to Shandon Rowing club on the Marina. Day membership is only €10 and includes tuition, insurance and a life jacket. Full Club membership for a year is €80 (and only €25 for students/unwaged), and initial day membership can be deducted from it. Membership form available here:

2016 Naomhóga Chorcaí Membership Form

We have a diverse range of members both Irish and international. We also encourage family membership, and many of our summer trips are family events. Club members row at the club at different times during the week, and also organise club trips to places like Kilmacsimon, Baltimore, currach regattas along the west coast from Kerry to Mayo, and adventures even further afield - to the London Great River Race, Galicia, Venice's Vogalonga etc - the sky is the limit! So what are you waiting for? Siúil leat agus beidh fáilte romhat!

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Interested in trying your hand at rowing a currach?
We meet at Shandon boat club every Saturday morning at 10.30am. Day membership is €10, this includes insurance, tuition and a life jacket. All welcome - no experience necessary, sense of adventure welcomed, sense of humour - sin an tabhtach!
Unfortunately we only have a limited number of boats and spaces for rowers. Our club captains on rota duty will have the final say, but we'll do our best to accommodate everyone.
How do you get to the Shandon Boat club? From Cork City Hall - cycle/walk/drive down towards the Docks, pass the Idle hour pub (if you can) and proceed to the round about. Take the 1st exit down Centre Park road - follow the road until it meets the river and turn left. The Shandon Rowing club is at the end of the road.