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  • 2016 Learn to Row Camp

    We are now taking bookings for our 2016 Learn To Row Camp.   The camp will run from July 25th to July 29th for boys and girls aged from12 to 15 years of age.  The camp will cost €80.   Further details can be had by emailing the club secretary at:   ...
  • Cork Sculling Ladder

    Well done to the following men and women from Shandon who headed their categories in the recent time trial for the Cork Sculling Ladder.    Men:   Ronan Byrne  (Open/Intermediate/J18), David Cosgrave (J14), Henrik Merz (Masters A/B/C), Seamus Quain (...
  • Junior Training

    Junior training has restarted for 2015/2016 in Blackrock Hurling Club every Monday and Wednesday evening.   It is very important that all club junors participate in this training as winter work leads to summer regatta success.   Professionally run and p...
  • Welcome Beginners

    Welcome to all our September beginners.    If you are between the ages of 12 and 15 and are interested in trying rowing come down to the club on any Saturday or Sunday moring at 10.30 am in September or October.    If you are aged between 18 and 30 we...
  • European Junior Rowing Championships

    The six junior rowers representing Ireland in the European Junior Rowing Championships will be leaving for Racice in the Czech Republic on Thursday next 21st May.    The club is proud of the fact that two of the six are members of Shandon Boat Club.   ...
  • Lee Regatta 2015

    Congratulations to all our rowers who participated in Lee Regatta on the 16th May.   The club had a very big entry and it was great to see so many on the water in the Light Blue - some indeed racing for the very first time.    Shandon had a record numb...
  • Cork Sculling Ladder Presentations

    On Thursday 6th May at 6.00pm in Cork Constitution Rugby Club prizes were presented to the overall and catergory winners of the 2015 Cork Sculling Ladder.    For the 3rd year in a row a Shandon Rower won the overall prize.    Ronan Byrne took the top ...
  • Fund Raising

    Bag packing in Dunnes Stores, Douglas Court over the weekend of the 17th and 18th April raised over €1,000 for the club.    Thanks to all who participated and especially to the parents who helped with Supervision.  The cake sale at the Boat naming o...
  • Boat Purchase

    The committee has given approval for the purchase of a second hand heavyweight Empacher 4 from Rowing Ireland.    This will be the only boat in the club properly suited to heavyweight rowers and is in line with the club strategy of developing adult rowi...
  • Naming and Launching of New Fleet

    The naming and launching of the new fleet of eight racing boats on Sunday 19th April was held in brilliant sunshine and attended by a large group of members, alumni, parents and supporters.   Tom Rose, President welcomed all present and Jerry Buttimer TD...
  • Cork Sculling Ladder 2015

    Congratulations to Ronan Byrne who won the Cork Sculling Ladder in a thrilling "winnner takes all" race against Shane O'Connell of Cork Boat Club on the Marina on the 16th April.    This is the third year in a row that the Ladder has been won by Shandon...
  • Learn to Row Camp 2015

    The annual Shandon Learn to Row Camp for 11 to 14 year olds took place in the club from Monday 20th July to Friday 24th July.   Once again the camp was very successful and 32 participants experience rowing for the first time.   15 of the 32 have applied...
  • Learn to Row Camp

    Our 2014 Learn to Row Camp is now fully subscribed with 36 participants.  This year it will be run by Dave Heffernan.   Dave is an ex-Shandon rower who is returning home from England.  He has rowed for Ireland at Senior international level and won a L...
  • Irish Rowing Championships 2014

    With 72 athletes competing in 44 events on the weekend of the 11th/12th/13th July this is the largest involvement we have had in the Irish Rowing Championships.   We wish all our competitors the best of luck and fingers crossed that we might have anothe...
  • Cork Copenhagen Regatta

    The "inaurgural" Cork Copenhagen Junior 16 Regatta was held at Shandon Boat Club on Saturday 5th July and proved to be a great success.   Eighteen young Danish rowers with their coaches and some parents arrived in Cork on Friday and were welcomed at a r...
  • International Representatives

    The following club members have been selected to row for Ireland this summer:  Club de la Jeunesse, Libourne, France.    1st August          Colm Hennessy  Home Internationals, Cork.                         26th July       ...
  • Grand League 2014

    The final two events of the 2014 Grand League were held at Blessington Lake (Metropolitan Regatta) and at the National Rowing Centre (Cork Regatta). The Club had a number of wins at both regattas. As a result the final league placings for Shandon were: ...
  • Sports Capital Grant 2014

    Shandon has been awarded €75,000 in the recently announced sports grant allocation.   Needless to say this represents a very significant financial bonus for the club.     We applied for just over €80,000 to purchase 6 new boats (doubles and four...
  • Learn to Row Camp 2014

    The Shandon Boat Club Learn to Row Camp will take place again this summer over the week beginning the 21st July. The camp is for 12 to 14 year old boys and girls and in line with those of the last four years we expect it to be heavily subscribed.    Det...
  • Cork Head of the River 2014

    We have finally managed to get to a competitive rowing event which has survived the weather in 2014.   Cork Head of the River saw 43 Shandon crews entered in a postponed event which ran smoothly in good calm conditions.   A number of our crews in both ...