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  • Skibbereen Regatta

    The club had a large entry in Skibbereen Regatta at Farran Woods on the 15th April.   With over 500 crews involved it was the biggest one day regatta yet held in Ireland and it delivered an excellent days racing.   It was the first of four Grand L...
  • Fund Raising Results - HOR Cafe

    A special word of thanks to Paula Harrington, Catriona Dorgan and their crew who supplied, organised and ran the club cafe at Cork Head of the River.   The venture was a great success, the food was excellent (who made that super carrot cake?) and...
  • Galway Head of the River

    On the 10th March the novice crews travelled to Galway for the Galway Head of the River.  A good day out was had by all crews and the womens novice quad (Siobhan, Bloomfield, Cleona McCann, Jennifer Mc Carthy and Siobhan Slattery, cox Catriona Do...
  • Fund Raising - Rowathon

    The 2nd fundraising Rowathon was held in the club on Sunday 13th October.    Over 60 junior members participated enthusastically in the event with teams of 1, 2 or 3 members competing for the fabulous prize of helping the club to raise the funds require...
  • Cork Head of the River

    The Cork Head of the River was held on the Marina on the 18th February.    Shandon had a huge entry of 44 crew and a very satisfactory return of 7 victors pennants.     Once again our junior 18 girls had double wins in the WJ184x- and the WJ18 2X. ...
  • April Assessment

    Well done to Jack and Laura on getting through their 2nd assessment for international squad selection following their tests being delayed due to injury and sickness.     They join Andy and Roisin in going forward to the April Regatta Assessmen...
  • Fund Raising

    Much thanks to all those who helped out with stocking and running the Head of the River Shop in the club on Saturday 18th Feb.    We had a great supply of sambos, cakes, buns, tarts, cookies and even hot dogs (smashing they were too).    The tot...
  • St Michael's Head

    St Michael's Head of the River on the 28th January was the first big competitive event of 2012 and what a big event it was.   Over 500 boats took to the water at O'Brien's Bridge - believed to be a record for a one day rowing event in Ireland.   S...
  • Fund Raising Results - Table Quiz

    Thank you to all who supported our Table Quiz fund raiser in Cork Constitution Rugby Club.    An excellent night was had by all and we raised €1,400 towards the purchase of new equipment for the club. We would like to thank all our sp...
  • First National Assessment

    Six junior club members participated in the recent national squad assessment trials in Newry.   Following a tough, competitive assessment incorporating an ergometer test on Saturday and a sculling trial on Sunday four of our triallists - Andy Har...
  • New Equipment

    The club has placed an order for a new Aylings coxed four (4X+).   This boat will be used largely by our younger junior members (i.e J16 and younger).   It is a badly needed addition to our fleet given the large influx of new members in these ag...
  • Muckross Head of the River

    Muckross Head of the River was held on Saturday the 10th December, at the National Rowing Centre.    The club had a big entry with a number of our young athletes having their first competitive row.    Shandon won six pennants reflecting one o...
  • Skibbereen Head of the River

    On a perfect day for rowing (Saturday 19th Nov) at the National Rowing Centre in Farran Woods our 22 entered crews ejoyed some excellent racing.    A number of juniors had their first competitive row and our novice women had their maiden outings i...
  • Indoor Rowing Championships

    The next competitive event for the club is the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships being held in Limerick on Saturday 23rd November.    With competitive events for grades from Under 13 to Over 70s Shandon intends to send a large squad of over...
  • Annual General Meeting

    The 133rd Annual General Meeting of the club was held on Thursday 24th September.    Twenty four members attended.    The AGM elected the following officers for the new season: President:           Tom Rose Captain:           ...
  • Club Rowathalon

    A great effort was made by all to make our recent Rowatalon such a success.   A special prize was on offer for the jumior members who collected the most funds and also for the junior member who collected from the most subscribers.    The winner ...
  • Fund Raising 1

    The first fund-raising exercise of the new season got off to a successful start when over €1,300 was raised through bag packing in Ryan's Supervalu, Grange.   We would like to thank all the junior members who participated over the four shifts on ...
  • Sean "the coach" Casey

    Follow Sean on his cycle ride across the USA from West to East and many places in between on http://thelonghaul2011.blogspot.com/...
  • New 2011/2012 Season

    The new rowing season in Shandon opened with two very positive meetings.    On Friday 2nd September a meeting of new adult novice rowers indicated that we will be starting the season with at least 10 adults with ambitions to row competitively for the ...
  • Learn to Row Camp

    Our 2011 Learn to Row Camp for beginners aged 11 to 16 years from the 15th August to the 19th August was very successful.   We had 53 applications but were only able to accommodate the first 40 on the camp.    All participants got out on the wat...