Would you like to participate in Ireland’s first ever on-the-water 24-hour rowathon? This fundraising event, hosted by Tralee Rowing Club, is aimed at helping the club raise funds to complete its boathouse. The event will take place from 2pm on Saturday 28th March until 2pm on Sunday 29th March on the Ship Canal in Tralee. Eligible boats are 4-Oar One Design boats, coxed quads or coxed sweep boats. The aim is to have 48 crews participating, each crew rowing for a period of 1 hour (2 crews per hour). Entry fee is €20 per crew. Crews are welcome to enter multiple times. Minimum age for participation is 10. Clubs do not need to bring trailers as boats will be provided.

The canal is right on the Wild Atlantic Way and if you wish to stretch your legs the Dingle way follows the canals length before winding its way around the peninsula. You will be rowing just 5 minutes walk from the bustling heart of Tralee with many pubs, shops and restaurants to choose from, so friends and family will have plenty to do. The Aquadome, Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre, Siamsa Tire Theatre, and Omniplex Cinema provide a wealth of entertainment for the young and young at heart. Accommodation is available close by whatever your budget and tastes. Tralee is looking forward to welcoming you, email Tralee Club Secetary at: heidi.giles@hotmail.com right now, to start planning your trip to the Kingdom!

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Tralee Rowing Club’s new boathouse phase 1, the club are now fundraising to complete it internally.

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Sunset on the ship canal in Tralee with the Dingle Peninsula in the background.