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Dalkey Regatta: 10th July 2016

He we are, halfway through our regatta season and just back from Sandycove beach where was hosted Dalkey’s regatta.
Here’s a list of the medals won this Sunday – congratulations again to the Youth crews for representing us with such great attitude and results, and also to our Novice Ladies A for winning their 5th medal on their 5th race!
We are still on the podium on the overall shield, well done on your hard work everybody, we still have this!
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Thank you for all the support, for all the people helping out on regatta days, our usual visitors and the new ones – all the encouragements and crowd make those Sundays more special.
Pics by Chris D. & Mel M.

St Michael’s Regatta: Battle of the Bay, Sunday 3rd July 2016

The time has come, it’s our turn to host round 4 Regatta (supposed to be round 5 – Stella Marris’ regatta rescheduled from 26th June to 17th July) of season 2016 East Coast, coastal rowing, this coming Sunday 3rd July.



Our Battle of the Bay will strart at 9am sharp, at the West Pier behind Salthill and Monkstown Dart Station. 16 races, with over 100 crews competing among 10 clubs, be sure to be there to support your favorite club!

Getting there: 

By dart:
– Monkstown & Salthill station.

By bus:
– 7, stop in Monkstown, 5-10 min walk
– 45a, 46a, 63, 73, stop in Dun Laoghaire, 5-10 min walk

By car:
– Access behind the Shell Site at the back of West Pier, parking available
– Salthill & Monkstown Dart Station would also have parking – from there you can use the stairs to gain the coast.

 Race order: 

  1. Intermediate men
  2. U18 Girls
  3. Senior Ladies
  4. Senior MEn
  5. U18 Boys
  6. Mixed
  7. Novice LAdies
  8. Novice Men
  9. Intermediate LAdies
  10. Junior Men
  11. U14s
  12. U12s
  13. Junior Ladies
  14. U16 Boys
  15. U16 Girls
  16. Vets

Medal presentations will take place after the last race, and look what we have to congratulate the winners!

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Huge thanks to Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council for kindly sponsoring this event!


All are invited to celebrate afterwards at McKennas‘ pub where Gary Byrne will be singing for us from 7pm. Please join us for a few drinks and laughs, we promise we won’t only talk about rowing!



Bray Regatta, 19th June 2016

Back from Bray where was hosted our 3rd regatta for season 2016, and we brought back some great results!


As you can see bellow, 14 sets of medals were awarded to St. Michael’s! Huge congrats to everyone, the rows were tough!


Once again, out Youth crews made us very proud, and hugely contributed to rising our club  at the top of the league for the overall shield!


All members were honored to be celebrating  those victories as well as David Mc Guinness’ 50th Birthday with a guard of honor.


St. Michael’s Rowing Club wouldn’t be this successful without his dedication and commitment. Thank you for being a golden member of our Club Scratchy!



St. Michael’s Rowing Club is on Facebook, Twitter and… Instagram! #truestory

Do you like social media? We do too! And just to keep you updated with general club and/or regatta info, pictures and results… We post on Facebook and Twitter!

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You want more? We have more!
Recently was created an Instragram account to upload pictures that we take during our water breaks – because we wouldn’t stop rowing just for that… So if you want to see big boats ans sweaty rowers, make sure to follow us!








Skerries Regatta: 12th June 2016

Our second regatta for this very promising season was hosted by Skerries rowing club on Sunday 12th June.


Despite the bad weather for the last few races, the day was lovely with the Dublin Airport Orchestra playing for us, a raffle, a barbecue, and as always, the best supporters cheering us all. 

Huge congrats to all our crew for their hard work, particularly our youth for their amazing results!


They greatly contributed to keep our club points up for the overall shield.


 Congratulations again everyone, back to training now to get ready for Bray next Sunday!

More pics on our Facebook page.

Arklow regatta: amazing start of season 2016!

Last Sunday, 29th May, Arklow Rowing Club hosted the first regatta of this season.


St Michael’s gathered 20 crews to race, and collected 12 sets of medals – an all time record for the club!

Results of crews bellow:
– Senior ladies: 2nd place
– U18’s girls: 1st and 3rd place
– U18’s boys: 4th place
– Novice ladies: 1st and 4th place
– Novice men: 2nd place
– U12’s: 4th place
– Inter men: 3rd place
– Junior ladies: 2nd place
– Junior men: 3rd place
– U16’s boys: 1st place
– U16’s girls: 5th place
– U14’s girls: 1st place
– Mixed: 1st and 6th place
– Senior men: 3rd and 4th place

Results have also  been updated on Twitter and Instagram.

Congratulations again to all members racing, and big thanks to the support from family and friends – we couldn’t have done it without you!


See you all for the next regatta hosted in Skerries on 12th June!