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The chief executive of Canoeing Ireland, Moira Aston, has admitted that the decision to choose 19 year-old Ronan Foley to represent Ireland in canoe s(...)

Jenny Egan won bronze at the World Cup in Duisburg, Germany. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Jenny Egan took a bronze medal at the canoe sprint World Cup in Duisburg, Germany on Sunday. In a close finish of the women’s K1 5,000 metres the Irel(...)

Jenny Egan won silver  in the women’s K1 5,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Cup in Poznan on Sunday. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland’s Jenny Egan took a silver medal in the women’s K1 5,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Cup in Poznan on Sunday. Egan had won gold in the W(...)

Jenny Egan missed out on the final of the women’s K1 500 at the canoe sprint World Cup in Poznan, Poland. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

There were mixed fortunes for the Irish competitors on the second day of the canoe sprint World Cup in Poznan in Poland. Barry Watkins made it into t(...)

 Jenny Egan took fifth in her heat of the K1 200m and made it through as one of the fastest finishers outside the top four automatic qualifiers. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Jenny Egan made it through to the semi-finals at the canoe sprint World Cup in Poznan, Poland. The Ireland paddler took fifth in her heat of the K1 20(...)

Barry Watkins, winner of the men's K1 at the Liffey Descent,shoots Straffan Weir ahead of Tom Brennan, who finished second. Photograph: Canoeing Ireland

On a day when low water caused carnage on the 18-mile course, British pair Nicky Cresser and Tom Lusty were the winners of the K2 class at the 59th Li(...)

Jenny Egan  took bronze in the K1 5,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Championships in Montemor O Velho just two weeks ago.

Jenny Egan has an excellent chance of taking a second medal at World Championship level in three weeks this Saturday, September 9th. The Ireland pad(...)

Jenny Egan and Peter Egan  at the Irish Marathon Championships this year. They will team up in a mixed K2 at the Liffey Descent on Saturday. Photograph: Mick Feeney.

The Liffey Descent, the highlight of the domestic calendar of Irish canoeing, will boast some novel features this Saturday. The race, which has an en(...)

Jenny Egan (right) celebrates after winning bronze  in the women’s K1 at the Canoe Marathon World Championships in South Africa alongside  gold medallist Lani Belcher of Britain (centre) and Vanda Kiszli (silver). Photograph:   Tim Lubbe.

After over a decade of trying, Jenny Egan finally nailed a key goal. The 30-year-old took bronze in the gruelling 26.2 kilometre K1 race at the Canoe (...)

South African marathon canoer Hank McGregor

The Liffey Descent this Saturday has bagged the biggest name in marathon canoeing. South African Hank McGregor comes to the event having just won t(...)