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by tiernan
Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: He spotted something in the water approximately 1km south...
Replies: 4
Views: 4160

Re: He spotted something in the water approximately 1km sout

When will NGO's, the Dail and Senate get their shit together and legislate? About 10 years ago legislation was drafted, but it was pretty wide ranging and didn't have a hope of being passed. Since then there has been no action. Ye for sure, but if we want this stuff to change... we have to start em...
by tiernan
Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: The Low Brace Turn
Replies: 14
Views: 5894

Re: The Low Brace Turn

This is a question to all people who act in an instructor capacity in Irish kayaking. Do you teach the low brace turn as a means of breaking into the flow? If you do, then why? Agreed with what you're getting at! I can see why, Ive just read the Canoeing Ireland Level 3 and Level 4 syllabi and it i...
by tiernan
Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Sad news out of Norway
Replies: 5
Views: 3984

Re: Sad news out of Norway

Very sad to hear this.

Google translator doesn't always get it right (as I'm sure you have guessed), this is the proper translation of this section:
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"The paddler should have been (paddling) with 5 other people. They were alone and not under the guidance of a rafting company"
by tiernan
Thu May 24, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: after some advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4272

Re: after some advice

Well yes there are hundreds of more clubs around the country hence the quote: * Local Clubs (There are more of course, just google kayak and the place you want to go!) but lets face it - Uni clubs are the ones most likely to do mid-day, mid-week paddling. I mentioned Donegal CC because I couldn't fi...
by tiernan
Thu May 24, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: after some advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4272

Re: after some advice

the trip will most likely be sept to march time Are you hoping to do like a 2 week trip in this time or are you planning on coming for 6 months? But I do agree, dont stay in the middle, pick one or two areas out of kerry, wicklow and donegal and relocate Ireland is a little smaller than the state o...
by tiernan
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Where is the Whitewater?
Replies: 1
Views: 1406

Re: Where is the Whitewater?

Thats savage,

Good job Ross!
by tiernan
Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:26 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Rush to select a new Canoe Union CEO/GM
Replies: 50
Views: 23305

Re: Rush to select a new Canoe Union CEO/GM

Ye the whole thing stinks. Some people my be able to throw a blind eye to be obvious nepotism (in a kayaking family sense) that is going on in the ICU, and has been for along time but most recently highlighted by this matter, however the things that really disappoint me are these: - The ICU gave onl...
by tiernan
Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Serious threat to the Clare River, Tuam Galway
Replies: 7
Views: 4697

Re: Serious threat to the Clare River, Tuam Galway

Thats a whole lot of opinion there, any citations/ references to go with it?
by tiernan
Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:21 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Getting old!
Replies: 11
Views: 3598

Re: Getting old!

I wish i had a lawn... :(

*kicks wall in apartment*
by tiernan
Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Getting old!
Replies: 11
Views: 3598

Re: Getting old!

Nah I didn't miss it, i've noticed it lots while doing my current discipline of kayaking... e-kayak surfing! I always thought it was like something to do with a sticky hole (on a river), i've seen that used as the hand signal before - they flog the shit... i mean brown... out of it in this most rece...
by tiernan
Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Getting old!
Replies: 11
Views: 3598

Re: Getting old!

we should see if we can get our own irish version to catch on!!!

THE BLACK!!
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by tiernan
Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Getting old!
Replies: 11
Views: 3598

Re: Getting old!

Ahhhh so "the brown" is just a PC word for saying shit. That's post-911 America for ya.