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Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by Seanie » Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:06 pm

http://feeds.feedburner.com/IrishKayakNews Image
Hey,
So I spotted that there isn't a central area where people can check new Irish kayaking blog posts or news.I don't want to have to check all these sites individually to see if there is any news, announcements or blog entries.

I would love a page, email or an RSS feed that would do this for me. I plan on creating such a thing.

And I have started with these sites:
Image (click to add to your google homepage or google reader)

irishfreestyle.com
irishwhitewater.com
liveoncemedia.com
mananamanana.wordpress.com
kayakni.blogspot.com
iwillhelixbeforeiamforty.blogspot.com
davecrerar.blogspot.com
kayaksoundtrack.blogspot.com
john6nally.blogspot.com
irishfreestyle.com/blog/louis
kimsiekerman.wordpress.com
todrapids.blogspot.com
twentysomethingkayakers.wordpress.com
32cc.blogspot.com
conorbredin.blogspot.com
leonardkelleher.blogspot.com
canoe.ie
adrianshanahan.com
paddleblogs.com/jackieonassis
teami-canoe.blogspot.com
theirishboater.wordpress.com
irishfreestyle.com/blog/jennykilbride
ahern.ie
thesluicecrew.blogspot.com
paddlingdave.blogspot.com
twelve-productions.com
ciaranheurteau.com
irishcanoeracing.blogspot.com
barryloughnane.blogspot.com
paullydon.wordpress.com
mdactripreport.blogspot.com
bwks.blogspot.com
eoinkeyes.blogspot.com
afloat.ie/watersport/kayaking/
afloat.ie/watersport/canoeing/

And because some sites I would like to add don't have aRSS or XML feed I will have to write some code to "scrape" new stories from them, this will come at a later stage (largely enthusiasm dependant).
canoe.ie
trainingunit.net

The almost finished product
Here is the raw feed you can add it to you Internet Explorer or Firefox browser. Just give it a click and see for yourself.
http://feeds.feedburner.com/IrishKayakNews Image

Do you want any other sites that should added?
Post them up here and if I think its a good idea I'll add them.

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by Seanie » Tue May 06, 2008 5:31 pm

Added, cheers for that Dave.

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by jimkennedy » Fri May 09, 2008 2:35 pm

Aaah, that explains it. I was getting some traffic to my blog from your feedburner, but I had no idea whose feedburner it was, if you get me. Nice work. I've added your feedburner to my bloglines - never miss a thing again.

I have an unfinished river guide contribution sitting around ion my harddrive for months now, must get it finished and posted.

Great work in general Seanie.

Jim.

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by kjt » Sun May 11, 2008 5:32 pm

Great work as always Seanie!

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by Seanie » Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:18 pm

I have removed irishfreestyle.com/blog
Due to, more often than not, users posting forum type posts as blogs .

However I still have the feed for irishfreestyle.com's front page.

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by dillydally » Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:01 pm

hi sounds great idea ,i have started a blog if any one wonts to have a look http://john6nally.blogspot.com/ hope you like it as i said only new to this blog thing

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by Seanie » Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:26 pm

Cheers for that, I have added your blog to the list.
http://john6nally.blogspot.com/

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by Seanie » Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:49 pm

I have added Louis Kellehers blog from IFS:
http://www.irishfreestyle.com/blog/louis/feed

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by Seanie » Mon Sep 22, 2008 11:39 pm

Just added http://kimsiekerman.wordpress.com/.

Its an excellent read.

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Re: Irish Kayak Blogs/News

Post by rlynch » Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:53 pm

Really good article on eddy turns there on Kim's blog.
We would leave home in the morning and could play all day, as long as we were back before it got dark. No one was able to reach us and no one minded!

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