Thursday weather Gods were on the side as Get Rowing returned to its Blitz it Splash and Dash event at Grand Canal Dock.

Hundreds of students turned out to race from Schools all over Dublin.

Racing was fast and furious and the final race ended in an exciting photo finish between Holy Faith one and two and Presentation Terenure.

Tomorrow see the return of Get Rowing boats to Grand Canal with a collaboration Corporate event with Rowing Ireland Olympian Niall O’Toole . Companies from Dublin will learn to row and then compete in a fun on the water regatta.

On Saturday, crews from all over the country will come to Grand Canal to take the boats out of the basin and into the River Liffey and back to Islandbridge. Participants will travel near and far for the event and experience a fun time going through the lock gates and rowing onto the Liffey.