Record numbers to compete at Grand Canal Blitz

The countdown is on as Get Rowing prepares to welcome a record-breaking 74 crews to next week’s Grand Canal Blitz in Dublin. May 2 will see 16 schools battling it out in crews of 5 secondary students for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals in a wicked-fast 200m sprint regatta for total beginners. None of the… View Article

April 26th, 2024 / Read more

Row to Paris – Catch Me if You Can

We’re very excited to announce our Row to Paris—#CatchMeIfYouCan challenge! Over the next 5 weeks schools can track kilometers from any form of exercise—running, walking, biking, rowing, erging, etc.—and log them daily to our website.  How far do students need to go? We’re going to pair participating schools with one of Ireland’s high-performance rowers. While these women and… View Article

April 9th, 2024 / Read more

1,000 athletes to compete at Munster Blitz

Nearly 1,000 student-athletes will gather on Friday, March 8 for the annual Munster Schools Indoor Rowing Blitz, a day filled with relay races on rowing machines by teams of secondary students from all over Ireland. Students from Munster and beyond, having trained in Rowing Ireland classes at their schools, will put up stiff competition for… View Article

March 6th, 2024 / Read more

Munster Blitz entries now open!

It’s the Get Rowing event of the year—the Munster Blitz will be held March 8 at UL Sports Arena, and you can enter your teams from TODAY! Click here for details and the registration page. We’ll see you at the Blitz!

January 23rd, 2024 / Read more

The Munster Blitz is March 8!

Get Rowing’s biggest indoor rowing Blitz will welcome schools from all over Ireland to the University of Limerick on March 8. Last year more than 1,200 students participated and this year we’re ready for an even bigger turnout. Students across Ireland have been doing our Get Rowing programmes in schools and at their local boat… View Article

January 5th, 2024 / Read more

Get Rowing is ready to come to your school

Our coaches in Cork, Limerick, and Dublin and beyond are available to introduce the sport of rowing to your school in the coming months. Have a look at the information below and have a think about what would work best for your students. Then, reach out to Leinster Coordinator Aoife Byrne (, Munster Coordinator Amy… View Article

January 5th, 2024 / Read more

Get Going Get Rowing needs coaches!

If you have even a few hours each week and love rowing, the Get Rowing programme would love to have you working with us. Get Rowing introduces rowing to secondary school students. Classes vary in terms of frequency and times, although they’re always during school hours; sometimes they’re held at schools, sometimes at our partner… View Article

January 5th, 2024 / Read more

Dublin City Blitz October 2023

On Thursday 26th October we once again took over the Main Hall of the Trinity College Sports Centre for our annual Dublin City indoor rowing blitz. Over 350 of our program participants took part in racing across ten different categories. In what we believe is a first for the Dublin City blitz, every single school… View Article

November 27th, 2023 / Read more

250 compete in Grand Canal Blitz ’23

More than 250 students took to the water at Grand Canal Dock in Dublin this month for our annual on the water blitz for schools. Every year Get Going Get Rowing organises a fun, social event for Dublin schools that have been learning to row with us. A chance for students to put the skills… View Article

May 19th, 2023 / Read more