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An action-packed weekend is promised for the Athlone River Festival on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1, an apt and perfect way for families, fun-lovers and water sport enthusiasts to say goodbye to the summer in style.
The hugely popular Athlone River Festival returns on Saturday August 31 and Sunday September 1.
After a week of winds and rain, the weather looked favourably down down upon Athlone Boat Club on Saturday with rays of sun emanating from behind the clouds as the club's annual regatta commenced.
Year on year, for the past thirty years, the Athlone Boat Club celebrates their ‘fun’ row on St. Stephen’s Day. It is a day that celebrates past and present members. This year, men, women and children all came together and rowed against each other in an eight, on a day which was filled with a lot of fun with just a pinch of competition.
Athlone Boat Club competed at Carrick Head in Carrick on Shannon on Saturday last. Different than the standard regattas, this event is a form of racing where rowers race against the clock and the crew or rower who completes the course in the shortest time in their age, ability and boat class category is deemed the winner. Athlone Boat Club represented in all age groups, from U14s through to Masters level, which is typically adults over the age of 27.
The Irish Provinces indoor rowing competition held their annual event at the University of Limerick. This event attracts rowers from all over the country and host competitions for both adults and children.
St Patrick’s Day is rapidly approaching, and the organisers of this year’s festival have a jam-packed line-up of events to keep the entire family entertained.
Local sport has received a boost with the announcement that significant funding is being made available for projects through the Sports Capital Programme (SCP) 2017.
Sports clubs in Westmeath are to receive €1,115,567 in funding allocations through the 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme (SCP).