Morris Applauds Sporting Achievements

Cllr Séamie Morris has spoken of his admiration for the achievements of two young Tipperary women in the last week. Cllr Morris said: “I applaud the achievements by these two Tipperary ladies in Canada. Sinéad Meaghar of Nenagh Éire Óg Handball club had an incredible world championships in Calgary. There she won the World doubles […]

Day 3 Mirror World Sailing Championships on Lough Derg, Dromineer, in North Tipperary

Day 3 and PRO Con Murphy made it clear from start he was going to try and get 4 races in, especially after losing a race on Tuesday and with an uncertain forcast for Thursday and friday. However, with over eager sailors and a few big shifts, the first race only got going on 4th attempt. The fleet was reduced […]

Day 2 Mirror World Sailing Championships on Lough Derg in Tipperary

Day 2 of the Mirror World Sailing Championships on Lough Derg, Dromineer, Co. Tipperary got off to a tricky start. Race 3, the first race of the day, began with a total of three general recalls and two race abandonments due to severely quick shifting winds. Eventually, sixth time lucky, the fleet were clear and […]

Mirror World Sailing Championships 2013 on Lough Derg, Dromineer

Mirror World Sailing Championships 2013, in association with IPB Insurance and Waterways Ireland. Lough Derg Yacht Club http://mirrorworlds2013.com/site/     182 sailors in 91 boats from 7 nations are competing on Lough Derg, in Dromineer for the Mirror Worlds 2013.   Sailors have travelled to Lough Derg Yacht Club from the UK, Australia, the Philippines, […]

Countdown to the Mirror Dinghy World Sailing Championships at Lough Derg Yacht Club 27th July – August 2nd 2013

Less than 60 days to go to Mirror World Sailing Championships at Lough Derg Yacht Club. 21 degrees on the lake. 15 knots of breeze. 7 different countries entered. 56 volunteers already signed up. 8 new cygnets born today 250 T-Shirts ordered 1 very busy manager Lough Derg is ready and waiting for you Early […]

2013 ISA Youth Nationals & Junior Pathway Championship and Optimist Trials at Lough Derg Yacht Club

·     2013 ISA Youth Nationals & Junior Pathway Championship and Optimist Trials at Lough Derg Yacht Club, April 4-7 ·     190 boats participating – 100 volunteers assisting ·     600 visitors to the region ·     Estimated boost to local economy €100,000   Today – April 5 1.  Olympian Annalise Murphy to give a talk to the sailors following today’s sailing. 2.  Local […]

Dromineer Literary Festival

The eighth annual Dromineer Literary Festival will take place from Thursday September 29 to Sunday October 2 at Lough Derg Yacht Club in Dromineer village. At 8pm, Thursday night September 29, Dermot Healy, Kerry Hardie and Catherine Phil McCarthy will give a poetry reading at 8pm, Lough Derg Yacht Club, and on Saturday night, October […]

LDYC sailor, Eoin Keller wins the Irish Laser National Championships in the Laser Radial fleet at Lough Derg Yacht Club

LDYC sailor, Eoin Keller won the Irish Laser National Championships in the Laser Radial fleet. This is the first time in thirty years that a laser sailor has won the National Championship at their home club. Lough Derg Yacht Club hosted the Irish Laser National Championship from 25 to 28 August.  A total of 151 […]