Athlunkard Boat Club is located on the O’Dwyer Bridge just outside Limerick City.
Athlunkard Boat Club is open for new members.
Athlunkard Boat Club is run by members for members
Athlunkard Boat Club, founded in 1898, has a long and distinguished history. It began when a couple of boys from the Parish decided to start up a boat club. Today it continues to be a competitive club with more than 40 members involved. Athlunkard is always open for new members to come down and join the club.
Athlunkard Boat Club is located on the O’Dwyer Bridge just outside Limerick City. The clubhouse that was built in 1925 can be seen from the bridge and is still being used by the rowers today.
Athlunkard Boat Club was founded in 1898 and our clubhouse building was completed in 1926. Nearly 95 years later we are undertaking a significant refurbishment program on the clubhouse building. Windows have been re-installed upstairs in recent years and in the past few months the building has been fully insulated. We are now looking to[…]
Unfortunately our annual table quiz had to be postponed this year due to covid-19 restrictions. Like many others around the country and the world we are trying to make the most out of a bad situation. We decided to host a virtual table quiz on zoom 😀 Our quiz had 5 rounds, history/geography, children’s movies,[…]
Winter training has been long and tough for the rowers but it has been made that much easier thanks to the help and support of Limerick City and County Council. Limerick City and County Council provided us with the funding for six new indoor rowing machines under the Social Intervention fund 2019. Everyone at Athlunkard[…]
I’ve only been rowing with athlunkard for just over a year and my experience here has been extremely positive. The last 12 months has taught me about teamwork, communication and the importance of fitness. Even though I’ve only been rowing for a year I know for a fact that what I have learnt from it[…]
Our annual table quiz is back! It will be on in Shannon Rugby Club (Thomond Park) on the 11th of August at 7.30pm. Message us on Facebook to reserve your table
We are currently recruiting boys and girls from the ages of 12-18. If interested in joining, send us an email, message is on Facebook or call down to the club weeknights at 6.30 pm
The rowing season so far has been a blur of hard training and close calls. We have had highs and lows, near crashes and the less frequent actual crashes. The months of winter training are just about over leaving us all to reflect on how brutal a regiment it was. From our training we have[…]
A fantastic day was had by all at Fermoy Regatta last Sunday. It was the last sprint regatta of the season with many of our crews reaching the semi finals and finals of their events. Congratulations to Aoife Willis who won the womens senior scull and to Gary Devereux who won the mens intermediate scull.