All-Ireland Schools Regatta, O’Brien’s Bridge, Limerick, Sunday April 23rd 2017

Skibbereen Community School was strongly represented at the All-Ireland School’s Regatta last Sunday. A team of twenty oarsmen and oarswomen, novice and experienced, representing the school, joined hundreds of students from 71 schools all over Ireland for this prestigious event. The very best of Irelands rowers attended and the conditions were perfect, ensuring a very high level of competition.

Skibbereen Community School got off to a great start and showed huge promise for the future, winning a very impressive three National titles –

  • All-Ireland Schools Women’s U23 Single Scull Winner – Emily Hegarty (6th yr.)
  • All-Ireland Schools Women’s U23 Double Scull Winners – Aoife Casey (5th yr.) and Aoibhinn Keating (5th yr.)
  • All-Ireland Irish Schools Men’s J15 Coxed Quad Scull Winners - Ethan O’Connor , Dáire Kavanagh, Fionn O’Regan (2nd yrs), Oisín Boyle (1st yr), & Aisling Fitzgerald (5th yr) (cox).

Well done to all involved.