Woodenbridge Paddlers 30 Day Paddle Challenge

Woodenbridge Paddlers in association with Erkina Blueway Association are developing the Erkina Blueway from Rathdowney to Durrow. The Erkina Blueway will connect the Towns of Rathdowney & Durrow (14km) with a waterway usable for small boats and canoes with associated walking and cycling trails. Planning for this project has been obtained and work will start soon. The Erkina Blueway will also provide a beautiful setting for our wheelchair-accessible boat to adventure on. 

To help raise funds for the development of the Erkina Blueway, MG Phelan & Alison Bailey will complete a course on the river each of the  30 Days of April.

Businesses are invited to sponsor either of the canoeists for one Day during this 30 Day challenge.
In return, their Business will be promoted on all social media outlets and will also be included in future information signage relating to the Erkina Blueway.

These works include signage, access and egress points, and upgrading of parking areas. 

Members of the Woodenbridge Paddlers may join on some days where they can join as individuals or bubbles.

A contribution from this fundraiser will be made to The Irish Wheelchair Association.

All Covid 19 Guidelines and Water Safety Guideline will be adhered to throughout the 30 Day Challenge on and off the water.

Contact MG Phelan or Alison Bailey for more details or to join us on the water.
  • Ann Marie Maher 
    • €20 
    • 12 mos
  • Lucy Dwyer 
    • €15 
    • 13 mos
  • Elaine Hyland 
    • €100 
    • 13 mos
  • Paul Kavanagh 
    • €20 
    • 13 mos
  • Rowena Lalor Fitzpatrick 
    • €25 
    • 13 mos
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Allsún An Bháilidh 
Durrow, County Laois