(pic courtesy of Darren Flynn)
Canoe race on the Upper Vartry Reservoir
The Roundwood Festival canoe race will take place at the Upper Vartry Reservoir Dam this year. It all starts at 5pm on Saturday 19th of July. Registration opens from 4:30pm with an entry fee of €5/€10. Open to all ages from 13 years up (13 – 17 years olds with parental consent). Competitors must be able to swim. The race will be approximately 500m in length. Canoes and safety equipment will be provided. Due to the risk of water contamination competitors cannot bring their own canoes/kayaks. Parking will be available at the Vartry Grounds. Come along and have a go! Tis great fun!