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Go Europe!

We love to hear about what our Dragons get up to when they're not on the Lagan. This summer Karen Martin and Mary-Rose Hesketh took off on an incredible adventure when they joined Team Go Europe to take part in the Vienna Dragon Boat Cup 2024. Go Europe are a composite team of paddlers from […]

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Barrow Dragon Boat Race 2024

On Sunday 9th of June we made our way to Carlow to take part in the Barrow Dragon Boat Race, although the weather was not on our side spirits were high with lots to keep us entertained including the Eye Dotting Ceremony and Traditional Lion Dance! We are delighted to bring home another bronze! We […]

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Barcelona 5th International Regatta

On the 17th May almost forty of our paddlers travelled to Castelldefels, to take part in the 5th Barcelona International Dragon Boat Festival which took place from the 17th to 19th May. We entered teams in the Seniors, Masters and BC categories, a total of seven teams in fourteen races. We had three teams get […]

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Race Season

It's the time we have all been waiting for! Over the winter we have been training hard both on and off the water in anticipation for Race Season. It is a very exciting time for those of us who have raced before and can't wait to get out there again but also for some of […]

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Meet the new committee!

We had our A.G.M. on February 24th when we said farewell to our outgoing committee and welcomed the new members. Thank you Aaroon, Paula, Claire and Karen for all your hard work and dedication over the past few years. Meet Brenda, Estelle, Maura, Captain Karen, Christine, Frances and Mabel. We'll get to know them better […]

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Snow Dragon Festival- Le Grand Bornand, France- Jan 2024

A small group of our intrepid dragons, plus some friends/ family, headed to the French Alps recently to take part in the 5th Snow Dragon Festival. Having seen images/ videos online last year, some of us fancied giving dragon boating on the snow a go! It was much harder than paddling on water, and a […]

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Plurabelle Paddler visit Lagan Dragons

We had a wonderful day paddling together with the Plurabelle Paddlers in Belfast yesterday. Typically when we meet we are competing against each other, so it was lovely to paddle together and get a catch up over a lovely lunch at Cutters Wharf. Thanks to everyone involved and to the Plurabelles for making the journey […]

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Lagan Dragons on BBC Breakfast!

We were delighted that the BBC chose to feature our club on BBC Breakfast this week, highlighting Breast Cancer awareness and the joy of Dragon Boating. Here it is if you missed it...

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BBC Filming for national feature

Great excitement at Lagan Dragons HQ this week, when we were joined by Sara Girvan from BBC Northern Ireland. She came to do a special feature about the club which should air on national breakfast TV on 9th August! Sara even joined us in the boat for a paddle- bravo! Watch this space!

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Marie Curie Staff Summer Paddle!

We were delighted to be joined by a group of staff from Marie Curie who came to paddle with us as part of their wellbeing week. It was a lovely tranquil summer's evening and great fun was had by all.

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