Liffey Descent 2019

The photos below were taken today at the Weir in Lucan. This has become an annual trip to watch the Liffey Descent Canoe Race with Offshoot Photographic Society. This year there was more water than last year, so the boats were able to go over the high drop, one boat went across the steps too, …

Liffey Descent Race

The 2018 Liffey Descent Race was held, however, due to the draught over the Summer, there was not enough water for the competitors to bring their boats over Lucan weir. This meant they needed to get out of the boats and carry them down to the next stretch of river before they set off again. …

Liffey Swim

At the beginning of this month the annual Liffey Swim took place. This is an event that was made famous by a Jack B Yeats painting. 400 people swam from the Guinness Factory to the Custom house in two groups. The men's group went first and the women's group went second. There were people standing on …