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ULKC’s Alps Adventure

With the smell of freshly lit barbecues and people breaking out their summer wardrobes, a special kind of excitement fills the hearts of the members of the UL Kayak Club, as on the back of the summer breeze calls for what we have waited all year for; the annual Alps...

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UL Kayak Club Intervarsities 2018

With steeled eyes and determined hearts the University of Limerick Kayak Club (ULKC) set out to defend their eight-year reigning title at Kayaking Intervarsities this weekend. Hosted this year by the University College Dublin. The nationwide competition has been the...

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Rollin’ on the River

University of Limerick Kayak Club, or ULKC as its commonly known, was founded nearly 43 years ago by a group of friends who loved to kayak. Since then the club has gone from strength to strength, and is now one of UL’s largest clubs. Every year around 250 students...

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Take Me to the River

University of Limerick Kayak Club, or ULKC as its commonly known, was founded nearly 43 years ago by a group of friends who loved to kayak. Since then the club has gone from strength to strength, and is now one of UL’s largest clubs. Every year around 250 students...

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Wild Wales in Winter 2017

The trip started as it went on, nineteen paddlers, waking at a ridiculous hour all in the name of the glorious sport we call kayaking. With the vehicles packed and ready to go we left from UL with excitement and encouraged by members who had gone before that it’s some...

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2016 Wasn’t All Bad

2016 has definitely gotten a pretty bad name for itself for a lot of reasons, to the point that I've seen books solely about why it's the worst year ever. For those of us lucky enough to be involved in ULKC though, apart from a lack of rain I think there were a lot of...

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ULKC 40th Anniversary Celebrations

The University of Limerick Kayak Club’s 40th Anniversary celebrations kicked off on the 9th of April with a trip down the Castleconnell section of the Shannon. The Castleconnell has been a training ground for the UL Kayak Club since its inception and in recent years...

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