Captain’s blog


CLUB NEWS NOVEMBER 2016

Our forefathers and foremothers are agog at the success that the Commercial Rowing Club has achieved in the 2015-2016 Season. Under the efficient Captaincy of Martina Bracken the pinnacle was probably the men winning the Senior Eights Championship of Ireland, the Pot, on the 10th of July at the National […]


Dublin Sculling Ladder 2015

Bowball to Bowball, Single Sculls everywhere; it must be that time of year again!  The 50th Dublin Sculling Ladder 1,850 meter time-trial will take place on Saturday 10th October in Islandbridge.  Click HERE for official notice from organizers (pdf). [tminus t= “10-10-2015 10:00:00” style=”carbonlite”/] This year, being the 50th anniversary of the DSL, […]

Commercial Dublin Sculling Ladder 2015

Commercial 2015 Championships Success

  The Captain and Committee would like to say a big CONGRATULATIONS to Commercial’s newly crowned Champions of Ireland !   This was Commercial’s largest ever entry to the Irish Rowing Championships (we entered 57 crews – indeed this was the biggest entry of all 65 clubs affiliated with Rowing […]


2015 Adult Beginners’ “Learn2Row” camp

Here we go again !  By popular demand, Commercial Rowing Club will be hosting a Men and Women’s Novice Rowing Camp beginning in August 2015 – and will continue for two weeks.   Please help spread the word.  Contact Martina Bracken or Fergus Morris (085 174 0455) for booking and inquiries. Check out […]


Election of Captain 2015-16 Tue 23rd June

Update (24th June): Congratulations to Captain-elect Martina Bracken.  Martina will take office on September 1st. Nominations are now being accepted for position as Club Captain for 2015-16 Closing date for nominations is set for Monday, 22nd June  at 7pm Election will take place at 8pm on Tue 23rd June. See […]


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Beginners’ Camp 2015

  Following from the great success of last year’s Learn2Row camp, the coaches at Commercial Rowing Club are proud to offer another (boys and girls) beginners’ camp this August. Check out our Poster below Commercial Beginners Club 2015 (pdf) Last year, the course was booked out and we had to turn […]


Fair Dues

Rowing is a seriously expensive sport !!  A single scull can cost about €7,000 while our eights cost up to €28,000 each.  We hope you’ll agree that Commercial has one of the best equipped boat houses and facilities in the country. Subscriptions are the club’s critical stream of revenue.  Rowers are […]


Junior Raffle Results

Congratulations to the winners of our junior-fundraising-drive Raffle in aid of new sculling oars. The final amount collected (€835) was even better than we could have hoped for. As you see, the five sets oars have been received already and painted in the club colours. New racks have also been […]


Erne Head – Famous Victory for Mens Senior 4X-

Congratulations to the Commercial Men’s senior quad (Colm Dowling, Fionnan Groome, Michael Mahar & Neil Gahan) who won their 4X- event at today’s 6000m Erne Head in Enniskillen.   Moreover, Commercial crossed the line a whopping 11 seconds ahead of Rowing Ireland’s selected fastest 4X- and also a beat a composite […]


Signed Ireland Rugby Jersey on Ebay

 <<  UPDATE 08/March/2015:  We’re pleased to announce that the Jersey has been successfully auctioned for 500€ to a Dublin Hotel.  Add “commercial_rowing_club_dublin” to your eBay favorites for future amazing offers  >> As part of our fundraising for the Juniors, Commercial Rowing Club is proud to auction this amazing  Ireland Rugby […]


Commercial does Good at 2015 St. Michaels Head

On Saturday, 21st Feb, Commercial Rowing Club set the alarm clocks early to travel to Castleconnell for St. Michaels Head The day brought ‘scattered showers and sunny spells‘.  It started very calm, but cross-winds blew up in the afternoon and every cloud seemed to bring a new adventure. Well done to […]