Midleton Rowers
Article Uploaded : 14/09/2015 by Midleton College

The Blue Light Boat Race took place on Sunday September 13t at Whitegate Rowing Club. This fundraising event saw teams of amateur rowers from across East Cork compete against each other. This year Midleton College  entered a team in the ‘schools category’, winning bronze.

Coach Ms. O' Riordan had a team of 4 rowers that included Barry Kenneally, Doireann McCaughley, Luke Obersby, and Jonathan Mahony.

Proceeds from this fantastic event go towards the services provided by East Cork Rapid Response, which is a voluntary group that provides a Pre-Hospital Emergency Service for the East Cork Community. The rowing event saw entries from a variety of clubs and organisations from all corners of our local community.

There were teams entered from An Garda Síochána to the Coast Guard. As well as several well known local businesses, gyms, sports organisations, the Port of Cork, and of course many secondary schools. Midleton College competing against various teams, including local schools such as St Mary’s, CBS, St. Coleman’s, and St Aloysius College.

Congrats to all involved.