Paddy McGowan R.I.P.
We have just learned of the sad passing of Paddy McGowan, father of our coach Sean McGowan. Our deepest sympathy goes to the McGowan family.
May he rest in peace.
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SMRC Pontoon Project
The Club has started work on our most ambitious capital project ever, the building of a new state-of-the-art floating pontoon slip in O’Callaghan Strand. The new slip will allow us to launch several boats simultaneously as well as being a major improvement from a rower safety and boat handling perspective.
Work has already started with the removal of our old slip and preparations for the pilings for the new slip are now underway. The foundations for the piles were completed this week. The entire project including the installation of the access gantry and pontoons should be complete by the end of March, just in time for Spring rowing.
It's a very exciting time for SMRC and we need all the support we can muster. We need widespread support of our fundraising efforts now more than ever.
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We are very grateful for our support so far, especially for this project. We're almost there.
Also we must give a special mention to the driving force and 'energiser bunny' behind this enterprise, Pierce McGann. We couldn't do any of this without you Pierce, thank you from us all at SMRC.