Pittsburgh Irish Rowing Club

Rowing Practices are held at Groveton Boat Club ( directions)..2013 NACA Schedule....

Curachai Video translated to English on YouTube

This video was produced by the Irish Television Station TG4 in 2002 in Pittsburgh. Subtitles have been added recently by Annapolis Rower Dave Holmes. Enjoy!

PIRC Team Practices are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

and Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. at the Groveton Marina

Saturday, July 20, 2013 --Results

St. Brendan's Cup (Overall Winner) - Philadelphia, PA

Marcus J. Flaherty Cup (4 Man Race) - Boston, MA

Mulkerrin Brothers' Cup (2 Man/2 Woman Race) - Boston, MA

Thanks to Groveton Boat Club for hosting the event and to Mullaney's Harp & Fiddle for hosting the awards ceremony and celebration

We found what may be the first article on the Pittsburgh Irish Rowing Club! It is in an archived format, so you will have to work with it as you would microfiche--but it is definitely worth the time:


Practice Information

  • Practice for the 2012 season --as always, weather and river conditions permitting.
  • Practices are held during the rowing season (Weather and River Conditions Permitting): Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. for current rowers (10:00 a.m. for first-year rowers)
  • We have a new location since 2011--Groveton Marina on the west bank of the Ohio River, in the back channel of Neville Island

This is an intense sport--contact Patrick Clark for tryout information.






©Pittsburgh Irish Rowing Club 2012