Pittsburgh Irish Rowing Club

Rowing Practices are held at Montour Marina, formerly Groveton Boat Club ( directions)..Next event the Milwaukee IrishFest Regatta on August 20!


You can follow the team on Face Book

Check the Team Standings

2016 NACA Schedule

June 18--Delaware River, Bensalem, PA
July 9--Ohio River, Groveton(Pittsburgh), PA
July 30 --New London, CT
August 20 --Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI
September 3--Boston Harbor, Boston, MA
September 17--Hudson River, Albany, NY
October 1 --Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis, MD
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 former 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 Montour Marina, formerly Groveton Marina

Contact Patrick Clark directly for inquiries regarding the practice schedule.

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 2016 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 9 a.m. for current rowers (10:00 a.m. for first-year rowers)
  • We have a new location (since 2011)--Montour 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.






ŠPittsburgh Irish Rowing Club 2016