A staff consisting of three Donegal brothers has received the Three Island currach rowing problem in Dublin this weekend.
Simon, Ronan and Michael O Dómhnaill from Gaoth Dobhair had received the race for conventional currachs in Skerries in 2021.
The 2023 race course was modified to permit for inclement climate, with the 12 competing boats finishing a seven-kilometre trajectory on the leeward aspect of the three islands off the coast of the north Dublin harbour.
The Skerries Three Island problem/Dúshlán na dTrí Oileán na Sceirí differs from different regattas, in that it’s open to all varieties of currachaí, together with two, three and four-hander boats, with a handicap system being utilized.
The race is described as an indication of “each athleticism and the various totally different crafts concerned in conventional Irish boats”.
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Donegal brothers win Skerries Three Island currach race was final modified: June nineteenth, 2023 by