Pittsburgh Irish Rowing Club

Rowing Practices are held at Groveton Boat Club ( directions)....First regatta of 2014 on Saturday June 21 on the Delaware River..Pittsburgh St. Brendan's Cup Regatta Saturday July 19, then on to New London (CT), Milwaukee, Boston, Albany, and Annapolis

You can follow the team on Face Book

Check the Team Standings

2014 NACA Schedule

June 21--Delaware River, Bensalem, PA
July 19--Ohio River, Groveton(Pittsburgh), PA
July 26--New London, CT
August 16--Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI
August 31--Boston Harbor, Boston, MA
September 13--Hudson River, Albany, NY
October 4--Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis, MD

Ohio River at Sewickley Conditions


Saturday, July 19, 2014

Groveton Boat Club


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 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.






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