Pittsburgh Irish Rowing Club

Rowing Practices are held at Montour Marina, formerly Groveton Boat Club ( directions)....2016 Regatta schedule will be determined at the March NACA meeting. We will let you know as soon as we do!

June 13--Delaware River, Bensalem, PA
August 1 (rescheduled from July 1)--Ohio River, Groveton(Pittsburgh), PA
August 8 --New London, CT
August 15--Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI
September 5--Boston Harbor, Boston, MA
September 19--Hudson River, Albany, NY
September 26 --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 Monday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

and Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. at the Montour Marina, formerly Groveton Marina

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 --Looking for an April start --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