David Synnott – Captain

David is currently in his second year of studying Medicine at UCC. His previous experience comes in the form of captaining Christian Brothers College Rowing Club in 2015. David has also excelled in rowing with just recently representing Ireland and UCC at the University World Rowing Championships 2016. David is in charge of the progression of the club and the general running of it.

 

Fiona O’Keefe – Vice Captain

Fiona is studying Children’s and General Nursing for her second year. She has been rowing for 7 years now 5 of them being with her previous club of Shandon Boat Club, Cork. Fiona has also represented Ireland in 2014 at the Home International Regatta which was held in Inniscarra, Cork. Fiona is charged with assisting the Captain and giving a helping hand to other committee members.

 

Katie Nagle – Secretary

Katie is in here second year of studying Nursing at UCC. She has 7 years of rowing experience behind her with 5 of them taking place with Shandon Boat Club, Cork. Katie has also represented Ireland in 2014 at the Home International Regatta which was held in Inniscarra, Cork. The smooth running of the weekly meetings are under the charge of Katie.

 

Ciaran Higgins – Treasurer

Ciaran has begun his first year of Engineering at UCC. He began rowing with his twin brother in 2010 in Cork Boat Club, Cork. Ciaran recently represented Ireland in 2016 at the Home International Regatta which was held in Cardiff, Wales. Ciaran is in charge of the allocation of funds for regattas foreign and domestic as well as equipment and the development of the club.

 

Seán Dennehy – Public Relations Officer

Seán is currently in his second year of studying Finance at UCC. He began his rowing career in in 2009 with Cork Boat Club. Seán also represented Ireland in 2014 at the Home International Regatta which was held in Inniscarra, Cork. Seán is in charge of the social media of UCCRC and the general promotion of the club in local newspapers.

 

Deirdre Keena – Safety Officer

Deirdre is currently in her second year of studying Biochemical Sciences at UCC. She began her rowing career with UCC last year as a novice but has progressed strongly from her time with UCCRC. She just cant get enough of rowing with UCC so  she decided to join the committee! Deirdre is in charge of the safety of all the rowers at UCC.

 

David Keohane – Equipment Officer

David is in his first of Arts at UCC. He began his rowing career during 2009 with Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He has represented Ireland on many occasions, most recently at the Home International Regatta 2016 which was held in Cardiff, Wales. David is responsible for the development and maintenance of UCC’s fleet of boats and UCC’s rowing machines.

 

Brian Keohane – Equipment Officer

Brian is in his second year of Business Information Systems at UCC. He started his rowing with twin brother David in 2009 with Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He too has represented Ireland on many occasions, most recently at the Home International Regatta 2016 which was held in Cardiff, Wales. Brian is also responsible for the development and maintenance of UCC’s fleet of boats and UCC’s rowing machines.

 

Stephen O’Connor – Ordinary Committee Member

Stephen is in his final year of studying Pharmacy in UCC. The Limerick native started his rowing with Castleconnell Boat Club on the River Shannon. He has represented Ireland multiple times, most recently coming 5th at the U-23 World Rowing Championships which were held in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Stephen is on the committee to give everyone a helping hand where he can.

 

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