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29th January, 2012
Get Out There!
The Wacko on the Jacko: kayaking on the Avonmore River

Wacko on the Jacko, February 11-12

The Wacko on the Jacko is a right-of-passage event for Irish kayakers. Running over two days on the Avonmore River in Laragh, Co Wicklow, it includes an individual boater-cross competition, team boater-cross and a two-kilometre team downriver race. All of the races bring the paddlers over Jackson Falls - a grade 4 waterfall which is not for the fainthearted or inexperienced. This is a great event for spectators too.


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