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Posted by on May 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The Irish National Championships and Japanese Ambassador’s Cup 2016 takes place on Sunday 5th June in the Lough Community Centre, Pouladuff Road, Cork, starting at 11am. The day will include the three-person team event along with men’s, women’s and junior’s individual events. Participants are asked to register for the competition and associated seminar here as soon as possible. You must be a member of Kendo na hÉireann in order to participate. Members of the public are welcome to come along to watch the event. It promises to be a fun day with a chance to see this exciting...

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Kendo Spring Seminar 2016

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The annual Kendo na hÉireann Spring Kendo Seminar will take place this year on 23rd and 24th April in the Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin. ​ The seminar will be led once more by Geoffrey Salmon sensei nanadan kyoshi from the UK with assistance from Dany Delepière sensei nanadan renshi from Belgium. ​ On the Sunday we will have a grading to shodan level. ​ Please register below if you will attend and make payment to your dojo leader. The seminar costs 40 euro and that includes grading to first kyu. Those attempting shodan will also have to pay a grading application fee...

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2016 Kendo Squad Training dates announced

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The following provisional dates have been announced for Kendo National Squad training. These sessions are open to all in armour. If you are interested in attending or trying out for national squad please talk to your dojo leader or email secretary@irishkendofederation.org for more information. January 31st Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin March 20th The Lough Community Centre, Pouladuff Road, Cork May 29th Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin June 26th Galway (exact location TBC) July 17th The Lough Community Centre, Pouladuff Road, Cork August 21st...

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Tashiro Sensei Seminar

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

We are delighted to announce that Junichi Tashiro sensei 8th Dan Kyoshi and owner of the Tenpudo Bogu Shop will run a Kendo seminar in Dublin from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th February as part of the Tashiro sensei UK & Ireland Visit February 2016. Registration is now open at the following url https://manager.dojoexpert.com/student/register.aspx?g=48f262a3-a48d-4c92-8cae-b98e0a8aafb6&j=en-GB Tashiro sensei is a bogu maker and it will be possible to order bogu while he is here, if you are interested please check out the Tenpudo website here http://www.tenpudo.co.uk/. This promises to...

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‘Support Our Kids’ Japanese Charity Event

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The Japanese Charity “Support Our Kids” which brings second-level students from the areas affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on study trips abroad, will join us for an evening at the Nagle-Rice Hall, Marino institute of Education on Friday 31st July 2015. The ten high-school students will speak about their experiences during and in the immediate aftermath of the disaster. This will be followed by pizza and games. All are welcome to attend.

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Irish National Kendo Championships and Ambassador’s Cup 2015

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The Irish National Championships and Japanese Ambassador’s Cup 2015 takes place on Saturday 4th July in St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s Road, Galway, starting at 10am. The day will include the three-person team event along with men’s, women’s and junior’s individual events. Participants are asked to register for the competition and associated seminar here as soon as possible. You must be a member of Kendo na hÉireann in order to participate. Members of the public are welcome to come along to watch the event. It promises to be a fun day with a chance to see this...

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