On November 5th 2017 Lagan Dragons Captain Joanne Rock attended the World Health Organization Healthy City Awards in Clifton House, Queen Street, Belfast. Nuala McAllister Belfast Lord Mayor announced ‘Lagan Dragons’ as the joint winners with ‘Beat the Street’ in the Healthy Living Category with judges specifically commending the club for providing such wonderful peer support […]
Sunday Life article May 2017
Join in Belfast’s first ever Dragon Boat regatta and help support the Lagan Dragons, Northern Ireland’s breast cancer dragon boat team. No previous experience required!
It’s 8.45am on a beautiful sunny Saturday morning and I’m standing beside Belfast`s River Lagan, to meet an amazing bunch of ladies who are united by two things: breast cancer and a passion for dragon boat racing.
Those rowing in will tell you they’re ‘all in the same boat’ during their hour-long expedition along the river every Saturday – but that often throwaway phrase has a deeper meaning for this intrepid group of mostly women because each has had a breast cancer diagnosis.