The National Water Skiing Championships take place in County Monaghan.

For the third year in a row scenic Annaghmakerrig Lough near Newbliss has been the location for the National Waterskiing Championships.

The Senior Men's title was won for the seventh time by Alan Dagg, and the Senior Ladies prize by Monica Meleady, both members of the Golden Falls Ski Club in County Wicklow.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 5 August 1977. The reporter is Dermot Mullane.