Leitrim Tourism and Leitrim County Council  recently launched the opening of an International standard rowing facility in Lough Rynn, Co. Leitrim. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

Top rowers bound for Cork but format restricted due to one day

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure: the rower is one of Ireland’s hopes for Rio 2016. Photograph: Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images

Entries up for Saturday’s earlier edition of the Liffey Descent

John Holland:  “In the short term we are going to see is there any possibility of doing a [lightweight] four.” Photograph: Inpho

Success of Sanita Puspure raises question of men’s boats for 2016

 Team Ireland’s Robert Hendrick would have had to finish in the top 30 at Deep Creek to qualify for the semi-finals. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy / Sportsfile

Sam Curtis, and Patrick Hynes fail to progress from heats of K1

The Irish team which is competing in the World University Championships in France this weekend.

New course at Lough Rinn to be officially opened on October 3rd

Sanita Puspure: “With 250 metres to go, I just went for it. I gave it everything I had in the last 20 strokes. If I’d only started two strokes earlier.” Photograph: Chris Carpenter/The Irish Times

Irish rower lays down marker for 2016 Olympics

Skibbereen man (20) overcomes slow start to book place among top six lightweight scullers in the world

Daniel Sigurjorsson Benet and Omar Aymerich of Spain compete in the lightweight men’s double sculls at the World Rowing Championships at the Bosbaan  in Amsterdam. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Hannigan and Dukarska double also impress in Amsterdam

The Ireland team and coaches prior to departing for the World Rowing championships, which start on the  Bosbaan course outside Amsterdam on Sunday.

Rain and strong winds will make Bosbaan course in Amsterdam even tougher

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