Sinéad Jennings set a world-class mark of 272 on the Wattbike in Limerick. Photograph: Marie-Therese Garvey.

There are just two weeks to go before the penultimate Ireland trial, and the pressure is on hopefuls to prove they are up to the standard to make t(...)

 Genevra Stone competing in the women’s single sculls quarter-final  during the London 2012 Olympic Games, at Eton Dorney Rowing Centre. Photo: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty

The cream of Ireland’s rowing talent will be joined by the top women’s single sculler in the United States at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships. (...)

Kotie O’Brien: she does seven training sessions a week, combining it with studying for her Leaving Cert

Of all the talented sportswomen targeting Rio 2016, Katie O’Brien’s has to have one of the most extraordinary stories. But one crucial chapter has ye(...)

 Sanita Puspure: has been named Afloat Rower of the Year for 2014.  Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Irish international rowing faces a reduced programme this year on what it had hoped for just weeks ago. The plan to have three overseas camps has b(...)

 Sanita Puspure, who won bronze in the single sculls at the European Championships, was unable to compete in the trial due to injury. Photograph: Alan Betson

Emma Desmond was the big story of the Ireland trial at the National Rowing Centre. The 28-year-old, whose background is in showjumping, took up rowin(...)

Franciscus Goutier of the Netherlands (silver), Andrew Campbell Jr of the United States (gold) and Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan of Ireland (bronze) during the medal ceremony of the U-23 lightweight men’s single sculls at the 2013 World Rowing U- 23 Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria.

Ireland’s top rowers are set to fight it out at the National Rowing Centre in a bid to catch the eye of the international selectors for the season ah(...)

Irish international lightweight double rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan and coach John  Holland.

High ambitions in December could be a good or bad thing for an outdoor sport, but there is certainly a buzz about Irish rowing at the moment. The Iri(...)

 Amy Bulman: the University College Cork rower was the fastest woman’s single sculler at the Muckross Head of the River. Photograph:  Inpho

Skibbereen’s intermediate men’s eight were the fastest crew and the west Cork club shared the honour for pennants won (five) with Lee Rowing Club at t(...)

Paul Giblin (second from left) was diagnosed with refractory Hodgkin’s Lymphona in April 2012.

It’s a case of exits and entries for Irish rowing as the year draws to a close. Catríona Jennings, an Ireland Olympian in the marathon who switched c(...)

Turlough Hughes

The Irish Sports Council have approved three overseas camps for the Rowing Ireland international programme for the coming season. Ireland had a very g(...)