Ireland’s Sanita Puspure made the single sculler A Final at the European Championships in Poznan. Photograph by Nick Bradshaw.

The European Championships proved that Ireland’s top boats are not far from the very top. Three boats – the women’s and men’s lightweight double and (...)

 Sanita Puspure: took fifth in a race won by Olympic champion Mirka Knapkova of the Czech Republic

Three Ireland crews reached A finals in Olympic-class boats, and one came within two tenths of a second of a medal at the European Championships in Po(...)

Sanita Puspure: looks well positioned in her heat to book a place in Sunday’s final. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

Sanita Puspure and Sinead Jennings give Ireland two good chances of medals at the European Championships in Poznan, Poland. Of the five other Irelan(...)

Pat O’Leary: made the final cut at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg.

Pat O’Leary got Ireland’s campaign in the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg off to a good start. The paracanoeist finished second in his seven-boat h(...)

The weather has taken a kinder turn for crews taking part in the Grand League Regatta in Blessington this weekend. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Two big regattas and a knockout race between just two competitors make for an interesting weekend of rowing. Dublin Metropolitan Regatta at Blessingt(...)

Sinead Jennings (above) and Siobhán McCrohan will shoot it out for the seventh berth in European Championships team. Photograph: Getty Images/Inpho

That rarity in Irish international rowing this season has come to pass: all six crews locked in for the European Championships at the end of the mont(...)

Sinead Jennings: will face Siobhán McCrohan in a race to land a spot as Ireland lightweight single sculler at the European Championships. Photo: Inpho/Getty

Queen’s Regatta returns after a year’s absence to the Irish rowing calendar tomorrow on the 1,500 metre Castlewellan course. The regatta will not be(...)

Ireland’s Jenny Egan (right) on the podium with her bronze medal at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Photograph: Rene Volfik/EPA

Jenny Egan took a bronze medal for Ireland at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic on Sunday. The 27-year-old was w(...)

Paul O’Donovan of Ireland was fourth in the world in the lightweight single in 2014. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images.

Skibbereen Regatta, the first Grand League event of the season, will see Ireland internationals take on club crews on Sunday at the National Rowing C(...)

The Ireland women’s pair of Leonora Kennedy (left) and Monika Dukarska (right), which won gold in Italy, in training.

Ill winds may have caused the postponement of Skibbereen Regatta (it has be refixed on one day, May 3rd) but the forecast is good for Trinity Regatta(...)