A motion proposed by the Rowing Ireland board would limit participation in the Irish Championships to those who have “completed two regattas under Rowing Ireland rules”. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

There is business to be done at the Rowing Ireland agm on Sunday in Dublin. The delegates will debate and vote on seven motions and elect a new offic(...)

The agm of Rowing Ireland should be a memorable one. This year’s event, on Sunday, September 27th, promises proper disagreement – albeit in a session(...)

Claire Lambe  and Sinéad Jennings: have just qualified the boat and technically others could still take their places. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Bonfires for Paul and Gary O’Donovan, radio interviews, a cacophony of tweets of congratulation. In the afterglow of a World Championships at which tw(...)

Claire Lambe and Sinead Jennings have secured a place at the Rio Olympics in the women’s double sculls.

A wonderful week for Ireland rowing ended with two boats qualified for the Olympic Games. The Ireland lightweight men’s and women’s double sculls secu(...)

Sinead Jennings (pictured) and Claire Lambe have qualified for the Olympic Games after finishing third in the B Final in the women’s double scull at the World Championships in France. Photograph:    Inpho/Getty Images

Ireland qualified two boats for the Olympic Games at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette in France on Saturday. The lightweight doub(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure will need to finish in the top three of  Sunday’s B Final at the World Rowing Championship in France   to qualify for the Olympic Games. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure will have a couple of nail-biting days in her bid to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games after she could only finish fifth (...)

Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe faced Britain’s Kat Copeland and Charlotte Taylor. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland had a very satisfactory first day in Aiguebelette in France. Three crews qualified for the quarter-finals, with the highlight being a pillar-t(...)

Claire Lambe and Denise Walsh of Ireland compete in the Lightweight Women’s Double Sculls - Repechage race at last year’s World Championships in Amsterdam. Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

And so, here it comes. The biggest World Rowing Championships ever begin on Sunday, seven days later, Ireland could have four boats qualified for the (...)

 Aiguebelette lake in eastern France will host the 2015 World Rowing Championships from August 30th  to September 6th. Photo: Jean Pierrre Clatot/Getty

Ireland’s Liam Jegou has qualified for the semi-final of the Under-23 canoe slalom World Championships in Krakow in Poland. The France-based paddler, (...)

Sanita Puspure: says she is “100 per cent confident”  her coach Don McLachlan has judged her programme so that she will peak at Aiguebelette. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

The world governing body, Fisa, has pushed hard to make rowing a truly universal sport, and the entry for the World Championships, which begin on Sund(...)