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(...)

Single sculler Emma Twigg who was honoured at the 2014 World Rowing Awards which were presented at the recent Fisa World Coaches Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Dave Mannion has been appointed Connacht development coach. The role is a full-time post, involving work at NUIG and Coláiste Iognáid as well as co-or(...)

Mark O’Donovan and Niall Kenny, with coach John Holland. O’Donovan and Kenny were part of the lightweight quadruple which finished 10th at the Fours’ Head of the River in London last weekend.

Neptune Head of the River tomorrow has a fine entry – and a good weather forecast. The winds over Blessington Lakes are set to blow today, but drop o(...)

Sinead Jennings  celebrates winning the silver medal in the Women’s Lightweight Single Sculls at the 2008 Rowing World Cup. Photo:  Inpho

Sinéad Jennings doesn’t believe in taking it easy. Within three days of having her third child, Hannah, in August, the 38-year-old was back training,(...)

 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

The Ireland trials set for this weekend at the National Rowing Centre in Cork will go ahead in a restricted format because the weather forecast is po(...)