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(...)

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

The project to form a men’s crew that could qualify a boat for the 2016 Olympic Games was dealt a blow by the news that one of Ireland’s top internati(...)

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

Ireland’s top three Olympic-class crews share two traits: they showed themselves to be on course for Rio at the recent World Championships; and they a(...)

 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

Ireland’s Robert Hendrick finished 46th in his heat at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Maryland in the United States yesterday. The 16-year-ol(...)