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(...)

The Irish Coastal Rowing Championships have drawn a huge entry. More than 500 crews – about 2,500 rowers – will take part in the three-day event in Lo(...)

Helen Hannigan (left) and Lisa Dilleen will represent Ireland in the double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette in France.

Ireland will send a big team to the World Rowing Championships this year. Eight crews will compete in Aiguebelette in France from August 30th to Septe(...)

Sinead Jennings won silver in the Women’s Lightweight Single Sculls in 2008. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

She’s a doctor, a mother-of -three, and a holder of a burning desire to get to the Olympic Games. Her husband, Sam Lynch, did it twice, early and late(...)

Barney Rix (left) and Aaron Johnson, the Portora pair  will represent Ireland at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Szeged in Hungary.

Ireland’s top juniors hope to finish the season on a high note at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Szeged in Hungary this weekend. The European junior tou(...)

The Irish team competing at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria this week.

Ireland crews found the going tough in their heats at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in the high temperatures of Plovdiv in Bulgaria. All fo(...)

Trinity’s senior eight will be represented at the National Rowing Championships this weekend.

If ever there was a man who wanted to be in two places at the one time, that man is Dominic Casey. The compact powerhouse of Irish rowing has been coa(...)

Henley Royal Regatta: Portora Royal School were beaten by one of the best American schoolboy crews, Gonzaga College. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Two gutsy performances but two defeats: this summed up the second day at Henley Royal Regatta for Irish crews. There was particular encouragement, h(...)