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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Paul O’Donovan showed he is indeed peerless in the single sculls: the lightweight (20) beat John Keohane for the first time, and only his brother, Gary, tested him. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Trinity hammered out the message that they are the best eight in the country as they left UCD and NUIG/Gr áinne Mhaol in their wake with a pillar-to-p(...)