Denise Walsh won a trial to qualify for European Rowing Championships next weekend.

Ireland will send a team of just eight athletes to the European Rowing Championships next weekend. The two Olympic lightweight doubles will be joined(...)

Sanita Puspure won bronze in Italy. Photograph: Inpho

Some days sport has a sparkle. Sanita Puspure stood with her children, Daniela and Patrick, a tricolour around her shoulders and a bronze medal around(...)

The Ireland lightweight double of Sinéad Jennings (front) and Claire Lambe, who will be speed tested at the Ireland trial.

The National Rowing Centre buzzes this weekend with Ireland senior and junior trials. The first World Cup regatta, in Varese in Italy, is in just fou(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Crews train ahead of racing on the first day of last year’s Henley Royal Regatta at Henley-on-Thames, England. Photograph: Getty Images.

Three Irish crews must fight to make it to the main draw at Henley Royal Regatta. The young coxed four from University College, Cork, compete in the (...)

 Sanita Puspure: took fifth in a race won by Olympic champion Mirka Knapkova of the Czech Republic

Three Ireland crews reached A finals in Olympic-class boats, and one came within two tenths of a second of a medal at the European Championships in Po(...)