Paul O’Donovan of Ireland was fourth in the world in the lightweight single in 2014. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images.

Skibbereen Regatta, the first Grand League event of the season, will see Ireland internationals take on club crews on Sunday at the National Rowing C(...)

Photograph: Alan Betson

The last of Ireland’s Olympic-class crews to be formed in the run-up to the European Championships have emerged. Niall Kenny, based in London, has op(...)

 Sanita Puspure: has been named Afloat Rower of the Year for 2014.  Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Irish international rowing faces a reduced programme this year on what it had hoped for just weeks ago. The plan to have three overseas camps has b(...)

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(...)

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,(...)

Paul Griffin: competed at the Irish Rowing Championships last week

Ireland will have a new crew at the World Championships next month. Trials on Wednesday yielded a women’s double scull of Helen Walshe and Monika Duk(...)

Richard Coakley (bow) with his brother Eugene  (stroke).

Sam McKeown, who topped the rankings of on-the-water rowers at the Irish Indoor Championships last weekend, is set to be back on the ergometer tomorro(...)

Philip Cavanagh will head up the Battleborn team in the Great Pacific race in Hawaii next summer.

“It’s an all-year round thing now,” says Ireland high performance director Morten Espersen of top-class rowing. The World Championships are nine month(...)

The new shape of Irish rowing was on show at a well-run Neptune head of the river at Blessington Lakes on Saturday. Ireland lead coach Don McLachlan w(...)

A total of 221 crews are registered for Neptune’s Head of the the River tomorow at Blessington Lakes.

The low water levels at Blessington Lakes have been a worry in recent months, but the wet weather has helped and racing distance for the Neptune Head (...)