Sanita Puspure: “I need to get stronger, there is need for improvement”

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure won the B Final of the single sculls at the the World Cup regatta in Lucerne yesterday to place her seventh overall. This wa(...)

Crews prepare to compete at the Henley Royal Regatta yesterday. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Three Castles, a Blessington club only three years in existence, opened their first campaign at Henley Royal Regatta yesterday with an impressive win(...)

Sanita Purspure: took bronze at the recent European Championships. Photograph: Francisco Leong/AFP/GettyImages

The Ireland team goes into this weekend’s World Cup in Aiguebelette in France with a sense of anticipation which has been absent for many years. It i(...)

 Actor Luke Andrew Feeney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Since the dawn of time – or at least the dawn of the automobile – teenagers have had a reputation for being a lazy, self-centred bunch with more ho(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure returns to championship action in Belgrade today.

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure, who was this country’s sole rowing representative at the Olympic Games in 2012 but then missed most of last year through il(...)

Sean Jacob:  talented oarsman has been asked to time trial:  Photograph: Getty Images

Trinity Regatta offers the social side of rowing more than most : drinks in the marquee, music, a luncheon, tea and supper and (...)

President Michael D Higgins  with Micheál Ó Conghaile, one of the editors of Leabhar Mór na nAmhrán, and  Colm  Ó Raghallaigh, who published the graphic novel version of Gráinne Mhaol. Photograph: Johnny Bambury

“The West is awake – and writing” was the message in Dublin last night when the “Gaeilgeoirati” gathered to celebrate Irish-language publishing in the(...)

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 (...)

Former world champion Sinead Jennings will compete against her sister Catríona tomorrow. Photograph:  Hamish Blair/Getty Images

The wait is over. Over a thousand Irish rowers will discover in the next three days whether all the training and racing through the terrible winter an(...)

Sinead Jennings: standout name in Division One of the women’s single sculls. Photograph: Inpho

Two of the keenest rivalries of recent years add spice to a bumper weekend of rowing on Blessington Lakes. Metropolitan Regatta tomorrow will b(...)