Ireland’s lightweight women’s double of Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan

Ireland have an excellent chance of taking a medal or medals at the European Championships in Brandenburg in Germany this weekend. Paul and Gary O’(...)

The first players to tell their personal stories are Ireland and Leinster front-row Jack McGrath who speaks emotively about how he coped with the death of his brother by suicide in 2010 and Irish women’s player, Hannah Tyrrell, who talks about how she overcame her struggles with self-harm and bulimia. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Player welfare in rugby is continuing to evolve in a positive and proactive manner for the most part, an important consideration when examining a spor(...)

Mike Heskin:  served as chief executive of Hockey Ireland for three years. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The board of Rowing Ireland meets this weekend, with an interesting agenda and new personnel. Morten Espersen, the high-performance director, will spe(...)

Sanita Puspure, competes in the Armada Cup in Bern in Switzerland this Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

A new lightweight project, led by coaches Pat McInerney and Dave Mannion, will be put in place to develop new men’s crews which can compete at World C(...)

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll competing at the 2015 World Rowing Cup III  in Lucerne. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Radical proposals to reshape Irish rowing were discussed at a meeting prior to the agm of Rowing Ireland in Dublin. Some clubs are opposed to changes (...)

Richard Coakley who won silver at the first World Cup in Sydney, representing Australia,   is unsure about moving back into the Ireland system.

After the rain and winds comes a storm of activity. The Ireland team to compete in Piediluco in Italy next we(...)

Rowing Ireland’s premier domestic competition, the Grand League regatta series, has lost its financial backer. The leagues were sponsored by eFlow for(...)

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 (...)

Seán Jacob broke Niall O’Brien’s 22-year-old record in the Dublin Sculling Ladder time trial last weekend. Photograph:  David Maher/Sportsfile

After a terrific summer of competition, this weekend brings rowing back into conflict with the Irish weather. Skibbereen Head of the River, set for th(...)