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(...)

Sanita Puspure: looks well positioned in her heat to book a place in Sunday’s final. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

Sanita Puspure and Sinead Jennings give Ireland two good chances of medals at the European Championships in Poznan, Poland. Of the five other Irelan(...)

The Ireland women’s pair of Leonora Kennedy (left) and Monika Dukarska (right), which won gold in Italy, in training.

Ill winds may have caused the postponement of Skibbereen Regatta (it has be refixed on one day, May 3rd) but the forecast is good for Trinity Regatta(...)

Monika Dukarska is in the Irish team for European Championships next month.

These are busy times for Irish rowing. Neptune regatta, the first of the season, has drawn a big entry, and there are interesting developments in the(...)

 Genevra Stone competing in the women’s single sculls quarter-final  during the London 2012 Olympic Games, at Eton Dorney Rowing Centre. Photo: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty

The cream of Ireland’s rowing talent will be joined by the top women’s single sculler in the United States at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships. (...)

Single sculler Emma Twigg who was honoured at the 2014 World Rowing Awards which were presented at the recent Fisa World Coaches Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Dave Mannion has been appointed Connacht development coach. The role is a full-time post, involving work at NUIG and Coláiste Iognáid as well as co-or(...)

Mark O’Donovan and Niall Kenny, with coach John Holland. O’Donovan and Kenny were part of the lightweight quadruple which finished 10th at the Fours’ Head of the River in London last weekend.

Neptune Head of the River tomorrow has a fine entry – and a good weather forecast. The winds over Blessington Lakes are set to blow today, but drop o(...)

Sanita Puspure: “With 250 metres to go, I just went for it. I gave it everything I had in the last 20 strokes. If I’d only started two strokes earlier.” Photograph: Chris Carpenter/The Irish Times

She came off the water in London 2012, where she had placed 13th, determined to climb the exalted ranks of the best single scullers in the world. Yest(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan (20) took his place in the top six lightweight scullers in the world yesterday with another chase-down-the-opposition perf(...)

The Ireland team and coaches prior to departing for the World Rowing championships, which start on the  Bosbaan course outside Amsterdam on Sunday.

Rain and wind are likely to greet the Ireland team as they take on the Bosbaan course in Amsterdam at the World Championships, which begin on Sunday. (...)