Monika Dukarska’s long-term plans are in the singles sculls.

A busy month starts with very different stories from the two ends of the island. The Erne Head of the River in Enniskillen on Saturday has an excellen(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure still hopes to make it to Rio Olympics. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho.

April 1st is a serious day for Irish rowing. The top Ireland crews fly to Italy at the start of an international season which will spin out all the wa(...)

Ireland squad member Monika Dukraska is the top name at competing at the provinces indoors championship’s at the University of Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Other sports may hibernate at this time of year: rowing can go indoors. The provinces indoor rowing championships at University of Limerick and the U(...)

Barney Rix (left) and Aaron Johnson, the Portora pair  will represent Ireland at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Szeged in Hungary.

Ireland’s top juniors hope to finish the season on a high note at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Szeged in Hungary this weekend. The European junior tou(...)

 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(...)

Helen Hannigan: in the double with Monika Dukarska

After the longest ever pre-season for the Ireland international system, the final trial comes this weekend at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. Ther(...)

 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. (...)