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. (...)

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(...)

Daniel Sigurjorsson Benet and Omar Aymerich of Spain compete in the lightweight men’s double sculls at the World Rowing Championships at the Bosbaan  in Amsterdam. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Ireland crews took the tally of semi-final places to three in Olympic-class events and two in non-Olympic boats on another good day at the World Rowin(...)

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. (...)

There is a buzz around international rowing again, and Ireland will send a big team to the World Championships in Amsterdam in three weeks’ time. The(...)

 Paul O’Donovan won his heat in the lightweight men’s single sculls at the World Under-23 Championships in Varese, Italy, yesterday to qualify for the quarter-finals. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ireland qualified their first boat for the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Championships in Varese in Italy yesterday. The men’s four of Richie Benn(...)

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(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates with her bronze medal with Chantal Achterberg of Netherlands (silver) and Mirka Knapkova of Czech Republic (gold) after the women’s singles sculls in Belgrade. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images.

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure closed a gap of eight years since Ireland won a medal in an Olympic event at a major rowing Championships when she took bron(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure is one of 17 competitors in the women’s single sculls at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja regatta in Piediluco, Italy. Photograph: Getty.

It is a bumper weekend for rowing. The Ireland team launches itself into the first international regatta of th(...)