The weather has taken a kinder turn for crews taking part in the Grand League Regatta in Blessington this weekend. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Two big regattas and a knockout race between just two competitors make for an interesting weekend of rowing. Dublin Metropolitan Regatta at Blessingt(...)

 Leitrim Tourism and Leitrim County Council  recently launched the opening of an International standard rowing facility in Lough Rynn, Co. Leitrim. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

The Ireland trials set for this weekend at the National Rowing Centre in Cork will go ahead in a restricted format because the weather forecast is po(...)

Monika Dukarska and Leonora Kennedy of Ireland in the Women’s Double Sculls in South Korea. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s Monika Dukarska and Leonora Kennedy finished 10th overall at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju in Korea with a solid fourth place in(...)

 Paul O’Donovan of Ireland competing in the lightweight single sculls heats  at  Dorney Lake. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

UCD scholarship student Paul O’Donovan led the charge on a very good day for Ireland at the World Cup regatta at Dorney Lake yesterday. The 19-year ol(...)

Claire Lambe’s task in her heat at the World Cup regatta at  Dorney Lake is to finish in the top two of four, with the eventual aim a top-three place in a field of 10. Photograph: Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images.

Claire Lambe is Ireland’s big medal hope at the World Cup Regatta at Dorney Lake in England, which begins today. The 23-year-old Dubliner, who was fou(...)

Richard and Peter Chambers: will shoot it out in one of the most early-awaited duels at  British trials.

Rowing in Ireland has had its problems, but administrators have not been shy of making innovative changes. Trinity Regatta has been the most tr(...)