Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe faced Britain’s Kat Copeland and Charlotte Taylor. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland had a very satisfactory first day in Aiguebelette in France. Three crews qualified for the quarter-finals, with the highlight being a pillar-t(...)

Sanita Puspure: says she is “100 per cent confident”  her coach Don McLachlan has judged her programme so that she will peak at Aiguebelette. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

The world governing body, Fisa, has pushed hard to make rowing a truly universal sport, and the entry for the World Championships, which begin on Sund(...)

Sinead Jennings won silver in the Women’s Lightweight Single Sculls in 2008. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

She’s a doctor, a mother-of -three, and a holder of a burning desire to get to the Olympic Games. Her husband, Sam Lynch, did it twice, early and late(...)

Trinity’s senior eight will be represented at the National Rowing Championships this weekend.

If ever there was a man who wanted to be in two places at the one time, that man is Dominic Casey. The compact powerhouse of Irish rowing has been coa(...)

Henley Royal Regatta: Portora Royal School were beaten by one of the best American schoolboy crews, Gonzaga College. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Two gutsy performances but two defeats: this summed up the second day at Henley Royal Regatta for Irish crews. There was particular encouragement, h(...)

Paul O’Donovan showed he is indeed peerless in the single sculls: the lightweight (20) beat John Keohane for the first time, and only his brother, Gary, tested him. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Trinity hammered out the message that they are the best eight in the country as they left UCD and NUIG/Gr áinne Mhaol in their wake with a pillar-to-p(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure made the single sculler A Final at the European Championships in Poznan. Photograph by Nick Bradshaw.

The European Championships proved that Ireland’s top boats are not far from the very top. Three boats – the women’s and men’s lightweight double and (...)

 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(...)

Sinead Jennings (above) and Siobhán McCrohan will shoot it out for the seventh berth in European Championships team. Photograph: Getty Images/Inpho

That rarity in Irish international rowing this season has come to pass: all six crews locked in for the European Championships at the end of the mont(...)