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(...)

Photograph: Alan Betson

The last of Ireland’s Olympic-class crews to be formed in the run-up to the European Championships have emerged. Niall Kenny, based in London, has op(...)

 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: has been named Afloat Rower of the Year for 2014.  Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Irish international rowing faces a reduced programme this year on what it had hoped for just weeks ago. The plan to have three overseas camps has b(...)

Franciscus Goutier of the Netherlands (silver), Andrew Campbell Jr of the United States (gold) and Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan of Ireland (bronze) during the medal ceremony of the U-23 lightweight men’s single sculls at the 2013 World Rowing U- 23 Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria.

Ireland’s top rowers are set to fight it out at the National Rowing Centre in a bid to catch the eye of the international selectors for the season ah(...)

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(...)

Sinead Jennings  celebrates winning the silver medal in the Women’s Lightweight Single Sculls at the 2008 Rowing World Cup. Photo:  Inpho

Sinéad Jennings doesn’t believe in taking it easy. Within three days of having her third child, Hannah, in August, the 38-year-old was back training,(...)

These are busy times for Ireland international Niall Kenny. The Galway lightweight, who was a silver medallist at the World Under-23 Champions(...)

Richard Coakley (bow) with his brother Eugene  (stroke).

Sam McKeown, who topped the rankings of on-the-water rowers at the Irish Indoor Championships last weekend, is set to be back on the ergometer tomorro(...)

Philip Cavanagh will head up the Battleborn team in the Great Pacific race in Hawaii next summer.

“It’s an all-year round thing now,” says Ireland high performance director Morten Espersen of top-class rowing. The World Championships are nine month(...)