Amy Bulman: the University College Cork rower was the fastest woman’s single sculler at the Muckross Head of the River. Photograph:  Inpho

Skibbereen’s intermediate men’s eight were the fastest crew and the west Cork club shared the honour for pennants won (five) with Lee Rowing Club at t(...)

Paul Giblin (second from left) was diagnosed with refractory Hodgkin’s Lymphona in April 2012.

It’s a case of exits and entries for Irish rowing as the year draws to a close. Catríona Jennings, an Ireland Olympian in the marathon who switched c(...)

 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(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure: the rower is one of Ireland’s hopes for Rio 2016. Photograph: Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images

The project to form a men’s crew that could qualify a boat for the 2016 Olympic Games was dealt a blow by the news that one of Ireland’s top internati(...)

John Holland:  “In the short term we are going to see is there any possibility of doing a [lightweight] four.” Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s top three Olympic-class crews share two traits: they showed themselves to be on course for Rio at the recent World Championships; and they a(...)

The Irish team which is competing in the World University Championships in France this weekend.

Ireland compete at the World University Championships in Gravelines in France this weekend with a reasonable prospect of at least one medal. The ligh(...)

 Paul O’Donovan: “I threw everything into. I just wasn’t fast enough, so I can’t complain.” Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

This time the characteristic sprint finish was not enough. Paul O’Donovan just missed out on matching his bronze medal from last year at the World Und(...)

Catríona Jennings (above) and Sarah Dolan teamed up to win the double sculls at the Metropolitan Regatta.

Ireland rowers compete at a championship this weekend for the first time this season. Indeed it is a weekend of firsts as the team which takes to the (...)

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(...)

Seán Jacob broke Niall O’Brien’s 22-year-old record in the Dublin Sculling Ladder time trial last weekend. Photograph:  David Maher/Sportsfile

After a terrific summer of competition, this weekend brings rowing back into conflict with the Irish weather. Skibbereen Head of the River, set for th(...)