Single sculler Emma Twigg who was honoured at the 2014 World Rowing Awards which were presented at the recent Fisa World Coaches Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Ireland performance director Morten Espersen honoured by Danish Sports Federation

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.

Wind on Blessington Lakes set to drop off for Head of the River

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

Former world champion aiming to compete in 2016 Olympic Games

 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

Top rowers bound for Cork but format restricted due to one day

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

Entries up for Saturday’s earlier edition of the Liffey Descent

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

Success of Sanita Puspure raises question of men’s boats for 2016

 Team Ireland’s Robert Hendrick would have had to finish in the top 30 at Deep Creek to qualify for the semi-finals. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy / Sportsfile

Sam Curtis, and Patrick Hynes fail to progress from heats of K1

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

New course at Lough Rinn to be officially opened on October 3rd

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

Irish rower lays down marker for 2016 Olympics

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