Ireland’s lightweight pair have already qualified for their A Final on Saturday, and the lightweight double could make it three A Finals from three if they make it through their semi-final on Saturday.

Ireland qualified for the A Final of the lightweight quadruple sculls at the World Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv in a hot race – in every sense. (...)

Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Commercial’s senior four cruised into Friday’s quarter-finals at Henley Royal Regatta, but Clonmel’s junior quadruple were beaten in one of the races (...)

Finesse produces products for woundcare and skin treatment, including skin barrier films and protection creams, and silicone and polyurethane foam wound dressings. Photograph: Kham/Reuters

Longford-based manufacturing company Finesse Medical has been acquired by the New York-listed Avery Dennison Corporation in a multimillion-euro deal. (...)

The Get Going Get Rowing programme, which brings schoolgirls into rowing, has introduced about  8,000 individuals to the sport already this year. Photo:  Christopher Lee/Getty Images

If you could wind time back a decade, you would find rowing supporters asking what was a familiar question: why are there so few Irish schools which (...)

Sanita Puspure: her ergometer tests this week produced  an outstanding personal best of 6:35.9. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A new president of Rowing Ireland will be elected at the organisation’s agm on Sunday, but such is the volume of activity this weekend that the battle(...)

Paul O’Donovan had 14 seconds to spare over his brother Gary at the Ireland trials in Cork on Saturday. Photograph:   Herman Dingler/Inpho

The Ireland trial at the National Rowing Centre in Cork gave Rio Olympians the opportunity to demonstrate that they have wintered well, while Daire Ly(...)

Old Collegians/guests crew at Islandbridge: James Kelly, Enda Bracken, JB Kelly, Prince Albert, Don Redmond (cox), Sean Drea, Susan Kelly, Ronan Mollumby, Nicholas Kelly, James Murnane.

The firm message from the Irish Indoor Championships is that there is plenty of talent beyond the Olympic silver medallists, Gary and Paul O’Donovan.(...)

Brothers Gary (bow) and Paul O’Donovan winning an Olympic medal was the highlight of Irish rowing in 2016. Photograph: Getty Images.

The team of the year are rowers, the videos have gone viral and pull like a dog is the catchphrase of the day. Rowing in Ireland is coming to the end(...)

Gary O’Donovan: finished  third in the lightweight rankings and fourth overall at the Ireland Assessment in Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll, fourth in the world in the lightweight pair, filled the top two spots in the single sculls at the Ireland Assess(...)

There is a good entry for the two heads of the river this Saturday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

It may be the final month of the year, but there is a good entry for the two heads of the river this Saturday. The Muckross head will draw some accomp(...)