Sanita Puspure after finishing fourth at the World Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure is a two-time Olympian and has medals from the European Championships and World Cup regattas. She had what looked like her best ever c(...)

Monika Dukarska: The single sculler will be the  standout rower at the Kerry Head of the River. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The changes keep coming in Irish rowing. The new honorary secretary of Rowing Ireland will be Breda Leader, a club rower who has a background in admin(...)

 Paul O’Donovan celebrates winning gold at the World Lightweight Single Sculls final in Rotterdam on Saturday. Photograph: Herman Dingler/Inpho

It was his last hurrah. Paul O’Donovan is 22, but he is already putting away one of his loves and moving forward with a bigger project. The Olympic b(...)

Ireland’s lightweight women’s double of Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan

Ireland have an excellent chance of taking a medal or medals at the European Championships in Brandenburg in Germany this weekend. Paul and Gary O’(...)

 Holly Nixon of Portora beat Commercial’s Eimear Lambe in the women’s club one single sculls at the Neptune Regatta. Photograph: Getty Images

The high performance director of Rowing Ireland, Morten Espersen, told its agm yesterday that he expected the women’s side wou(...)

The new shape of Irish rowing was on show at a well-run Neptune head of the river at Blessington Lakes on Saturday. Ireland lead coach Don McLachlan w(...)

Sanita Puspure: Ireland’s only women’s rowing success at London Olympics.  Photograph: Inpho

There certainly is a very different feel to the international system in Ireland under high performance director Morten Esperse(...)