Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan: got their first Henley campaign off to a winning start. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Three wins in quick succession set up a promising weekend for Ireland at Henley Royal Regatta. The most remarkable performance came in the Thames Cu(...)

Spectators gather to watch the rowing during day one of the 2018 Henley Royal Regatta alongside the river Thames. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan made a winning debut at Henley Royal Regatta. The Skibbereen double looked right at home on the famed two-lane river(...)

Spectators gather to watch the rowing during day one of the 2018 Henley Royal Regatta alongside the River Thames. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A wonderful first day for Irish crews at Henley Royal Regatta culminated with a thrilling win for NUIG. The coxed four gutted it out after trailing in(...)

Last weekend extended the unbroken sequence of successes for Ireland crews with two medals claimed at the World U-23 Championships. Photograph: Getty Images

Two medals at the World U-23 Championships last weekend extended the unbroken sequence of successes for Ireland crews at big international regattas. (...)

 The five-day Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames is now in its 178th year.  Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

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 (...)

Three Irish crews go into action in the Henley Regatta over the next two days.  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The opening day of Henley Royal Regatta brought no joy for Ireland. The two top eights in the country were drawn against tough competition and both ex(...)

Henley Royal Regatta: Portora Royal School were beaten by one of the best American schoolboy crews, Gonzaga College. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Two gutsy performances but two defeats: this summed up the second day at Henley Royal Regatta for Irish crews. There was particular encouragement, h(...)

Crews train ahead of racing on the first day of last year’s Henley Royal Regatta at Henley-on-Thames, England. Photograph: Getty Images.

Three Irish crews must fight to make it to the main draw at Henley Royal Regatta. The young coxed four from University College, Cork, compete in the (...)