Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates after defending her title at the World Rowing Championships in  Ottensheim, Austria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure punched the air as she won gold for Ireland at the World Rowing Championships, adding it to the silver of the Ireland double scull of P(...)

Reigning world champion Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final at the World Championships in Linz, Austria by more than 15 seconds. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Ireland seriously boosted their chances of qualifying five boats for the Olympic Games with another fine set of performances in quarter-finals here at(...)

The primary aim for Ireland’s rowers this season is to qualify boats for Tokyo 2020 and the international women’s four made a big move in that directi(...)

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan missed out on the top two in Austria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Gary O’Donovan got his challenge back on track at the World Rowing Championships at Linz in Austria. The Skibbereen man, who had faltered in the heat (...)

Aifric Keogh has been is entered in the bow seat of a women’s four in the Ireland squad for the World Rowing Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s finalised team for the World Rowing Championships will consist of 11 crews. The strong core of the team, built around single sculler Sanita(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in the  single sculls final at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Rowers who wish to compete for Ireland in 2019 are holding off on the mince pies. They must submit ergometer (rowing machine) scores this weekend. The(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The year 2018 was brilliant – bring on the 2019 season. The All-Ireland Youth and Open Regatta is just over a week away. The event, on Saturday, Septe(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in Plovdiv. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Along with the O’Donovan brothers and the Ireland team, Sanita Puspure is set to be given a public welcome this weekend in Cork. But behind the 36-yea(...)

 Minister for Sport  Shane Ross. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

A press release from Minister for Transport and Sport Shane Ross congratulating ‘Dominant Puspure’ rather than Sanita Puspure for her women’s rowing g(...)

Denise Walsh and Aoife Casey took third in their repechage in Bulgaria on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s Denise Walsh and Aoife Casey took third in their repechage at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria - but just two lightweight doubles (...)

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