Sanita Pušpure (39), who won the Women’s Single Sculls World Championship in Plovdiv in Bulgaria in 2018 and successfully defended her title in Ottensheim in Austria in 2019, has admitted she was surprised to be chosen as Cork Person of the Year for 2020.

Double World and European Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure has been given a timely boost as she prepares for the delayed Olympics in Tokyo by being chos(...)

Two more boats are set to be added in the women’s four: China and Ireland finished ninth and 10th in the 2019 World Championships in Linz-Ottensheim.  a competition where eight boats qualified. Photograph: Getty Images

Through the storm of controversy about the date for the Olympic Games, a flicker of light is visible for Irish rowers. Should the Games go ahead in Ju(...)

Carrick-on-Shannon rowing club has been flooded due to the continuing poor weather in Co Leitrim.  Photograph: Liam Gorman

Rowing has been fighting off the dual threats of awful weather and the threat of the Covid-19 virus. However, some very interesting results are emer(...)

Sanita Puspure in action at the Ireland trials in Cork. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Choppy water and a changeable wind did not dull the sparkle of Paul O’Donovan and Sanita Puspure at the Ireland trials at the National Rowing Centre i(...)

Dublin’s  Head of the river on Saturday will be run over a slightly shorter-than-usual course of about a mile and a half from O’Connell Bridge to the Trinity weir. Photograph:  Tom Honan

It might tempt fate to say so, but Irish rowers have had some good weather over the last few months as they settled into training programmes for the (...)

The Ireland women’s team for the Coupe de la Jeunesse, which will be held at the NRC in Cork from Friday to Sunday.

Ireland’s rowers will hope to extend a fine run in international competitions this week. Fourteen rowers compete in the World Under-23 Championships(...)

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll  at the Ireland trial on Friday at the National Rowing Centre in Cork

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan, world champions in the lightweight pair but now campaigning as heavyweights, survived a real test at the Ireland (...)

Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan. The pair would like to compete at all three World Cups

The president of Rowing Ireland, Eamonn Colclough, stands on the bank of Lough Rinn in the lashing rain, and predicts that Saturday’s big Lough Rynn r(...)

Michelle Carpenter: “I want to develop clubs. Clubs are struggling. Volunteers are working themselves to the bone.”

Michelle Carpenter has been chosen as the chief executive of Rowing Ireland. “I am honoured to be given this role in a sport I have been involved wi(...)

Olympic medallists Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan were set to compete at the Skibbereen Regatta. Photograph: Inpho

Skibbereen Regatta has been cancelled. The two-day event, which was to be the biggest ever Irish regatta outside the Irish Championships, fell because(...)

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