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The Skibbereen Head of the River, set for the National Rowing Centre on Saturday, has fallen victim to a forecast of high winds. The gusts could reac(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure after winning gold in  the  single skulls at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic

When the gold was won and she was back on land, Sanita Puspure rushed to her families. The embrace of children Patrick and Dani and husband Kaspars. A(...)

The O’Donovan brothers took gold in Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

This really meant something. Gary O’Donovan punched the air as Ireland won gold in the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates finishing first in her semi-final at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sixty-three national flags line the sparkling finishing stretch at the rowing course here at Plovdiv in Bulgaria. Countries from Benin to Belgium hove(...)

As an overcast morning gave way to warm sunshine, Ireland had another outstanding day at the World Rowing Championships here in Plovdiv. Emily Hegart(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan finish first in the men’s lightweight double sculls heat 5  at the  World  Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph:  Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul and Gary O’Donovan produced a classy performance to win their heat and qualify for the quarter-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the Wor(...)

Sanita Puspure sweeps into the Championships on a wave of good will and will be seeking a medal. Photograph: Inpho

The World Rowing Championships, which start in blazing-hot Plovdiv in Bulgaria on Sunday, will answer two big questions: can Sanita Puspure get the me(...)

Commercial  on their way to winning the senior eights championship at the National Rowing Centre, from UCD, NUIG/Queen’s and Trinity. Rowers from these crews represent Ireland at the Home International Regatta at the same venue on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Sanita Puspure has decided not to compete at the European Championships. The Ireland single sculler has registered superb results this season, takin(...)

Denise Walsh and Margaret Cremen: they will form a  lightweight double at the   World Cup Regatta in Belgrade

Ireland will send four women’s crews and two men’s crews to the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade (June 1st-3rd). All six are in Olympic-class events. S(...)

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