Coastal rowing is a very popular sport in pockets around Ireland. Photograph:  Irish Coastal Rowing

Thousands of rowers will compete in national coastal rowing championships this weekend at two separate events. The new Irish Coastal Rowing Champion(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan in action at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Photograph: Inpho

Paul and Gary O’Donovan take to the water in Lucerne in Switzerland this weekend as World Cup leaders. If they win in this final regatta of the series(...)

Large crowds are expected to attend the funeral of Limerick rower Ailish Sheehan on Saturday afternoon.

The family of world university rowing bronze medallist, Ailish Sheehan, have paid tribute to the “ultimate warrior” at her funeral mass in Kildimo, Co(...)

Rower Ailish Sheehan. A GoFundMe page set up to help Ms Sheehan’s family  following her tragic death in Poland has raised nearly €9,000.

A GoFundMe page set up to help the family of Limerick rower Ailish Sheehan (23), who died last Friday from injuries sustained in a fall, has raised ne(...)

 Ailish Sheehan, who has died after a fall in Poland, was studying for her masters degree in Design and Environment at the University of London, and rowed for the college.

Limerick rower Ailish Sheehan (23), who was injured in a fall in the hours after competing at the World University Championships in Poland, has died. (...)

Ailish Sheehan, (23), is from Kildimo, west of Limerick city.

DAVID RALEIGH An Irish rower has sustained serious head injuries in a freak fall, hours after winning a bronze medal at the FISU World University Ro(...)

Ireland’s Sinead Jennings

If you build it – they will come. Ireland’s high performance director Morten Espersen set the first Ireland trial of the 2014 season for this weekend(...)

LisaDilleen, right,  who helped Ireland four into the final at the e World Under-23 championships at Linz in Austria.

For the last three years Lisa Dilleen, one of Ireland best young rowers, has competed at the World Under-23 Championships. Her record of ninth, 10th a(...)