Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne at the Ireland Trial on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

The big men struck back at the Ireland trial on Saturday at the National Rowing Centre. In the first of two scheduled sessions, Fionnan Crowley of Cas(...)

An Olympic angle for coastal rowing might have seemed a very long shot, but recent developments have changed all that. Photograph: Getty Images

Coastal rowing has been on the margins of the sport, but it is popular - and might just be in the frame to become an Olympic discipline. This weekend(...)

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(...)

Sanita Puspure secured her place in Ireland side at the trial at the National Rowing Centre. Photograph: Inpho

The Ireland team for the first World Cup in Belgrade is set to be announced on Tuesday. The lightweight double of Paul and Gary O’Donovan and single s(...)

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 (...)

Last year Ireland took two medals at the World Under-23 Championships, but Sport Ireland has cut the expected funding for the athletes

The Ireland trial at the National Rowing Centre showcased some crews which look set to bring the country glory on the world stage this year. Funding c(...)

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 (...)

Andy Harrington and Jack Casey will compete for Ireland in the men’s double scull quarter-final today at the World Junior Championships at Trakai in Lithuania.

Ireland’s Hilary Shinnick and Bridget Jacques, who are off on scholarships to US colleges this year, bounced back at the World Junior Championships in(...)

Milani Laura and Elisabetta Scancassani of Italy celebrate winning the the final A in the lightweight women’s double scull at the World Rowing Cup III on Lucerne Rotses last month. Photo: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)

Two Ireland teams this week pick up the baton handed over by the Ireland U-23 team. The Ireland women’s eight race tonight in Lucerne in Switzerland i(...)

Former world champion Sinead Jennings will compete against her sister Catríona tomorrow. Photograph:  Hamish Blair/Getty Images

The wait is over. Over a thousand Irish rowers will discover in the next three days whether all the training and racing through the terrible winter an(...)