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(...)

Dominic Casey: looks set to become World Coach of the Year

Dominic Casey looks set to become the World Coach of the Year. There is an Ireland trial this weekend, but the Skibbereen man, who avoids awards cere(...)

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll: impressed at the Ireland trial last week. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Fresh from an outstanding 2018 season, Ireland high performance director Antonio Maurogiovanni has launched a campaign to have the Irish Championship(...)

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan  Photograph: INPHO/Detlev Seyb

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll won the battle of the men’s pairs on Sunday at the Ireland trial at the National Rowing Centre. The Skibbereen men(...)

Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan are set to compete in the Armada Cup in Bern in Switzerland.  Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The glamorous and the more workmanlike sides of rowing are on show this week. Experienced internationals and young hopefuls will convene at the Irela(...)

Cork brothers Gary and Paul O’Donovan  won gold in the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph:  Dan Istitene/Getty Images

“It’s time to celebrate but it’s also time to reflect and see what we can do better next year,” the Ireland high performance director for rowing said (...)

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(...)

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

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(...)

Paul and Gary O’Donovan: won silver medal in the lightweight double at the European Championships in Glasgow.  Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Ireland’s senior system has been firing on a number of cylinders – witness the European silver medal for Paul and Gary O’Donovan and the good form th(...)

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