Ireland’s Aileen Crowley and Monika Dukarska celebrate after securing Olympics qualification last August. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The Ireland high performance director for rowing is determined to continue planning for the Olympic Games in July. Antonio Maurogiovanni has changed(...)

Antonio Maurogiovanni: “The athletes will continue to prepare for the final Olympic Qualification [regatta] and World Cup Three in May and for the Olympic Games in July. We are reviewing our planned training camps abroad.”

Ireland’s high performance director, Antonio Maurogiovanni, has continued to see a line through the unprecedented challenges faced by his team of Olym(...)

Sanita Puspure: qualified for the Olympics by claiming gold at the World Championships.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Ireland squad is winding down in training, all set to depart for warm-weather training camps at the end of this month. On a recent day at the Nat(...)

Aoife Casey, pictured above with Denise Walsh, helped to keep open the possibility of an Ireland women’s lightweight double going to the Olympic qualification regatta in May. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen topped the rankings at the Ireland trial on Sunday and kept open the possibility of an Ireland women’s lightweight do(...)

The next five months in the run-up to the pre-selection trial at the end of March, will decide, for the most part, who is going to Tokyo and who is not. Photograph:  Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Castleconnell Head of the River continues to grow. Saturday’s event, with an entry of 500 crews from around the country makes the claim to be the big(...)

Holly Davis: the 14-year-old Cork girl,  one of four Ireland crews to win at the Home Internationals, is a remarkable talent

Holly Davis, the 14-year-old Cork girl who won gold in the junior single sculls at the Home International Regatta last weekend – by almost 12 seconds(...)

Ireland crews will be in action at  Henley Royal Regatta. Photograph:  Harry Engels/Getty Images

Women’s crews take pride of place this weekend. Ireland’s all-female team have it all to do at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland, while Henley W(...)

The Metropolitan Regatta takes place on Saturday in Blessington

The clash of senior eights rivals UCD and Commercial should be a highlight of Metropolitan (Metro) Regatta on Saturday in Blessington. Last time out, (...)

Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

One of the most positive stories in Irish rowing has been the support provided by the Ireland Funds. Without drawing attention to itself, the philanth(...)

While Ireland rowers  have returned from Italy, the boats have been delayed

It is a mark of the growth in numbers in Irish rowing that the top quality two-day Skibbereen Regatta is not the only big event this weekend. Portadow(...)

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