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(...)

The St Michael’s Head of the River rowing event was cancelled due to bad weather

Sixty-five people with specific jobs to do, months of planning, a big commitment of funds and a promise of a great day out all went west when the wea(...)

Ireland’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan: they finished 16th in the pair (fourth in the C Final) at last year’s World Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Every year a stream of young Irish people are offered places at the world’s top universities – because they row well. Coaches from Princeton and Brown(...)

Those who argue for the Irish Championships moving from July to September say it offers the prospect of internationals competing and showcasing the sport

British Rowing has announced that its senior championships will revert to summer, having been held in October. It will provoke more debate in this cou(...)

Sanita Puspure: World gold medalist produced a new Iris record at the Irish Indoor Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The Dambuster head of the river scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled because of a forecast of high winds. Yet last weekend’s Irish Indoor Cham(...)

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(...)

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