Denise Walsh

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Sanita Puspure sweeps into the Championships on a wave of good will and will be seeking a medal. Photograph: Inpho

The World Rowing Championships, which start in blazing-hot Plovdiv in Bulgaria on Sunday, will answer two big questions: can Sanita Puspure get the me(...)

Gary and Paul O’Donovan with their European Championships silver medals. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

If you wanted a measure of the popularity of Paul and Gary O’Donovan, the scenes at the end of their final at the European Championships were perfect.(...)

Ireland’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan finished fifth on Friday. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll have followed a pattern during their rise through the pairs rankings: break through a barrier, then consolidate th(...)

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan at the end of their pairs repechage during the European Rowing Championships in Glasgow. Photo: Inpho

They’re doing it their way. Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll were one of the rowing stories of 2017. They won everything there was to be won in a l(...)

Commercial  on their way to winning the senior eights championship at the National Rowing Centre, from UCD, NUIG/Queen’s and Trinity. Rowers from these crews represent Ireland at the Home International Regatta at the same venue on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Sanita Puspure has decided not to compete at the European Championships. The Ireland single sculler has registered superb results this season, takin(...)

World lightweight champion Paul O’Donovan on his way to winning the single sculls at Cork Regatta on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan showed all their class to take first and second place in the single sculls, but there was a surprise defeat for Mark(...)

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(...)

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(...)

The forecast of strong winds from the southeast has cast some doubts over this weekend’s action and a final decision will be made on Friday

New Ireland heavyweight coach David McKenzie McGowan says he likes to take time to learn about athletes, but he has been moving fast. Immediately aft(...)

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