World champion Sanita Purspure is helping with rowing’s popularity

Record entries have become the norm for rowing events in Ireland. On Saturday, the Head of the Shannon at Carrick on Shannon is the biggest it has eve(...)

Eliza O’Reilly and Gill McGirr are set for a B Final at the World Junior Championships. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Two wins early in the day got Ireland off to a good start on semi-finals day at the World Junior Rowing Championships but the big prizes will evade th(...)

Eliza O’Reilly and Gill McGirr, who qualified for the semi-finals of the World Junior Championships. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Ireland’s Gill McGirr and Eliza O’Reilly doubled their country’s representation in the semi-finals of the World Junior Championships in Racice in the (...)

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(...)

The lightweight quadruple sculls team of Andrew Goff, Niall Beggan, Miles Taylor and Ryan Ballantine came through in their repechage

The World Under-23 Championships in Poznan, Poland is proving to be a useful tool in tracking the upward trajectory of Irish rowing. Just a few years (...)

Eliza O’Reilly and Gill McGirr, who won gold in the Championship Pair

Irish crews took gold, silver and bronze medals on the final day of the National Schools’ Regatta on Dorney Lake. The total haul was six medals at the(...)

Ireland’s Georgia O’Brien shows off her gold medal after winning the women’s single sculls at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Belgium.

Ireland’s great run in international rowing events continued on Saturday, with three gold medals on the first day of the Coupe de la Jeunesse, a Europ(...)

All four Ireland crews qualified for Sunday’s semi-finals at the European Junior Rowing Championships in Krefeld in Germany. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

All four Ireland crews qualified for Sunday’s semi-finals at the European Junior Rowing Championships in Krefeld in Germany. The Ireland women’s doub(...)