Paul and Gary O’Donovan pictured at  Skibbereen Rowing Club in west Cork. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“We thought, ‘God Almighty, we went away there for one rowing session, now the whole thing is gone’,” says Gary, recalling the moment he heard the Oly(...)

Carrick-on-Shannon rowing club has been flooded due to the continuing poor weather in Co Leitrim.  Photograph: Liam Gorman

Rowing has been fighting off the dual threats of awful weather and the threat of the Covid-19 virus. However, some very interesting results are emer(...)

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy won lightweight double gold during August at the World Rowing Championships in  Ottensheim, Austria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The first event of the season, the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships, has an entry packed with Olympic hopefuls. Some could also represent Ireland at(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates after defending her title at the World Rowing Championships in  Ottensheim, Austria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure punched the air as she won gold for Ireland at the World Rowing Championships, adding it to the silver of the Ireland double scull of P(...)

Reigning world champion Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final at the World Championships in Linz, Austria by more than 15 seconds. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Ireland seriously boosted their chances of qualifying five boats for the Olympic Games with another fine set of performances in quarter-finals here at(...)

Aifric Keogh has been is entered in the bow seat of a women’s four in the Ireland squad for the World Rowing Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s finalised team for the World Rowing Championships will consist of 11 crews. The strong core of the team, built around single sculler Sanita(...)

Paul O’Donovan picked up a silver medal in Rotterdam. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Ireland won two silver medals at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam on Sunday – the second after an extraordinary race by Paul O’Donovan and Fintan Mc(...)

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy  cross the line to win the Ireland trial. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Rowing might be unique in Irish sport in having two teams that are reigning world champions. And on Friday Ireland go into the final World Cup in Rott(...)

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