Gary O'Donovan

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The Book of Kells  will go on public display again at Trinity College Dublin, on March 1st. Photograph:  Getty Images

January January 1st: European Commission deadline for Ireland’s National Energy and Climate strategy. With high per-capita greenhouse gas emissions, (...)

Sanita Puspure:  the gold medal winner at the  World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria has made the long list for the RTÉ Sports Personality of the Year award. Photographer: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Head of the Shannon carries the hopes of Irish rowers this weekend. Muckross head, also set for Saturday, has cancelled because of the weather. (...)

Darragh McElhinney won a European Under-20 bronze medal to become only the third Irish athlete in 55 years to medal in an Under-20 5,000m. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

They came from all around and lined the village long before his arrival. As sporting homecomings come and go this one may never actually be surpassed,(...)

Sylvia Plath’s appearance in Leaving Cert English paper two prompted relief in exam halls across the State.

Thousands of English students breathed a sigh of relief this afternoon when the poet Sylvia Plath appeared, as had been widely predicted, on the highe(...)

3-D printing, exoskeleton robot suits and nanotechnology feature in Leaving Cert engineering exam. Photograph: iStock

Irish world rowing champions Paul and Gary O’Donovan made a surprise appearance on a modern higher-level engineering paper that mentioned cutting-edge(...)

The Sport Ireland Institute’s High Performance Unit. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sport is about dreaming. Bertie Ahern understood that. Looking back now his dream of the “Bertie Bowl” was almost given life, but instead became a sym(...)

Single sculls world champion  Sanita Puspure will be in action at the Skibbereen regatta next week. File photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Faced with the imminent arrival of Storm Hannah, the organisers of Limerick Regatta have been pushing hard to move the event from Saturday to Sunday. (...)

Sanita Puspure picked up where she left off in Italy. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Ireland’s world champion in the single sculls, Sanita Puspure, took up where she left off at an early-season regatta in Italy. Puspure won the A Fina(...)

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(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

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