Gary O'Donovan

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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(...)

 Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal. Photograph: Inpho/Detlev Seyb

World Rowing Championships: September 16th - Plovdiv, Bulgaria They were desperate hugs. Sanita Puspure, the new world champion single sculler, came (...)

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(...)

Limerick players celebrate their All-Ireland hurling final victory at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Gaelic games has taken over from soccer as Ireland’s favourite sport according to the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index 2018, a 1,000-strong survey of(...)

Dominic Casey has been named World Rowing Coach of the Year.

Dominic Casey has been chosen as the Coach of the Year at the World Rowing Awards. At a gala event in Berlin, the Ireland lightweight coach was presen(...)

Sanita Puspure has been nominated for the Women’s Crew of the Year award. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Ireland nominees have been named as finalists in three categories in the prestigious World Rowing Awards. This is a record number for Ireland at the e(...)

Cork brothers Gary and Paul O’Donovan  won gold in the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph:  Dan Istitene/Getty Images

“It’s time to celebrate but it’s also time to reflect and see what we can do better next year,” the Ireland high performance director for rowing said (...)

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