Gary O'Donovan

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Antonio Maurogiovanni, who has very firm beliefs about his style of coaching, has run up against opposition from athletes in the high performance system

Neville Maxwell, the chairman of the High Performance Committee of Rowing Ireland, has defended the committee’s choice of Antonio Maurogiovanni as hi(...)

 Sanita Puspure:  has an   upcoming disciplinary hearing. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland high-performance director Antonio Maurogiovanni has confirmed that the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships is a mandatory part of his programme.(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure:  she faces disciplinary proceedings because of her tweet in which she expressed her disappointment at the removal of her coach Sean Casey. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland Olympian Sanita Puspure faces disciplinary proceedings because of her tweet in which she expressed her disappointment at the removal of her co(...)

 Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll celebrate victory in the lightweight pairs at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, Florida. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

They were one of the sports stories of the year. Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll came from fourth in the world in 2016 to winning three World Cup (...)

Denise Walsh at World Rowing Championships in Florida after winning the semi-final this year. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Denise Walsh is a little cautious when we meet. The Cork rower is in Dublin having been announced as one of eight athletes to be awarded an IOC Olympi(...)

Bob Geldof has said Brexit can still be stopped. File photograph: David Crosling/EPA

Bob Geldof has accused the English of “knifing themselves in the guts” over Brexit and says it can still be stopped. Geldof was one of the most prom(...)

Antonio Maurogiovanni: “I want to have everyone on more or less the same page.”

The new Ireland high-performance director is unlike his predecessors. The striking difference is his attitude to coach and athlete education; Antonio (...)

The club  has long since entered Dublin night time folklore and has amassed the massive cash pile over the years as a result of its enduring popularity. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin night-club Copper Face Jacks has seen accumulated profits rise to €72 million in 2016. The company that operates Copper Face Jacks on Dublin’(...)

Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan: the two set the same time for 6km as a heavyweight four created from Shandon and St Michael’s rowers

The lightweight double scull of Paul and Gary O’Donovan was the joint fastest crew on the second day of the Ireland Trial at the National Rowing Centr(...)

President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins meet rowers Gary O’Donovan (L) and Paul O’Donovan (R). Photograph: The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins praised the “authenticity of commitment” of Olympic rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan at a reception for them and the Skibber(...)

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