Gary O Donovan

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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(...)

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(...)

Sanita Puspure displays the gold medal she won at the World Championships. She is now favourite to win Olympic gold in Tokyo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“I actually didn’t have any injuries,” says Sanita Puspure. The rims of her eyes reddening, a second World Championship gold medal is thrown on the ta(...)

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 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(...)

The O’Donovan brothers, Paul and Gary, have competed together in this boat, once both were available, since 2015. Phootgraph: Inpho

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy will form a new lightweight double for the final World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam from July 12th to 14th. The O’Donov(...)

Ireland crews will be in action at  Henley Royal Regatta. Photograph:  Harry Engels/Getty Images

Women’s crews take pride of place this weekend. Ireland’s all-female team have it all to do at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland, while Henley W(...)

Sanita Puspure is into the finals in Switzerland. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Two Ireland crews qualified for A Finals at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne, Switzerland, on Saturday. Sanita Puspure took second in her(...)

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