Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Campaigning towards Tokyo 2020 steps up a gear this week as the single-handed men and women of the Laser class hold their European Championships in Po(...)

 Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern (who has since retired) competing in the  Men’s 49er class at  the Marina da Gloria at the Rio Olympics in  Brazil. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The largest ever Irish skiff squad to compete in a major championship has assembled at Weymouth this week as the summer season for Olympic classes hea(...)

Annalise Murphy at the launch of the new Irish Sailing Performance HQ, in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With the new Irish Sailing Performance HQ up and running in Dún Laoghaire, competition attention will be to the fore next week when the annual Princes(...)

 Peamount United got the better of Wexford Youths when the sides met in the League Cup final in September. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Women’s FAI Cup final Wexford Youths v Peamount United Aviva Stadium, Sunday, 12.05pm, Live on RTE2 Wexford Youths are without Ireland international(...)

49er skiff helm Robert Dickson from Howth Yacht Club with crew Seán Waddilove from Skerries Sailing Club at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus in August. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After a busy summer season for Ireland’s Olympic sailing hopefuls, strong results tinged with financial reality have resulted in a rollercoaster ride (...)

Tokyo Laser campaigner Finn Lynch will benefit from a new dedicated performance headquarters for Irish Sailing at Dún Laoghaire Harbour. Photograph: Richard Langdon/World Sailing

Irish Sailing has revealed plans for a new Olympic team base in the home port of Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy. In a week of major announce(...)

Annalise Murphy on board Turn the Tide on Plastic. “I’m determined to complete the Volvo Ocean Race commitment before deciding the best route”

Following this week’s news that Annalise Murphy will not contest this year’s Sailing World Championships in the Laser Radial class, the Olympic Silver(...)

Peter Fagan (right) of Skerries Sailing Club tacks ahead of Jamie McMahon of Howth Yacht Club in the boys’ Laser Radial class at the Volvo Youth Sailing National Championships 2018. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Strong winds swept Howth Yacht Club’s Jamie McMahon into an early lead in Thursday’s first races of the boys’ Laser Radial class at the Volvo Youth Na(...)

Ballybunion’s hero Brian Slattery and team-mates (from left) Philip Byrne, Ronan Cross, Frank Geary and Adrian Walsh after their victory in the final of the AIG Junior Cup at Carton House.  hotograph:  Pat Cashman

Facial expressions drawn in a rictus of anxiety, caught in no man’s land between grimace and grin. Divots that would dress a small child fly in all di(...)

Olympic medalist Annalise Murphy competing on her foiling Moth class dinghy at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With the next Olympic Games in Japan still three years away, Ireland’s Annalise Murphy is being trialled as a crew-member in the forthcoming Volvo Oc(...)

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