Liam Glynn

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Finn Lynch became the first Irish man to make a Laser medal race at the World Sailing Cup in Miami this month. Photograph: Pedro Martinez

With a month to go to the first major Olympic class regatta of the European season, three Irish 49ers, three Lasers and two Finns will seek to make th(...)

Colm Barrington: “It’s great to see all the young people coming through and competing at international events on the continent and around the world.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

After 12 years in the role, Colm Barrington has formally stepped down as chairman of Irish Sailing’s Olympic Steering Group (OSG). Previously known f(...)

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 (...)

 Conor Phelan’s Jump Juice  at the Irish Cruiser Racing Association National Championships 2017 in Crosshaven, Co Cork. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

As the first of two Irish Sailing All-Ireland Sailing Championships gets under way this weekend, the senior event at Lough Ree Yacht Club will have a (...)

 Sean Craig from Dublin Bay is one of the host club entries in next week’s Laser Master World Championships on Dublin Bay. Photo: David O’Brien

After securing third overall at the Laser National Championships a fortnight ago on Lough Derg, Dubliner Mark Lyttle (55) returns to home waters to le(...)

David Cullen’s Checkmate XV from Howth YC prevailed in the testing  Half Ton Classics Cup at  Niewpoort in Belgium. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

The main sailing season is drawing towards its end with a slew of results from at home and abroad this week including some notable results by Irish y(...)

Oisin McClelland (Donaghadee Sailing Club) competing in the Finn class at the Hempel Sailing World Championships  at Aarhus, Denmark.Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Although racing in the Hempel Sailing World Championships has now started, the sheer scale of the task facing the 14 Irish sailors seeking qualificat(...)

Negative views about a career in general practice are creating a “huge problem” in the UK, a conference in Galway will be told. Photograph: iStock

Improving the image of GPs and getting more working-class students to study medicine are the solutions to the growing shortage of doctors, a conferenc(...)

You try to practise good, scientific-based medicine, with good evidence for everything, and give your best

It was a bitter-sweet week in my office. We were sad because Gaia, our resident medical student for the past 18 weeks, had completed her attachment in(...)

Laser Radial dinghies return to Dún Laoghaire harbour at the KBC World Championships. Photograph: David O’Brien

Ireland's next generation of Olympic sailors are putting in a strong performance at the top of the KBC Laser Radial World Championships as the regatt(...)

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