Lydia Heaphy

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Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan  of Ireland pose on the podium after their win in the men’s lightweight double sculls final at  the Rowing World Cup on Lake Rotsee in Lucerne. Photograph: Urs Flueeler/EPA

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy squeezed out Norway and Germany in the World Cup series to win a gold medal in the lightweight men’s double sculls (...)

Ireland’s Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan celebrate winning the Lightweight Men’s Double A Final at the European Rowing Championships in  Varese, Italy on Sunday.  Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy did it again. The Skibbereen pair completed their dominance of the lightweight men’s double sculls with an Irish go(...)

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy will continue in the lightweight men’s double in Italy. File photograph: Inpho

Two-time European champion Sanita Puspure will not be defending her women’s single sculls title at next month’s European Rowing Championships in Vares(...)

  Sanita Puspure finished second with a time of 07:35.510, behind German’s Pia Greiten, who clocked an impressive 7:33.540. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Sanita Puspure safely negotiated her opening heat at the 2020 European Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland, on Friday morning but will clearly face(...)

Sanita Puspure: will be looking to defend the title she won at last year’s European Championships in Lucerne when she competes for Ireland in Poznan this weekend. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It doesn’t seem that long since Sanita Puspure was part of the campaign to reopen elite rowing facilities in the face of decreasing cases of Covid-19.(...)

Sanita Puspure will be in action at this weekend’s European Championships in Poznan, Poland. Photograph: Inpho

This weekend senior Irish crews will be looking to continue the successes of the under-23 and junior crews who brought home six medals from their Euro(...)

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 primary aim for Ireland’s rowers this season is to qualify boats for Tokyo 2020 and the international women’s four made a big move in that directi(...)

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(...)

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