Matt Mcgovern

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Triple ICRA Class one champion skipper John Maybury at the wheel of his J109 yacht Joker II on Dublin Bay. The Royal Irish Yacht Club helmsman is among 28 in the running for the Irish Sailor of the Year award tonight at the RDS in Dublin. Photo: David O’Brien

Offshore sailing exploits are expected to feature strongly on Friday night in Dublin at the presentation of the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards where 28 s(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern competing in the  Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

As summer beckons following a spell of fine weather in Ireland, dozens of venues around the country will soon start junior sailing programmes catering(...)

Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy acknowledges large crowds who turned out to see her at the People’s Park in Dún Laoghaire this evening. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Led by the RNLI Dún Laoghaire lifeboat Anna Livia and accompanied by a flotilla of some 25 yachts and ribs crossing the town’s harbour, Ireland’s silv(...)

Annalise Murphy in action during Saturday’s Laser Radial races  on  Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph:  Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The stage is set for Monday’s medal race final in the Women’s Single-handed event where Annalise Murphy goes into action in third overall and assured (...)

Ireland’s Claire Lambe and Sinead Lynch are going for gold in Rio.

12.52pm - Golf After a round of level par 71 yesterday, Seamus Power kicks off the Irish action today alongside SSP Chawrasia and Lin Weng-tang. Ju(...)

Martyn Irvine in Road to Rio

There’s a fascinating moment, among quite a few, in the first episode of RTÉ’s four-part documentary Road to Rio (Sunday to Wednesday, RTÉ2), in whic(...)

A total of eight Irish titles will be decided by the expected 80-boat fleet competing at the ICRA National Championships 2016 at Howth Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

Light airs look set to dominate at least the opening day of the annual Irish Cruiser Racing Association annual championships at Howth Yacht Club. The(...)

The first ISORA coastal race of 2016 was won by J/109 Ruth (Liam Shanahan). Photograph: David O’Brien.

The only Irish berth undecided for Rio will be finalised next week at the Laser World Championships while at youth level Ireland continue to perform (...)

Providence Team Ireland’s Matt McGovern and Ryan Seaton competing in the 49er skiff in Palma. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

In a late evening twist on the final day of fleet racing at the Palma Olympic classes regatta, Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern (pictured above(...)

Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey (foreground) have a six-nation fight for Olympic selection in the 49erfx class next month in Spain. Photo: Brian Carlin.

An Irish berth at the Rio Olympics hangs in the balance following the announcement of an unexpected African entry in the women’s International 49erfx(...)

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