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(...)

Dominic Casey: looks set to become World Coach of the Year

Dominic Casey looks set to become the World Coach of the Year. There is an Ireland trial this weekend, but the Skibbereen man, who avoids awards cere(...)

Ireland’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan will go off first in the men’s Championship Doubles at the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston on Saturday. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Internationals and club crews from Ireland will compete in numbers at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston this weekend. It is a big event run o(...)

Moira Aston: she will  take up her new  post in December

Canoeing Ireland has chosen Moira Aston to be its new chief executive. The Co Meath woman will leave her job as director of operations for Athletics I(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The year 2018 was brilliant – bring on the 2019 season. The All-Ireland Youth and Open Regatta is just over a week away. The event, on Saturday, Septe(...)

Coastal rowing is a very popular sport in pockets around Ireland. Photograph:  Irish Coastal Rowing

Thousands of rowers will compete in national coastal rowing championships this weekend at two separate events. The new Irish Coastal Rowing Champion(...)

It is an ill wind that does not blow some good. Ireland internationals who might have been competing at the World Cup in Austria this weekend will ins(...)

Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan. The pair would like to compete at all three World Cups

The president of Rowing Ireland, Eamonn Colclough, stands on the bank of Lough Rinn in the lashing rain, and predicts that Saturday’s big Lough Rynn r(...)

Michelle Carpenter: “I want to develop clubs. Clubs are struggling. Volunteers are working themselves to the bone.”

Michelle Carpenter has been chosen as the chief executive of Rowing Ireland. “I am honoured to be given this role in a sport I have been involved wi(...)

 Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll: they  won a World Championship gold in Sarasota,  Florida, six weeks ago. Photograph:  EPA

Florida, Boston, Áras an Uachtaráin and the heart of London. Rowing may not quite be in the league of motor racing and private jets, but some of the t(...)

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