Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll: impressed at the Ireland trial last week. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Fresh from an outstanding 2018 season, Ireland high performance director Antonio Maurogiovanni has launched a campaign to have the Irish Championship(...)

Antonio Maurogiovanni, who has very firm beliefs about his style of coaching, has run up against opposition from athletes in the high performance system

Neville Maxwell, the chairman of the High Performance Committee of Rowing Ireland, has defended the committee’s choice of Antonio Maurogiovanni as hi(...)

Rowing underway wintery  sunlight on the River Liffey. Photograph: Alan Betson

Rowing Ireland have just submitted an ambitious plan to Sport Ireland which would involve two more coaches coming on board in 2017, in addition to a (...)

Sanita Puspure is consoled by physiotherapist Sarah Jane McDonnell after finishing fourth. James Crombie/INPHO

On reflection, Bill Murray’s suggestion last month was the best ever. “Every Olympic event should include one average person competing for reference,(...)

Ireland’s lightweight women’s double of Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan

Ireland have an excellent chance of taking a medal or medals at the European Championships in Brandenburg in Germany this weekend. Paul and Gary O’(...)

Mike Heskin:  served as chief executive of Hockey Ireland for three years. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The board of Rowing Ireland meets this weekend, with an interesting agenda and new personnel. Morten Espersen, the high-performance director, will spe(...)