After leading Dublin to a third All-Ireland title in succession, Jim Gavin has been named the Philips Lighting Manager of the Month for September. De(...)

Sanita Puspure after finishing fourth at the World Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure is a two-time Olympian and has medals from the European Championships and World Cup regattas. She had what looked like her best ever c(...)

Paul O’Donovan is lifted into the air after winning gold in the men’s singles scull at the World Rowing Championships in Florida. Photo: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The two gold medals won by Ireland at the World Rowing Championships lifted the heart of rowing people and swept memories back to Lucerne in 2001. At (...)

Paul O’Donovan: won his semi-final yesterday to secure his place in the lightweight men’s single sculls final in Florida. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul O’Donovan and Denise Walsh won their semi-finals at the World Rowing Championships in Florida on Thursday to set up a golden hour for Irish rowi(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan on his way to winning his quarter-final at the  World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, Florida. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Ireland continued their impressive run at the World Rowing Championships in Florida on Wednesday. Defending champion Paul O’Donovan won his quarter-f(...)

 Dean Arscott of Team Sandtastic creates sand sculpture in the fan viewing area at  the  World Rowing Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Ireland’s new crew of Fionnán McQuillan-Tolan (22) and Patrick Boomer (23) found the going tough in their second race at the World Rowing Championship(...)

Irish lightweight pair Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll are through to the A Final at the World Championships in Florida after winning their heat. Photograph: Inpho

Three wins in a row is a good way to start any event. When Ireland does it at the World Rowing Championships it is a remarkable feat, even if it is in(...)

The Ireland women’s pair of Aileen Crowley and Aifric KeoghKeogh prior to their departure for the World Rowing Championships in Florida.

The Ireland rowing team left Dublin Airport on Monday enthusiastic about their upcoming campaign at the World Rowing Championships in Florida. Aifric(...)

Gary O’Donovan has been forced out of the lightweight double sculls at the upcoming World Rowing Championships in Florida due to  illness. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland’s hope of winning a medal in an Olympic-class boat at the World Rowing Championships have suffered a major blow after Gary O’Donovan was force(...)

 Denise Walsh: stroked Skibbereen/UCC to dramatic late victory over NUIG in women’s eights final in Cork Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. Photograph: Srdjan/Stevanovic

A terrific women’s eights final close to the end of two days of action provided a highlight at the giant Cork Grand League Regatta at the National Ro(...)