Paul O Donovan

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 Republic of Ireland midfielder James McClean won the main award at the RTÉ Sport Awards on Saturday night. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

You kind of had this vision of the lady on the switchboard at RTE heaving the largest sigh of relief when ‘Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment’ conclud(...)

 Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll celebrate victory in the lightweight pairs at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, Florida. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

They were one of the sports stories of the year. Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll came from fourth in the world in 2016 to winning three World Cup (...)

Kilmacabea Rowing Club’s girls U-12 crew taking part in the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships in Wexford. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan,

There is promising action on the water in Cork and Leitrim this weekend – and some drama off it. The announcement that there is to be a new Irish C(...)

The O’Donovan brothers are set for a spell competing and training in New Zealand and Australia. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Inpho

Paul O’Donovan loves competition. On Saturday the Skibbereen man outpaced the best the country could offer at the Ireland trial, and then confirmed th(...)

 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(...)

Ireland’s Claire Lambe and Sinéad Lynch. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The 2017 season ended with a pleasing set of results for Ireland competitors. At the Head of the Charles boat club in Boston, Sanita Puspure helped po(...)

The Head of the Charles Regatta  in Boston, Massachusetts:    Paul   and Gary O’Donovan came very close to winning the Championship Doubles at the event. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty

Ireland’s top rowers had a very successful run at the enormous Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston. Sanita Puspure was part of the Great8 of top wom(...)

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 (...)

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