Ronan Byrne

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Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates finishing first in her semi-final at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sixty-three national flags line the sparkling finishing stretch at the rowing course here at Plovdiv in Bulgaria. Countries from Benin to Belgium hove(...)

As an overcast morning gave way to warm sunshine, Ireland had another outstanding day at the World Rowing Championships here in Plovdiv. Emily Hegart(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan finish first in the men’s lightweight double sculls heat 5  at the  World  Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph:  Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul and Gary O’Donovan produced a classy performance to win their heat and qualify for the quarter-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the Wor(...)

David O’Malley (centre left) and Shane Mulvaney (centre right) celebrate gold in the lightweight men’s pair at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Poznan. Photograph: FISA Igor Meijer

“It’s some feeling,” said David O’Malley, as he reflected on the gold-medal win for the Ireland lightweight pair at the World Under-23 Championships. (...)

The Ireland lightweight quadruple lost a battle with the United States for the one A Final place on offer in their heat.

David O’Malley and Shane Mulvaney gave Ireland a cracking start to the world under-23 rowing championships in Poznan, Poland – the first of three crew(...)

World lightweight champion Paul O’Donovan on his way to winning the single sculls at Cork Regatta on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan showed all their class to take first and second place in the single sculls, but there was a surprise defeat for Mark(...)

Denise Walsh and Margaret Cremen: they will form a  lightweight double at the   World Cup Regatta in Belgrade

Ireland will send four women’s crews and two men’s crews to the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade (June 1st-3rd). All six are in Olympic-class events. S(...)

A  head of cauliflower rubbed in a red spicy sauce  in a cast-iron pan ready to be roasted

To me eating less meat each week is an obligation as opposed to a trend, although it’s nice to see recent trends of a new type of veganism and vegetar(...)

Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic in action against Eoin McCormack of Galway United during the FAI Cup second round game at Richmond Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cabinteely 0 Bluebell United 1 Non-league Bluebell United are into the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup after shocking First Division Cabinteely at Stra(...)

Ireland’s lightweight pair have already qualified for their A Final on Saturday, and the lightweight double could make it three A Finals from three if they make it through their semi-final on Saturday.

Ireland qualified for the A Final of the lightweight quadruple sculls at the World Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv in a hot race – in every sense. (...)

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