Ronan Byrne

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Paul O’Donovan picked up a silver medal in Rotterdam. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Ireland won two silver medals at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam on Sunday – the second after an extraordinary race by Paul O’Donovan and Fintan Mc(...)

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(...)

The O’Donovan brothers, Paul and Gary, have competed together in this boat, once both were available, since 2015. Phootgraph: Inpho

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy will form a new lightweight double for the final World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam from July 12th to 14th. The O’Donov(...)

Sanita Puspure took European Championships gold in Switzerland. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

There was just under a second in it at the end, but Sanita Puspure stamped her authority on the European Championships in Lucerne. The world champion (...)

Sanita Puspure is into the finals in Switzerland. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Two Ireland crews qualified for A Finals at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne, Switzerland, on Saturday. Sanita Puspure took second in her(...)

Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

One of the most positive stories in Irish rowing has been the support provided by the Ireland Funds. Without drawing attention to itself, the philanth(...)

While Ireland rowers  have returned from Italy, the boats have been delayed

It is a mark of the growth in numbers in Irish rowing that the top quality two-day Skibbereen Regatta is not the only big event this weekend. Portadow(...)

 Sanita Puspure won gold at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja in Piediluco, Italy on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was a weekend of contrasts for Irish rowing. The international team had a good outing in an early season regatta in Italy, but the hundreds of rowe(...)

Sanita Puspure picked up where she left off in Italy. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Ireland’s world champion in the single sculls, Sanita Puspure, took up where she left off at an early-season regatta in Italy. Puspure won the A Fina(...)

Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne at the Ireland Trial on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

The big men struck back at the Ireland trial on Saturday at the National Rowing Centre. In the first of two scheduled sessions, Fionnan Crowley of Cas(...)

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