Ronan Byrne

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Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll on their way to qualifying for the quarter-finals. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/INPHO

This is a huge year for Irish rowing. As the agm on Sunday in Dublin will hear, 2018 was a year of World Championship gold medals and promise for the (...)

Ireland’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan: they finished 16th in the pair (fourth in the C Final) at last year’s World Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Every year a stream of young Irish people are offered places at the world’s top universities – because they row well. Coaches from Princeton and Brown(...)

Sanita Puspure: World gold medalist produced a new Iris record at the Irish Indoor Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The Dambuster head of the river scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled because of a forecast of high winds. Yet last weekend’s Irish Indoor Cham(...)

World champion Sanita Purspure is helping with rowing’s popularity

Record entries have become the norm for rowing events in Ireland. On Saturday, the Head of the Shannon at Carrick on Shannon is the biggest it has eve(...)

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(...)

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