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(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on the way to winning her heat. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure has not competed since the final World Cup Regatta at Lucerne in July. The Ireland single sculler chose to miss the European Championsh(...)

Paul and Gary O’Donovan: won silver medal in the lightweight double at the European Championships in Glasgow.  Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Ireland’s senior system has been firing on a number of cylinders – witness the European silver medal for Paul and Gary O’Donovan and the good form th(...)

The lightweight quadruple sculls team of Andrew Goff, Niall Beggan, Miles Taylor and Ryan Ballantine came through in their repechage

The World Under-23 Championships in Poznan, Poland is proving to be a useful tool in tracking the upward trajectory of Irish rowing. Just a few years (...)