Sam Lynch

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Dominic Casey: looks set to become World Coach of the Year

Dominic Casey looks set to become the World Coach of the Year. There is an Ireland trial this weekend, but the Skibbereen man, who avoids awards cere(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in Plovdiv. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Along with the O’Donovan brothers and the Ireland team, Sanita Puspure is set to be given a public welcome this weekend in Cork. But behind the 36-yea(...)

Limerick’s Ciaran Carey in action against beats Clare’s Ger O’Loughlin at the Gaelic Grounds in 1996. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

“Mere fans and enjoyers and chroniclers have the memory of That Point: Mackey has his stand; very shortly, Power shall have his monument; Carey has Th(...)

Ireland’s  Claire Lambe and Sinead Lynch celebrate qualifying for the lightweight double sculls final at  the Olympics in Rio. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Sinéad Lynch does not believe in resting on her laurels. The Olympic finalist in the lightweight double sculls will be the guest of honour at the open(...)

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan after winning gold:  “We did it, we beat the Brits, what did I tell ye, said Mark afterwards. Photograph: Martin Divisek/EPA

There was even a spell in the morning when Skibbereen was topping the European Championship medal table, holding off the challenge of all of Romania a(...)

Olympic rower Sinéad Lynch is taking a break from the sport this year. Photograph: Inpho.

The surge in the numbers coming into rowing will be reflected at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships at the the University of Limerick on Saturday. (...)

Claire Lambe and Sinead Lynch in Rio on August 11th after qualifying for the women’s lightweight double sculls final. Photograph: ©Inpho/Morgan Treacy

When their rowing obligations were completed, Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe intended to stay on in Rio for the closing Olympics ceremony. After mis(...)

Olympic silver medalists Gary and Paul O’Donovan with coach Dominic Casey at Skibbereen Rowing Club. Photo: Michael MacSweeney.

Two Irish rowers will light up the Late Late Show tonight. Just hours before, the Irish rowing team will have drawn crowds to a special celebration at(...)

Gary and Paul O’Donovan of Ireland celebrate after finishing third in their lightweight men’s double sculls semi final yesterday, thereby qualifying for the final. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Sam Lynch’s voice rang out so clearly even the visitors around the statue of Christ the Redeemer, far, far above on the Corcovado, must have heard him(...)

Ireland’s Sinéad  Lynch and Claire Lambe in action during the heats of the women’s lightweight doubles in Rio. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When you have spent 16 years trying to qualify for the Olympics, what’s another 24 hours? Nothing. So it’s no wonder it made no difference to Sinéad (...)

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