Sam Mckeown

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Coastal rowing is a very popular sport in pockets around Ireland. Photograph:  Irish Coastal Rowing

Thousands of rowers will compete in national coastal rowing championships this weekend at two separate events. The new Irish Coastal Rowing Champion(...)

Sam McKeown, who took gold as part of the Queen’s quadruple at Nottingham.

Queen’s University, Belfast, continued their fine run in the BUCS Regatta on Monday, the final day of the event at Nottingham. The men’s Championship (...)

Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan. The pair would like to compete at all three World Cups

The president of Rowing Ireland, Eamonn Colclough, stands on the bank of Lough Rinn in the lashing rain, and predicts that Saturday’s big Lough Rynn r(...)

Last year Ireland took two medals at the World Under-23 Championships, but Sport Ireland has cut the expected funding for the athletes

The Ireland trial at the National Rowing Centre showcased some crews which look set to bring the country glory on the world stage this year. Funding c(...)

The double of Gary and Paul O’Donovan will compete as heavyweights in the North Island Championships as they do not need to taper to lightweight this early in the season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland lightweight coach Dominic Casey heads for New Zealand on Monday to join Paul and Gary O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan as the(...)

Antonio Maurogiovanni, who has very firm beliefs about his style of coaching, has run up against opposition from athletes in the high performance system

Neville Maxwell, the chairman of the High Performance Committee of Rowing Ireland, has defended the committee’s choice of Antonio Maurogiovanni as hi(...)

Irish rowers won three bronze medals at the European Universities Rowing Championships. Photograph: Inpho

Single sculler Sam McKeown and the lightweight men’s double of Miles Taylor and Chris Beck won bronze medals at the European Universities Rowing Champ(...)

Silver medalist Denise Walsh (Ireland) with gold medalist Emma Fredh from Sweden and  and bronze medalist Patricia Merz from Switzerland after the Lightweight Women’s Single Sculls at the   European Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Photograph: Martin Divisek/EPA

Metropolitan Regatta at the London Olympic course of Dorney Lake this Saturday and Sunday is the next venue on the Irish rowing roadshow. European s(...)

Queen’s University took 11 medals from 13 events at the three-day British University Regatta at Nottingham. Three of the crews took gold: the beginner(...)

Gary O’Donovan won the men’s single sculls at the Irish trials in Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Gary O’Donovan laid down a marker at the Irish trials when, in the absence of his exam-tied brother Paul, he beat all others in the single sculls at t(...)

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