Paul And Gary O’Donovan team up again to compete in the men’s championship doubles in Boston, along with their friends and rivals Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It is huge sporting occasion, with 11,000 competitors and tens of thousands of spectators. The Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston this Saturday and(...)

After leading Dublin to a third All-Ireland title in succession, Jim Gavin has been named the Philips Lighting Manager of the Month for September. De(...)

Paul O’Donovan: the World Championship gold medalist faces a busy programme in the coming weeks.  Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

The glorious images of Florida, with four World Championship finalists and two gold medals, may linger in Irish minds, but for top Irish rowers the fo(...)

Paul O’Donovan is lifted into the air after winning gold in the men’s singles scull at the World Rowing Championships in Florida. Photo: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The two gold medals won by Ireland at the World Rowing Championships lifted the heart of rowing people and swept memories back to Lucerne in 2001. At (...)

Paul O’Donovan: won his semi-final yesterday to secure his place in the lightweight men’s single sculls final in Florida. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul O’Donovan and Denise Walsh won their semi-finals at the World Rowing Championships in Florida on Thursday to set up a golden hour for Irish rowi(...)

Irish lightweight pair Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll are through to the A Final at the World Championships in Florida after winning their heat. Photograph: Inpho

Three wins in a row is a good way to start any event. When Ireland does it at the World Rowing Championships it is a remarkable feat, even if it is in(...)

The Ireland women’s pair of Aileen Crowley and Aifric KeoghKeogh prior to their departure for the World Rowing Championships in Florida.

The Ireland rowing team left Dublin Airport on Monday enthusiastic about their upcoming campaign at the World Rowing Championships in Florida. Aifric(...)

Gary O’Donovan has been forced out of the lightweight double sculls at the upcoming World Rowing Championships in Florida due to  illness. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland’s hope of winning a medal in an Olympic-class boat at the World Rowing Championships have suffered a major blow after Gary O’Donovan was force(...)

 Mark O’Donovan  and Shane O’Driscoll: will be medal contenders at the World Rowing Championships  in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida.  Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

The Irish boats left on Thursday for the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida. The Ireland team sets forth in just 10 days (A(...)

The lightweight pair of Mark O’Donovan  and Shane O’Driscoll will compete at the  World Rowing Championships in Florida. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

The Ireland team for the World Rowing Championships has been chosen. The lightweight crews which have campaigned so successfully this season are give(...)