Sinead Lynch

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  The family of Eimear Lambe, one of the four Irish rowers to win an Olympic bronze medal, celebrate at home in Cabra, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Lambe family home on Dublin’s Old Cabra Road is unmistakable. It’s the one with the bunting and the large poster of the Irish women’s rowing crew(...)

  Ireland’s Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty  pose with their bronze medals after the Women’s Four final   in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

They were more or less 200 metres from the finishing line when suddenly those fateful words from Aifric Keogh started racing around in my head. God kn(...)

Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

Damian Browne in Antigua after completing his solo row.

After 63 days, six hours and 25 minutes at sea, solo rower Damian Browne has completed the Atlantic Challenge rowing race. The Galway man rowed across(...)

Ireland’s Claire Lambe and Sinéad Lynch. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The 2017 season ended with a pleasing set of results for Ireland competitors. At the Head of the Charles boat club in Boston, Sanita Puspure helped po(...)

Monika Dukarska: the Killorglin rower is the defending champion in the women’s solo; she will compete in heats in Thonon on Friday, with 20 rowers finding their way to Saturday’s final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

Two big events involving Irish rowers have had very different fortunes. The Irish Open, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at the National Rowing Centr(...)

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(...)

Lindsay Peat scores Ireland's opening try against Wales in this year's Six Nations. Photograph: Ian Cook/Inpho

It started out as just a bit of fun, a rule-free spot of reminiscing, a list of 50 memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen. But then(...)

Ireland have had an impressive start to the World Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Ireland’s Fintan and Jake McCarthy showed that that Skibbereen– and Ireland – have talent coming up fast to take on the mantle of the O’Donovans and (...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan in action at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Photograph: Inpho

Paul and Gary O’Donovan take to the water in Lucerne in Switzerland this weekend as World Cup leaders. If they win in this final regatta of the series(...)

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