Sinead Lynch

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Ireland’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan celebrate winning a silver medal in the men’s lightweight double sculls at the Rio Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

If you want to become excellent, be around excellence. Olympic medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan and double Olympian Sanita Puspure are the headline(...)

Don McLachlan: Decision not to renew his contract has upset Sanita Puspure.

The contract of Ireland lead coach Don McLachlan has been not been renewed by Rowing Ireland. The New Zealander coached the Ireland lightweight wom(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife, Sabina Higgins, with Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy at Áras an Uachtaráin yesterday. Photograph: Julian Behal/Maxwell/PA Wire

A reception hosted by President Michael D Higgins for the Irish Olympic team was conspicuous by those who were absent as much as by those who attende(...)

Cousins of Rafaela Silva who won the gold medal in the 57kg judo final, joke beside a newspaper with the picture of her next to the house where she was born at the City of God favela. Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness: by the synchronised diving scoring system, by pure exhaustion and by a world which is nea(...)

Ireland’s Gary and Paul O’Donovan celebrate after winning silver in the men’s rowing lightweight double sculls final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won the first Irish rowing medal at the Olympic Games today. The Ireland lightweight double took silver be(...)

Ireland’s Claire Lambe and Sinead Lynch are going for gold in Rio.

12.52pm - Golf After a round of level par 71 yesterday, Seamus Power kicks off the Irish action today alongside SSP Chawrasia and Lin Weng-tang. Ju(...)

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 have their first two serious medal chances in the rowing finals on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

12.52pm - Golf After a round of level par 71 yesterday, Seamus Power kicks off the Irish action today alongside SSP Chawrasia and Lin Weng-tang. Ju(...)

Jackie Neville, aunt of Olympic rowing brothers Gary and Paul O'Donovan  pictured in Skiberreen, west Cork watching the live broadcast as they qualified for the final of the Rio Olympics men's lightweight double sculls.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

By tea-time you’d nearly have been blasé about the unrelenting good news, Sinead, Claire, Gary, Paul and Steven leaving us hoarse from the Ole-ing. A(...)

Ireland’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan go in the semi-finals of their lightweight double sculls at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games today. Photo: Inpho

12.50pm - Rowing Ireland have two crews competing in semi-finals. Finishing in the top three secures a place in the A Final. The lightweight women’(...)

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