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Bad Forecast Claims St Michael's Head of the River
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#Rowing: St Michael’s Head of the River, scheduled for Saturday (February 25th) has been cancelled. The forecast for O’Brien’s Bridge was not good. The organisers hope to reschedule the head for March 18th, the date vacated by Galway Head of…
Hannah Scott
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#Rowing: Hannah Scott of Bann produced the outstanding performance at the Ireland junior Assessment at Lough Rynn in Leitrim. Scott rowed the six kilometre course in 25 minutes 32 seconds – a remarkable 89.10 per cent of projected world best…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure and Monika Dukarska both produced good times as they placed first and second in the women’s single sculls trial at the Ireland Assessments at the National Rowing Centre. Dukarska, returning to the system she left last year,…
Daire Lynch
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#Rowing: Daire Lynch, who is just 18, was the fastest heavyweight competitor at the Ireland Assessment at the National Rowing Centre in Cork today. Paul and Gary O’Donovan topped the rankings as the fastest single scullers, but Lynch slotted in…
Gavan Hennigan appeared on last night's Late Late Show
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#Rowing - Record-setting ocean rower Gavan Hennigan is getting set to do it all over again this summer, with plans for a solo crossing from New York to Galway Bay. Afloat.ie’s Rower of the Month for January made the announcement…
Gavan Hennigan with his mother, Julie, at Dublin Airport today.
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#Rowing: Ocean rower Gavan Hennigan arrived in Dublin Aiport today to a warm welcome from family, friends and supporters. The Galway man, who rowed across the Atlantic from the Canaries to Antigua in a new record time for a solo…
Margaret Cremen, a winner at Cork Head.
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#Rowing: Commercial’s senior eight were the fastest crew at the Cork Head of the River at the Marina today. The next fastest senior eight were the Shandon/Lee composite crew, but Commercial’s intermediate eight were over two seconds faster than this…
Removal of Lightweight Four From Olympics a Blow For Irish Rowing
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#Rowing: The men’s lightweight four will be removed from the Olympic programme. Ninety-four votes at the Fisa Extraordinary Congress in Tokyo went to the proposal to replace the lightweight four with the women’s four in an attempt to create gender…
Gavan Hennigan celebrates his arrival in Antigua after setting a new Irish solo Atlantic rowing record
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#Rowing - Just days after completing his 5,000km solo row across the Atlantic, Gavan Hennigan has taken control of Ireland’s national Twitter account for a week. On Monday 6 February, Hennigan — who normally tweets @soulogav — was given the…
Sarah Keane
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#Rowing: Sarah Keane of Swim Ireland will get the rowing vote in the election for president of the Olympic Council of Ireland. The Rowing Ireland board chose Keane on the basis that she will address the governance problems which have…
Record-breaking irish solo rower, gavan hennigan, finishes the talisker whisky atlantic challenge credit ben duffy 2
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After 49 days on the water, Irishman Gavan Hennigan completed the 5,000km Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in style as he broke Irish and International Ocean Rowing Records. As Afloat.iereported earlier, the solo rower bravely held off the challenge of a…
Gavan Hennigan in Antigua
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#Rowing: Gavan Hennigan traversed the finish line in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge tonight and marked himself out as a record breaker. The 35-year-old Galway man took 49 days to complete the row from La Gomera in the Canaries to…
Atlantic Rower Hennigan Sets Up Exciting Finish
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#Rowing: After 5,000 kilometres of rowing, Gavan Hennigan is in a race to the line in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. The three men of American Oarsmen are finishing fast, hoping to take third from the Irishman in the row…
Gavan Hennigan
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#Rowing: Gavan Hennigan is producing extraordinary mileage in his battle to be the next boat to finish the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. The solo oarsman has held third since early in the 12-boat race from the Canary Islands to Antigua…
Morten Espersen
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#Rowing: The high performance director of Rowing Ireland, Morten Espersen, has resigned. Espersen emailed his decision to the chief executive of Rowing Ireland, Hamish Adams.  “On behalf of the entire Board and Staff I wish Morten well in the next…
Gavan Hennigan
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#Rowing: Solo oarsman Gavan Hennigan and the three-man American Oarsmen are locked in a stirring battle for the lead in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. With two four-men crews already finished, the Irishman, who took over in third early on,…

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