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New Chief Executive for Inland Fisheries
Fishing
Mr Conor Lenihan, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Communications Energy & Natural Resources, has announced the appointment, on the recommendation of the Public Appointments Service, of Dr Ciaran Byrne as Chief Executive Designate of Inland Fisheries Ireland…
Dilleen and D'Urso Boss Their Heat
Rowing
Ireland’s double scull of Lisa Dilleen and Laura D’Urso won their heat at the World Junior Championships in Brive in France and qualified directly for Friday’s semi-finals. The two 18 year olds had over five seconds to spare over second-placed…
Dilleen and D'Urso Duo Heading for France
Rowing
Ireland’s successful young female rowing duo, Lisa Dilleen and Laura D’Urso, join forces again this week when they compete in the Junior World Championship in Brive, France which takes place between the 5th and 8th August. Lisa Dilleen, the 18-year-old…
Silver and Bronze for Ireland at European Junior Rowing Championships
Rowing
Ireland brought home two medals – a silver and a bronze – from the Coupe de la Jeunesse, the European Junior Rowing Championships, at Vichy, France over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. The silver medal came in the women’s junior…
Silver Medal for Galway Girls
Rowing
Zoe Mannion and Aifric Keogh took bronze for Ireland in the women’s pair at the Coupe de la Jeunesse, the European Junior Championship, in Vichy in France today. The Colaiste Iognaid pair, who won the junior pairs title at the…
Ireland Boys Take Bronze in France
Rowing
Ireland took one medal on the first full day of the Coupe de la Jeunesse, a European junior championships, at Vichy in France. The men’s quadruple of Shane O’Driscoll, Peter Grogan, Jonathan Mitchell and Paul O’Donovan collected bronze behind winners…
Champions NUIG Are Rowers of the Month
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The NUIG senior eight are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for July. The crew won the top award at the National Championships, the Big Pot, in a thrilling race in which they edged out Queen’s University by .4 of…

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