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Chris Beck
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#Rowing: Irish rowers won two medals at the European Universities (EUSA) Rowing Championships in Subotica, Serbia. Single sculler Sam McKeown and the lightweight men’s double of Miles Taylor and Chris Beck took bronze medals for Queen’s University. The crosswind and…
Commercial (middle) about to win the senior eights from fast-finishing Skibbereen and NUIG (top)
Rowing
#Rowing: The big crowds saw a close and exciting senior men’s eight final at the Irish Rowing Championships. Commercial carved out a small lead early on, and despite pressure from NUIG and Skibbereen, they held on to win. In the…
Three Castles sweep past Castleconnell on their way to winning the junior double today.
Rowing
#Rowing: Skibbereen took two titles and NUIG took three from the second set of finals on the third day of the Irish Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre. Gary O’Donovan and Denise Walsh had very easy wins in the…
Eimear Lambe and Aileen Crowley win the women's pair for UCD.
Rowing
#Rowing: UCD’s Eimear Lambe and Aileen Crowley had an impressive win in the women’s senior pair in the deferred finals at the start of the third day of the Irish Championships at the National Rowing Centre. Skibbereen and Cork were…
The photo finish of Three Castles Winning this morning.
Rowing
#Rowing: Three Castles won a thrilling final of the men's junior quadruple sculls at the Irish Rowing Championships this morning. They had just a second to spare over Shandon, who were just ahead of Clonmel. The crew of Aaron Keogh,…
The strong winds catch the flags and roof of the stand at the NRC
Rowing
#Rowing: High winds forced the suspension or rowing for the rest of Saturday at the Irish Rowing Championships. The organisers stopped the action on the water in the afternoon and set to redesigning the programme so that key races set…
David Higgins of Presentation, Cork beats Luke Hayes-Nally to win the Club Single.
Rowing
#Rowing: On a morning of clear victories, David Higgins of Presentation Boat Club, Cork, had to battle to see off Luke Hayes-Nally of Shandon to take the Club Singles title at the National Rowing Centre. The other wins in the…
Rescue 116 pictured over Wicklow in August 2015
Coastguard
#Rescue116 - Favourable conditions this weekend will aid a fresh search of the waters around Black Rock for the two Irish Coast Guard personnel still missing after the Rescue 116 tragedy four months ago. Winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman…
Aoife Lynch, Dan Buckley (coach) and Margaret Cremen after the Lee win in the Junior Women's Double.
Rowing
#Rowing: Skibbereen added four titles to their already weighty tally on the first day of the Irish Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre today. Paul O’Donovan won the senior single sculls and teamed up with Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll…
Hannah Scott and Katie Shirlow, who won the Irish intermediate pairs title today.
Rowing
#Rowing: Barry O’Flynn of Cork Boat Club came from behind to win the junior single sculls title at the Irish Rowing Championships in Cork today. Jack Dorney of Shandon tested the favourite in an exciting race – and went ahead.…
Soapbox Science comes to Galway for the first time featuring participating scientists from NUI Galway, GMIT, Marine Institute and IT Sligo to promote the visibility of women in science
Marine Science
#MarineScience - A postdoctoral researcher with the Marine Institute will join a group of female scientists as they take take to their soapboxes and bring science to the streets of Galway tomorrow lunchtime. Soapbox Science takes place from 11am to…
Appeal For Anglers To Report Catches Of ‘Mystery’ Pink Salmon
Angling
#PinkSalmon - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is appealing to anglers and the public at large to report any catches of pink salmon after number of appearances in recent days. Catches of the non-native species have been reported on the Foxford…
UCC/Skibbereen won at Cork Regatta and will hope to retake the Women's Eight title at the Irish Championships.
Rowing
#Rowing: A bumper weekend of racing is in store in Cork as the 2017 Irish Rowing Championships take place at the National Rowing Centre from Friday, July 14th to Sunday, July 16th. The event will showcase some of the best rowing…
The #CPRsavesfish stencil on a bridge in Cork city
Angling
#Angling - CPR saves fish, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) at the launch of a new campaign to highlight angling and the importance of conservation.  The hashtag #CPRsavesfish has been placed across a number of bridges and high footfall…
Revised Legislation Empowers IFI To Prosecute Fisheries Offences
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now explicitly empowered to bring and prosecute summary proceedings for fisheries offences as the Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2017 comes into force, following the signing of a commencement order by Environment Minister Denis…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll celebrate in Poznan.
Rowing
#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for June. The Ireland lightweight pair won gold at the World Cup regatta in Poznan, their third win of the season, as in May they had also…

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