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Skibbereen/UCC and NUIG  Women's Eights Drive for the Line today.
Rowing
#Rowing: The Skibbereen/UCC composite won the women’s eights with the final few strokes at the Cork Grand League Regatta today. NUIG led them coming up to the line, but the winners finished faster to win by three tenths of a…
Aifric Keogh of the winning UCC/Skibbereen four.
Rowing
#Rowing: Niall Beggan and Andrew Goff gave Gary and Paul O’Donovan a good battle in the Division One double sculls at Cork Regatta today. The Ireland under-23 lightweights, drawn from UCD and Commercial, placed second behind the Ireland senior lightweight…
Paul O'Donovan
Rowing
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan set a new personal best as a  single sculler at Cork Regatta today. The Skibbereen sculler won the Division One A Final in six minutes 50.819 seconds. Gary O’Donovan was 13 seconds further back in sunny conditions…
Mariners Beware Of Seabed Obstruction Off South Coast
Marine Warning
#MarineWarning - PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd advises that, that following a recent survey of the Kinsale Head Gas Field pipeline, it has identified a possible seabed obstruction off the South Coast of Ireland. The nature of the obstruction, south-east of…
Heatwave Sees Big Jump In Coastguard Callouts Nationwide
Coastguard
#Coastguard - The Irish Coast Guard has reported a “surge” of calls with a whopping 76 incidents nationwide over the last five days alone, according to The Irish Times. Average temperatures in the mid 20s have brought more people to…
Laura Try and her custom ocean rowing boat docked in Dun Laoghaire
Coastal Rowing
#Rowing - Endurance athlete Laura Try has reached Dublin as part of her ‘Great British Row’ challenge to circumnavigate mainland Britain this summer. Laura set out from Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex on 3 June to row clockwise some 1,800 miles around…
Monika Dukarska on her way to winning her Repechage in Poznan.
Rowing
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska has been chosen to represent Ireland at the third World Cup Regatta in Lucerne early next month. The Killorglin woman finished ninth (third in the B Final) on her first foray as a single sculler at a…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan on the podium in Poznan today.
Rowing
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan took a silver medal at the World Cup Regatta in Poland this morning. The Ireland lightweight double took second in an exciting race. France led from early on and were never headed. Ireland came…
Sanita Puspure
Rowing
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won the B Final of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan today. The focus may have been on the battle between Puspure and Monika Dukarska, but Puspure’s main challenger down the course…
Red Bay RNLI's volunteer crew recover the stranded kayakers onto the inshore lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - The volunteer lifeboat crew with Red Bay RNLI rescued two kayakers yesterday afternoon (Saturday 17 June) after their vessel capsized near Waterfoot in Co Antrim. The alarm was raised at 3.33pm when a member of the public heard…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll celebrate in Poznan.
Rowing
#Rowing: Ireland’s Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll resisted a strong challenge by Britain to take gold in the lightweight pair at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland. The Irish started well and led through halfway and the 1500 metres…
Denise Walsh
Rowing
#Rowing: Denise Walsh finished sixth in the A Final of the lightweight single sculls here at Poznan, Poland. Joanna Dorociak of Poland, surprisingly, led for most of the race, but it was Jackie Kiddle of New Zealand who came through…
Sanita Puspure
Rowing
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure and Monika Dukarska both finished fourth in their semi-finals of the women’s single sculls here in the wintry weather at Poznan, Poland. Puspure’s race had two dominant figures, Magdalena Lobnig of Austria and Duan Jingli of China.…
Emma Fredh Wins from Mary Jones (closest) and Denise Walsh
Rowing
#Rowing: Denise Walsh qualifed for the A Final of the lightweight single sculls by finishing third in her semi-final at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland, today. Emma Fredh and Walsh battled with Mary Jones of the United States…
Monika Dukarska on her way to winning her Repechage in Poznan.
Rowing
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska won ther repechage of the single sculls and Sanita Puspure qualified in third from hers on a very successful afternoon session for Ireland at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan. Dukarska, a local Poznan girl who has…
France, the winners of their heat in the lightweight men's double in Poznan
Rowing
#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their heat of the lightweight double sculls in dreadful conditions at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland. China would not yield easily, and while the Ireland crew took over in the…

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