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Liam Gorman

Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

Rhiannon O'Donoghue and Molly Curry
#Rowing: Ireland’s Molly Curry and Rhiannon O’Donoghue finished fifth in the junior double at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Tokyo. The race was won by the outstanding Lisa Bruijnincx and Jacobien van Westreenen of the Netherlands. The Dutch pushed…
Leah O'Regan, Matthew Gallagher, James O'Donovan, Jack Dorney and John Kearney
#Rowing: Ireland’s junior men’s coxed four took fourth place at the World Junior Championships in Tokyo this morning.  The Ireland crew of James O’Donovan, Matthew Gallagher, Jack Dorney, John Kearney and cox Leah O’Regan came in just under a second…
Molly Curry and Rhiannon O'Donoghue
#Rowing: Ireland’s Rhiannon O’Donoghue and Molly Curry will compete in the A Final of the junior double sculls at the the World Junior Championships in Tokyo on Sunday. The Ireland crew took a clear third place in their semi-final this…
Rhiannon O'Donoghue and Molly Curry
#Rowing: Ireland’s Molly Curry and Rhiannon O’Donoghue won their repechage and qualified for the A/B semi-finals at the World Junior Championships in Tokyo.  The Ireland junior women’s double overhauled Hungary in an impressive move. With 300 metres to go they…
John Kearney, Jack Dorney, James O'Donovan, Matt Gallagher and Leah O'Regan
#Rowing: The junior men’s coxed four gave Ireland its first A finalist at the World Junior Championships this morning. In a thrilling finish to their heat, they took the second qualifying spot behind China.  Three boats had charged for the…
Rhiannon O'Donoghue and Molly Curry
#Rowing: Ireland’s Molly Curry and Rhiannon O’Donoghue finished second in their heat of the junior double sculls at the World Junior Championships in Tokyo this morning.  There was just one direct qualification spot for the A/B Semi-Finals, and the Netherlands…
Fionn O'Reilly
#Rowing: Ireland had two boats which finished just outside the medal placings on the final day of the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Corgeno, Italy, today. The junior women’s and junior men’s quadruples both finished fourth. The women's crew of…
Thomas Kelly
#Rowing: The Ireland junior men’s quadruple finished just outside the medals at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Corgeno, Italy, today. The crew of Rory O’Neill, Thomas Kelly, Fionn O’Reilly and Andrew Sheehan were just .87 off a medal. Italy…
Ireland Eight Open Coupe Campaign
#Rowing: Ireland’s junior women’s eight finished seventh in the first race of the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Corgeno, Italy. The race was won by Spain, with the Netherlands second and Britain third. Eight crews competed.  The Coupe has two…
Ronan Foley
#Canoeing: Ronan Foley finished sixth in the A Final of the men’s K1 1,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Under-23 Championships today in Pitesti, Romania. Thomas Green of Australia won gold, with Germany’s Jakob Thordsen second and Hungary’s Adam…
Emily Hegarty, Tara Hanlon, Eimear Lambe, Claire Feerick
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four which took silver at the World Under-23 Championships in Florida are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for July.  It was a month of outstanding achievements for Ireland rowers. The men’s double of Philip Doyle…
Cliodhna Nolan and Aoife Casey
#Rowing: Ireland took fourth in the lightweight women’s double at the World Under-23 Championships in Florida. Aoife Casey and Cliodhna Nolan raced from sixth to fourth in the second half of this A Final, which was won well by Switzerland…
Tara Hanlon
#Rowing: Ireland took a silver medal at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships today through the women’s four of Claire Feerick, Eimear Lambe, Tara Hanlon and Emily Hegarty, who swapped into the stroke seat for Lambe.  Britain and Ireland swept into…
Hugh Sutton
#Rowing: The Ireland lightweight men’s quadruple of Eoin Gaffney, Hugh Sutton, Ryan Ballantine and Miles Taylor took a bronze medal today at the World Under-23 Championships in Sarasota Bradenton in Florida.  Italy made a tremendous start. They pushed clear of…
Ross Corrigan
#Rowing: The Ireland men’s coxed four won their B Final and finished seventh overall at the World Under-23 Championships in Sarasota Bradenton in Florida today.  Germany were the sole other contenders in this race. Ireland’s Brion O’Rourke, Ross Corrigan, Daire…
Holly Davis
#Rowing: The Ireland junior men’s eight topped off a series of four Ireland wins – all at junior level – at the Home International Regatta in Strathclyde Park in Scotland. They beat Scotland by just over two seconds, while England…
Odhran McNally
#Canoeing: Odhran McNally took fifth place in the men’s Under-23 K1 sprint final at the Wildwater World Junior and Under-23 Championships in Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina today.  The 22-year-old Irishman finished in 56.54 seconds, just 3.24 seconds behind…
Aoife Casey
#Rowing: The lightweight double of Aoife Casey and Cliodhna Nolan became the third Ireland boat to qualify for an A Final at the World Under-23 Championships today.  They won their repechage. Two boats would go to the A Final, and…
Eimear Lambe
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four qualified for the A Final at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Florida. The crew of Claire Feerick, Emily Hegarty, Tara Hanlon and Eimear Lambe won their repechage – by far the fastest of two…
Aoife Casey
#Rowing: Ireland’s lightweight double scull of Aoife Casey and Cliodhna Nolan finished fourth in their heat at the World Under-23 Championships in Florida today and must negotiate a repechage as they target a place in the A Final.  The top…
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