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Ronan Foley, coach John Simmons and Jenny Egan
 #Canoeing: Jenny Egan qualified for the B Final of the K1 200 metres at the European Games in Minsk. The Ireland paddler took seventh in her semi-final. She has also qualified for the B Final of the K1 500 and…
Jenny Egan in Minsk
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan will compete in the B Final of the women’s K1 500 metres at the European Games in Minsk, Belarus. The Ireland canoe sprint paddler finished fifth in her semi-final.  Ronan Foley produced a personal best time in…
Residue from what DLRCoCo has now confirmed as a bloom of Noctiluca scintillans washes up at Sandycove on Tuesday morning 25 June
Heavy rains in recent days have led to another wastewater overflow at the Ringsend treatment plant, as well as other pumping stations, that has prompted a new swimming ban at several Dublin Bay beaches. It marks the second time this…
Paul O'Donovan and Gary O'Donovan hold off Jake and Fintan McCarthy at the Ireland Trial
#Rowing: Gary and Paul O'Donovan, the world champions in the lightweight double, won a key race at the Ireland trials today. Fintan and Jake McCarthy were two lengths behind the O'Donovans with 400 metres to go, but tightened it to…
St Paul's and Enniskillen race in the Henley Women's Final
 #Rowing: A very strong American crew, St Paul’s, beat Enniskillen in the final of the Junior Eight at Henley Women’s Regatta today. The Americans sprinted into an early lead. Enniskillen kept the pressure on, but the power of their opponents…
Enniskillen on their way to winning at Commercial regatta
#Rowing: Enniskillen qualified confidently for the final of the Junior Eight at Henley Women’s Regatta today. They got a good start in the semi-final and built it into a clear water lead over Henley Rowing Club. The Fermanagh crew won…
Greystones was yesterday the site of a flotilla protest by fishermen who claim they have been shut out of the harbour since 2008
The Irish Times reports that a planned blockade of Greystones Harbour in a row over access for local fishermen was “toned down” as a meeting to discuss their issues was arranged for this coming week. Last month, it was reported…
Monika Dukarska
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four took fifth place, 11th overall, in their B Final at the World Cup in Poznan this morning.  Britain Two won an interesting race. Poland held the early lead, with Ireland, Germany and New Zealand not…
Newcastle and UCD race at Henley
#Rowing: UCD made their exit at Henley Women’s Regatta, but Enniskillen moved into the semi-finals today. Newcastle University made a fast start in their quarter-finals of the Aspirational Academic Eights against UCD and built it into a clearwater lead.  Enniskillen…
Enniskillen win at Athlone Regatta
#Rowing: UCD’s eight beat Jesus College, Cambridge, to progress to the quarter-finals at Henley Women’s Regatta today. The Irish crew will take on Newcastle University at 4.44 pm.  Enniskillen’s junior 18 eight came through a time trial to qualify for…
The Irelnd women's four: Emily Hegarty, Aileen Crowley, Monika Dukarska, Tara Hanlon
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four are set for a B Final on Sunday after finishing sixth in their semi-final at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan. Australia beat the United States One crew after an exciting contest in this semi-final,…
Claire Feerick and Eimear Lambe
#Rowing: Ireland’s Eimear Lambe and Claire Feerick took sixth place in their semi-final of the women’s pair at the World Cup in Poznan, Poland, this morning. They will take a place in the B Final.    New Zealand’s Kerri Gowler…
Aileen Crowley and Monika Dukarska.
#Rowing: Ireland’s women’s four joined the women’s pair in the semi-finals of the World Cup regatta in Poland. The top three crews from the fours repechage qualified, but Ireland sat fifth at halfway. Canada moved away and opened a small…
Eimear Lambe and Claire Feerick
#Rowing: Ireland’s women’s pair of Claire Feerick and Eimear Lambe qualified for the semi-final at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland. The young crew took a clear second place behind Megan Kalmoe and Tracey Eisser of the United States…
Tara Hanlon and Emily Hegarty
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four took fourth in their heat, missing out on direct qualification for the semi-final, at the World Cup Regatta in Poland this morning. The crew of Tara Hanlon, Monika Dukarska, Aileen Crowley and Emily Hegarty will…
Eimear Lambe
#Rowing: Ireland’s Claire Feerick and Eimear Lambe finished third in their heat of the women’s pair at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan in Poland this morning.  To qualify directly for the semi-finals, the Ireland crew would have had to…

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