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Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan with European gold today
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy won gold for Ireland at the European Rowing Championships today in Italy, adding to an excellent silver for the women’s four earlier.   The Ireland lightweight double saw off a spirited display by Germany, who led…
Ireland's women's four celebrate their silver with gold medallists the Netherlands
The Ireland women’s four took a wonderful silver medal at the European Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy, today.  The crew of Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty raced so well that they pushed up very close to…
Daire Lynch raced in single sculls
On a day of promise for Ireland in A Finals of the European Rowing Championships, Ireland’s Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne finished their campaign with a fine win in the B final of the double sculls.  Italy set the early…
Old Firm: Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen
Two superb performances by lightweight doubles got Ireland off to an excellent start on day two of the European Rowing Championships in Varese today.   The men’s crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy would go on to have a great…
Emily Hegarty and Aifric Keogh of the Ireland Four.
Ireland’s good first day at the European Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy, was all the better because two crews targeting qualification next month for Tokyo did the business. Of the eight Ireland crews competing, the rejigged women’s four were the…
Eight Senior Irish crews will be looking to continue the successes of the Senior, U23 and Junior crews who brought home ten medals last year.
The Rowing Ireland team for the 2021 European Rowing Championships has been confirmed by Rowing Ireland's High-Performance Director, Antonio Maurogiovanni. Eight Senior Irish crews will be looking to continue the successes of the Senior, U23 and Junior crews who brought…
Tim Murphy (right) and Shannon Clawson (left)  handed over cheques to Rosie Maguire, Action Mental Health and Stephen Scott (second left) from the RNLI
It’s 580 km from Malin Head to Mizen Head and this was the distance covered by members of the Enniskillen Royal Boat Club in a fund-raising virtual row in aid of the Carrybridge RNLI on Lough Erne and Action Mental…
Alex Byrne won the Gold Medal with a time of 5.55.3
Irish rower Alex Byrne has won the Under 23 Men’s 2,000-metre race at the World Indoor Rowing Championships. Alex won the Gold Medal with a time of 5.55.3 Last week, Alex was on training camp with the Senior High-Performance Team in…
Ciro Prisco & HP Rower/NUIG Athlete Fiona Murtagh
Rowing Ireland has announced a new partnership with the National University of Ireland Galway. NUI Galway is now an official ‘Rowing Ireland Partner Pathway University’ which will help develop the high-performance programme at the University. This partnership builds on the…
 Sanita Pušpure is Cork Person of the Year
Double World and European rowing champion Sanita Pušpure has won the latest Cork Person of the Year award. Sanita, 39, who was born in Latvia but now lives in Ballincollig, is considered a favourite to take a gold medal in…
Sanita Puspure
Rower Sanita Puspure was honoured at The Irish Times / Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year Awards after she successfully defended her European title in Poznan, Poland. Despite having her training regime seriously disrupted and the European Championships being her…
Margaret Cremen and Aoife Casey hopeful of qualifying in the Lightweight Women’s Double Scull (LW2X)
Irish Olympic rowing is enjoying an all-time high with four crews already set to compete in Tokyo next year. The boats that have secured berths so far are the Women’s Single (W1X), Women’s Pair (W2-), Men’s Double Scull (M2X) and…
Women’s Single Scull – Sanita Puspure finished first in the World Championships 2019
In an update from the Olympic Federation of Ireland, Rowing has qualified a record number of boats for the 2021 Olympics, with four boats heading to Tokyo, and still a good chance to get one or two more in the final…
Sanita Puspure retained her European Championship by winning Gold in the Women’s Single Scull.
Sanita Puspure won the Gold medal in the Women’s Single Sculls and retained her European Rowing Championship title in Poznan today. Seven Irish crews were competing in the final day at the 2020 European Rowing Championships. Five crews were competing…
Ireland's Fintan McCarthy (closest to camera) raced in the Lightweight Men’s Single Sculls and is through to the A Final
The second day of the 2020 European Rowing Championships featured seven Irish crews racing in repechages and semi-finals, setting themselves up for a day full of finals tomorrow. The first crew of the day were the W2- pair of Tara…
Sanita Puspure races again on Saturday morning
Seven Irish crews were competing today at the 2020 European Rowing Championships. Four crews progressed to the A/B Semi-Final races on Saturday morning and three crews will race in the Repechage. The W2-crew of Tara Hanlon and Emily Hegarty kicked…

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