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St Michael’s Rowing Club members are ready to #RowForAlice on Saturday 26 November
East Coast rowing clubs are undertaking the challenge of rowing around Ireland in 24 hours on indoor rowing machines in aid of Alice Hayes, a nine-year-old girl from Blackrock who has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an aggressive type of cancer.…
Four girls from Enniskillen Royal Grammar School rowing a racing boat on the River Erne
Waterways Ireland advises masters of vessels and waterway users on the Erne System that the Fours Head of The River Rowing Race, organised by Enniskillen Royal Grammar School, will take place on Saturday 19 November. The race will start at…
Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy (left) do it again, winning gold and retaining their World title at the 2022 World Rowing Championships in Racice, Czech Republic
Two more medals are coming home to Ireland from the Rowing World Championship in the Czech Republic, with a Gold for the Lightweight Men's double and a Bronze for the Lightweight Women's Double. Tight racing had two crews racing in the…
Katie O'Brien wins gold for Ireland at the World Rowing Championships in the PR2 W1x division
Katie O'Brien is the 2022 PR2 W1x World Rowing Champion! The first day of the finals in the Czech Republic has got off to a good start, with a gold medal in Ireland's pocket already. O'Brien showed fierce strength from…
The Para Mixed Double of Katie O'Brien and Steven McGowen were first up to qualify for their A Final this morning
Today has been the busiest day yet for Ireland, with 11 crews racing at the World Rowing Championships in the Czech Republic. There are now five crews into the A Finals, where they will race for the medals over the…
Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy Gold medallists at the European Championships 2022
Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy, the Gold medallists at the European Championships 2022, lead thirteen crews who will race for Ireland in the Senior World Rowing Championships held in Racice, Czech Republic this month. Racing will begin on Sunday 18th…
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy
Rowers Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy have done it again, winning gold in the LM2x. The West Cork duo have continued their success streak, adding more silverware to their collection. Overall it was a successful European Championships for the Irish,…
Holly Davis - pre A Final
The Irish rowers are returning home after a successful World Championships with four medals and a new World Championship best time in the BW1x. The JM2x of Ciaran O'Sullivan (Lee RC) and Fergus Bryce (CGS BC) were the first Irish…
Four for four - The Irish U23 rowing squad have won medals in each event that was entered
The Irish U23 rowing squad have gone four for four, winning a medal in each event that was entered. Bronze for the BM2x of Brian Colsh and Konan Pazzaia, Bronze for the BM4 - of John Kearney, Nathan Timoney, Adam…
Ireland's U19 and U23 World Championship rowing crews in Varese, Italy
Ireland has seven rowing crews competing this week at the 'Mega Worlds'. The U19 and U23 Championships are being held simultaneously in Varese, Italy. On Tuesday, the U23 crews were out for their heats and this morning (Wednesday) will see…
Skibbereen rower Paul O'Donovan finished off the event with his fastest race, coming across the finish line with a time of 6:47.15, a new World Cup record
Paul O'Donovan has upheld his streak of success, winning gold in his return to the international rowing scene, as well as setting a new World Cup Record. Paul was the only Irish athlete competing this weekend at World Cup III…
Chapter 8: Rowing Boats cover
In response to Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) recommendations, Marine Notice No 42 of 2022 from the Department of Transport draws attention to the safety advice and recommendations in Chapter 8 of the Code of Practice for the Safe Operation…
Fintan McCarthy wins a Silver Medal at World Cup II in Poznan
It has been a hugely successful World Cup II for the Irish rowing crews in Poznan. Out of the eight crews competing, six of them are coming home with medals. Ireland has ranked fourth out of the medal hauls from…
The third heat looked good for Poland until Olympic Champion in the lightweight double, Fintan McCarthy (above) of Ireland shot past Kowalski of Poland. These two boats battled it out at the head of the field to take first and second by a huge margin over the rest of the field
Rowing Ireland had eight crews racing in the heats at World Cup II in Poznan. Five of the crews qualified directly to the A/B Semi-Final, the two PR2 crews go straight to the A finals from their test races and…
The winning crew from St Patrick's celebrate at the Boyne Boat Race
St Patrick’s Rowing Club in Ringsend scored their first win of the 2022 season in the Boyne Boat Race in Drogheda last Sunday (1 May). The top result from one of two crews fielded in the event will set the…
Two of three currachs launched on the Liffey in late April ahead of the 2022 Liffey City Currach Regatta
This year’s Liffey City Currach Regatta takes place this coming Saturday 7 May, with crews assembling at St Patrick’s Rowing Club in Ringsend at 10am for registration before the first race at 11.30am. Racing will continue throughout the afternoon with…

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