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Ireland's Women's Four rowing team with their gold medals at the World Rowing Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne
Two more Irish rowing crews have joined the four already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics this summer after this morning’s (Sunday 16 May) races in Lucerne, as The Irish Times reports. The women’s four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric…
The Women’s Four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh won their Heat with the quickest qualifying time
Ireland had three crews competing at the 2021 World Rowing Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne today. There are already four Irish boats qualified from the 2019 World Rowing Championships and the three Irish boats progressed today to the next…
Clonmel's Daire Lynch will be competing in the Men’s Single in Varese
The Rowing Ireland team for the 2021 Final Olympic Qualification has been confirmed by Rowing Ireland’s High-Performance Director, Antonio Maurogiovanni. Three Senior Irish crews will be looking to qualify their boats for the Tokyo Olympics in Lucerne this weekend to…
Aerial view of rowing teams from St Patrick's Rowing Club on the water
Dublin Port Company has hailed the return to the water of its neighbour rowing clubs St Patrick’s and Stella Maria with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions for under-18s partaking in sports. “It is great to see, even in these challenging…
The Ireland Women's Four, European Silver Medallists
The Ireland rowing team which did so well at the European Championships in Italy will not return home as planned before their next outing in Lucerne in Switzerland. The team reached six finals and won gold and silver at the…
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…

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