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Waterways Ireland advises all masters and owners of vessels on the Grand Canal that Offaly Rowing Club will be holding its Tullamore Time Trial on the inland waterway in the Cappincur area on Saturday 2 October. The event will take…
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Rowing Ireland has postponed its 2021 AGM originally scheduled for this coming Sunday 26 September until Sunday 31 October. The national governing body’s board opted for the five-week delay to give delegates more time to prepare for voting on a…
Daire Lynch of Clonmel Rowing Club after winning the Men’s Single Sculls Final
A busy few days of racing in the National Rowing Centre saw 503 crews competing over 55 categories from Friday to Sunday. There were over 130 races held with 52 finals this weekend. Highlights of the weekend included seeing UCC…
Rowing Ireland and Cork County Council hosted an official homecoming for the Irish Olympic Rowing Team at the National Rowing Centre, Farran, Co, Cork. The event was attended by the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Gillian Coughlan; An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin; Minister of State, Dept. of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Jack Chambers, TD; CEO of Rowing Ireland, Michelle Carpenter; President of Rowing Ireland, Eamonn Colclough; Cork County Council Deputy CEO, Clodagh Henehan and the Australian Ambassador to Ireland, Gary Gray. The Lightweight Men's Double Olympic gold medalists Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan with the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Gillian Coughlan and An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin.
The Irish rowing team has been given a heroes’ welcome after an historic performance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Rowing Ireland and Cork County Council hosted a special homecoming at the Kinetica National Rowing Centre in Cork on Saturday.…
In the Women’s Double Sculls A Final, Holly Davis and Rachel Bradley finished third to take the bronze medal
Ireland had three crews competing in the 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships this week in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. In the first race of the day, Ronan Gibbon, Fergus Bryce, Donagh Claffey and David Foley raced in the Men’s Quadruple Sculls A…
Olympic Gold medal winners in the Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls, both Fintan McCarthy (Skibbereen Rowing Club) and Paul O’Donovan (UCC Rowing Club) will compete in multiple senior events at the Irish Rowing Championships
Irish Olympic Gold medalists will feature in this month's Irish Rowing Championships 2021 later this month for the first time. Fresh off their incredibly impressive gold medal victory in the Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls, both Fintan McCarthy (Skibbereen Rowing Club)…
The hard decision has been made to withdraw rower Sanita Puspure from the B Final of the Women’s Single, set to occur tomorrow due to her being unwell. Speaking this evening, Puspure said: “Over the past few days, I have…
Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan celebrate after winning gold.
Cork pair Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy have won a historic Olympic gold rowing medal for Ireland in Tokyo. The Irish favourites dominated their closest German challengers, and the rest of the lightweight men's double sculls field, to win in…
Fintan McCarthy, left, and Paul O'Donovan of Ireland in action during the  Lightweight Men's Double Sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Fintan and Paul finished with a World’s Best time of 06:05.33 and will now race in the A Final tomorrow morning.
Irish rowers Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan finished first in the Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls A/B Semi-Final. Fintan and Paul raced against, Caetano Horta Pombo & Manel Balastegui (Spain), Niels Van Zandweghe & Tim Brys (Belgium), Stefano Oppo & Pietro…
Ronan Byrne, left, and Philip Doyle of Ireland cross the finish line during the Men's Double Sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Rowers Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle competed in the Men’s Double Sculls B Final this morning. The Irish Men’s Double finished fourth after a photo finish with the Romania Double. Ronan and Phil competed against, Jack Lopas & Christopher Harris…
The Women’s Four of Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty won Bronze in the Women’s Four A Final
Rowing was the first sport to win a medal for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Women’s Four of Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty won Bronze in the Women’s Four A Final in the early…
Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final in impressive style and competes in the semi-final A/B next Tuesday
In her third Olympic Games, the current World Rowing Champion in the Women’s Singles Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final in impressive style in today’s race in Tokyo, and will now compete in the semi-final A/B next Tuesday. The Women’s Pair…
Ireland's Fintan McCarthy & Paul O’Donovan won the lightweight Men’s double sculls heat
Five Irish crews were competing on the second day of rowing at the Olympics. One A Final, two A/B Semi-Finals, one Quarter-Final and two Repechages are confirmed after the racing this morning. Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle competed in the…
Sanita Pušpure finished first in the Women’s Single Sculls Heat
Rowing kicked off the 2020 Tokyo Olympics this morning. Two Irish crews competed in their heats at the Sea Forest Waterway. Sanita Pušpure raced in the Women’s Single Sculls and Ronan Byrne and Phil Doyle raced in the Men’s Double…
Six Irish boats competed in the World Rowing Under 23 Championships today, in Racice, Czech Republic
Five Irish boats competed on the final day of the World Rowing Under 23 Championships. Two Irish crews took home a Silver Medal, and out of six competing crews, four reached A Finals, and two reached B Finals. The Coxed…
From left: Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty
Team Ireland has officially selected 13 rowers to compete across six boats at the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer. The Olympic rowing regatta takes place in the Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo Bay between 23 and 30 July. Among…

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