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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…
Sanita Puspure
This weekend senior Irish crews will be looking to continue the successes of the U23 and Junior crews who brought home six medals from their European Championships in September. Ireland will have seven crews competing at the European Rowing Championships…
Host club Portmagee Rowing Club El Nino with David Hussey coxing, Aoife Lynch at stroke, Cliona Murphy 3rd, rachel Devane 2nd and Sorcha Lynch at bow
Coastal rowing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, with Ireland at the forefront — and this showed in the competitive atmosphere at the Irish Offshore Rowing Championships, writes David Hussey. Portmagee Rowing Club El Nino in…
Ireland’s men’s quad crew with their silver medals in Belgrade earlier today
Ireland’s men’s quad crew took silver at the 2020 European Rowing Junior Championships in Belgrade this weekend. Andrew Sheehan, Adam Murphy, Tom Kelly and Brian Colsh finished second in their A Final before claiming silver medals in their final this…
David McGowan - Resignation with immediate effect
Rowing Ireland has issued a statement confirming that David McGowan has resigned from his position as High-Performance Coach effective immediately, due to personal reasons. David took up the position in 2018. Speaking of his departure, David Mc Gowan said “I…
 The successful candidate will compete alongside High-Performance athlete, Katie O’Brien
Rowing Ireland has an opportunity for a male athlete attempt to qualify a boat for Tokyo 2021 and to begin the preparation for The Paris 2024 qualification cycle. Rowing Ireland is currently looking for a male in the PR2 classification…
Ireland has won 5 medals - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze in Duisburg
Ireland sent eight crews to compete in the 2020 European Rowing U23 Championships in Duisburg over the weekend. We are delighted to say that Ireland is coming back with 5 medals - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze. Medal…
Ireland's U23 Rowing Team for Duisburg, Germany this weekend
The European Rowing U23 Championships takes place in Duisburg, Germany on the 5th and 6th of September. A record number of 650 competitors have been entered from 32 nations with Ireland sending 20 athletes. Last year, there was a lot…

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