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Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne
#Rowing: Ireland’s Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne are set for a B Final in the men’s double at the European Championships in Lucerne. The were pushed into fourth in their semi-final by fast-finishing France, who are the reigning world champions.…
Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: Gary O’Donovan had to settle for fourth in his C Final of the lightweight single sculls at the European Rowing Championships today. Rainer Kepplinger of Austria led for virtually the entire race and won well. O’Donovan, along with Eleftherios…
Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: Gary O’Donovan took fourth place, one slot outside the qualifying spots for the semi-finals, in his repechage at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne today. Norway, Turkey and Serbia battled it out at the head of the field and…
Fintan and Jake McCarthy
#Rowing: Jake and Fintan McCarthy produced a brilliant final sprint to take a place in the semi-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne today. Just two crews would go through, and Italy led the…
Sanita Puspure
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure opened her account at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne with a good win. The world champion in the single sculls was given a good test in the third heat by Victoria Thornley of Britain, who stayed…
Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: Gary O’Donovan took sixth place in his heat of the lightweight single sculls at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne this morning. The Skibbereen man, competing for the first time at this level in a single, found himself at…
Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne
#Rowing: Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne gave Ireland a top-class start to the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne this morning. They won their heat of the double sculls with a powerful display, seeing off a challenge by Romania, who gave…
St Michael's take silver at Dorney Lake
#Rowing: St Michael’s of Limerick had an excellent day at the National Schools Regatta at Dorney Lake. Their Girls’ Championship Four took silver behind Henley, pushing the elite English crew right to the finish.  Ryan Spelman of St Michael’s also…
Peter Murphy and Sam Balcombe who took bronze for Enniskillen at Dorney Lake
#Rowing: Enniskillen’s Sam Balcombe and Peter Murphy took a fine third place in the men’s Championship Pair at the National Schools Regatta at Dorney Lake today.  On Saturday, Enniskillen had won gold in the Junior 16 Girls coxed four by…
Molly Curry with the Internationals Cup at Dorney Lake.
#Rowing: Molly Curry won the Girls Championship Singles final at the National Schools Regatta at Dorney Lake today to take the Internationals Cup. The Coleraine Grammar School rower had over two seconds to spare over Lauren Henry in the A…
Georgia O'Brien after her win at Metro
#Rowing: Commercial won the men's eight in a close and exciting final race of Metropolitan Regatta at Blessington today. UCD and the Irish champions were neck and neck in the final stages, but UCD had the advantage until the sprint…
Commercial's women's quad win at Metro
#Rowing: UCD fours won on the double at Metro Regatta today. The club in blue and saffron took the Division One men's coxless four in a battle with Commercial, while their coxed four also won. Bann's junior 18 eight were…
Aifric Keogh
#Rowing: Aifric Keogh has had to withdraw from the Ireland team for the European Championships at the end of the month because of illness. The Galway woman was to form a pair with Monika Dukarska in Lucerne (May 31st to…
Deliveroo and UCC Rowing Club team up to deliver food to hungry Leeside customers in an unconventional way on Thursday
Deliveroo surprised hungry Cork customers on Thursday evening by performing its first delivery by rowing boat along the River Lee. Having delivered food orders to customers along the banks of the Grand Canal in Dublin last year, Deliveroo has set…
Ireland take silver on line with Germany winning gold in Essen
#Rowing: Ireland took a silver medal in Essen this morning at the European Junior Championships. Germany held on as Ireland mounted a sprint finish which might have taken gold – it fell short by .3 of a second. The Ireland…
Minister Josepha Madigan, Sharon Lavin of Waterways Ireland and Rowing Ireland chief executive and Michelle Carpenter with pupils and staff of of St Mary’s Glasnevin at the launch of the new strategic partnership earlier this month
Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, announced a new strategic partnership between Waterways Ireland and Rowing Ireland during the Get Going, Get Rowing #Blitzit Festival of Rowing on Grand Canal Dock on 9 May. The partnership will seek to promote…

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