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Monika Dukarska cools down at Lucerne
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Sanita Puspure and Monika Dukarska finished fourth and sixth in their semi-final today and will take part in the B Final at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. Magdalena Lobnig of Austria, Annekatrin Thiele of Germany and Vicky…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan.
Rowing
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their repechage to qualify for the semi-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne today. The Skibbereen men had not intended to be in the race – run…
Sanita Puspure
Rowing
#Rowing: Both of Ireland’s competitors made the semi-finals of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup in Lucerne. Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final, while Monika Dukarska took a comfortable third in hers. Puspure had tough opponents. She battled it…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll.
Rowing
#Rowing: Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan finished well to take second in their lightweight pair exhibition race at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne today. Britain’s Joel Cassells and Sam Scrimgeour took over at the head of the field Ireland…
Paul and Gary O'Donovan
Rowing
#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan finished third in their heat and must come through a repechage if they are to qualify for the semi-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. Just two…
Victoria Thornley of Britain and Sanita Puspure race at Lucerne today
Rowing
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska and Sanita Puspure both qualified for the quarter-finals of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne today. Dukarska drew Magdalena Lobnig, the holder of the world’s best time in the event, in her…
A fishing boat in Howth on the Irish Sea, where many Irish trawlers fish within British territory
Fishing
#Brexit - Britain’s withdrawal from the London Fisheries Convention could be “catastrophic” for the Irish fishing fleet — with fishermen in Northern Ireland being the “big losers” in the end. That’s the stark warning from fisheries organisations noted in Independent.ie’s…
Trinity Row Over at Henley Brings Joy and Tinge of Sadness
Rowing
#Rowing: Here is the Trinity eight which won the Ladies Plate at Henley Royal Regatta in 1977 ‘rowing over’ 40 years later. The current captain of Dublin University Boat Club, Cian Flynn, coxed the crew on Saturday as a stand-in…
Paul O'Donovan and Gary O'Donovan on the podium at the second World Cup in Poznan.
Rowing
#Rowing: The third and final World Rowing Cup regatta of the 2017 season will take place in Lucerne, Switzerland on the famous Rotsee course, beginning this Friday, July 7th.  The regatta is the last chance for athletes to test themselves…
Looking over the Burrishoole catchment from Burrishoole Abbey in Co Mayo
Angling
#Angling - An angling bye-law focusing on salmon and sea trout has come into effect for Burrishoole, Co Mayo. Sean Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, introduced the Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout Shramore (Burrishoole)(Catch and…
Irish Fleet Could Face UK Ban With Britain’s Withdrawal From Longstanding Fisheries Agreement
Fishing
#Fishing - Irish trawlers could soon be banned from fishing within 12 nautical miles of the UK after its exit from an agreement to share its waters with other European maritime countries. According to The Irish Times, Britain announced at…
The view at Henley Royal Regatta
Rowing
#Rowing: Commercial made their exit from Henley this morning in a tightly fought quarter-final of the Wyfold Cup for club fours. The Dublin crew took a lead early over Thames and retained it to beyond halfway. The English crew pushed…
‘Strength In Unity’ Says Creed At Brexit Fisheries Discussion
Fishing
#Fishing - Marine Minister Michael Creed yesterday (Thursday 29 June) hosted a Brexit fisheries discussion in Galway as part of four days of marine-themed events, including the BIM National Seafood Conference and SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival, which kicks off…
Matthew Dundon, the Clonmel strokeman.
Rowing
#Rowing: Clonmel were beaten in a phenomenally close race at Henley Royal Regatta today. In the second round of the Fawley Cup, Tideway Scullers’ took the lead early and had a length over the the four young men in the…
Commercial's Wyfold crew
Rowing
#Rowing: Commercial won again at Henley Royal Regatta today. Their Wyfold club four beat Curlew with plenty to spare to progress to Friday’s competition. The London crew veered markedly towards Commercial at the start, and Commercial also crabbed to their…
The Enclosure at Henley
Rowing
#Rowing: The University of California, Berkeley, beat Trinity in the second round of the Temple Cup for college eights at Henley Royal Regatta today. The American crew won easily in the first round and were hot favourites to win this…

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