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Niall Beggan, Ryan Ballantine, Andrew Goff and Miles Taylor
#Rowing: Ireland’s lightweight quadruple scull of Miles Taylor, Niall Beggan, Ryan Ballantine and Andrew Goff won their repechage and moved into the A Final at the World Under-23 Championships in Poznan, Poland.  The Ireland crew would have gone through with…
Fintan and Jake McCarthy
#Rowing: Jake and Fintan McCarthy raced brilliantly to win their heat and qualify directly for the A/B Semi-Finals at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Poland this morning. There was just one direct qualification place on offer in this heat…
The Ireland Under-23 squad
#Rowing: Ireland qualified two more boats at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland.  Ronan Byrne won his heat of the single sculls. The UCC man led by two seconds after 500 metres and extended his lead through the…
David O'Malley
#Rowing: David O’Malley and Shane Mulvaney produced an outstanding display to win their heat of the lightweight pair at the World Under-23 Championships at Poznan in Poland today. Germany led the race from the start, but the UCD men had…
More Than €1.5 Million In Grants For 20 Seafood Companies
#Seafood - Marine Minister Michael Creed has announced more than €1.5 million in grants to 20 seafood enterprises in 10 different counties around Ireland. The grant awards — under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) Operational Programme for the…
Ireland cox Cormac O'Connell splashes the water as the eight win at the Home International Regatta
#Rowing: Ireland won the senior men’s title at the Home International Regatta at the National Rowing Centre today. The men’s senior eight sealed the deal with a terrific win over Scotland, their closest rivals in the race and on the…
Dormant Accounts Funding To Develop Youth Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has been awarded funding to develop angling among young people as part of the Dormant Account Action Plan 2018. “Inland Fisheries Ireland was chosen as a recipient of two funding measures which will engage…
Jim Warny suited up for a subterranean dive near his home in Ennis this past April
#Diving - When Ennis-based cave diver Jim Warny arrived at the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand earlier this month, he felt “within my comfort zone”. That’s despite the unprecedented challenge that faced Warny and his fellow subterranean diving experts in…
Colm Hennessy and Stephen O'Sullivan are in the Ireland team for Saturday
#Rowing: The Ireland senior team for the 2018 Home International Regatta has been chosen. The event will be held at the National Rowing Centre next Saturday, July 21st. Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales will compete to win the Victor Ludorum…
Grants For More Than 100 Additional Fisheries Local Action Group Projects
#Fishing - Marine Minister Michael Creed has announced details of grants worth €1.5 million under Ireland’s European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) to more than 100 coastal-based projects. The grants support a total investment of €2.4 million in these additional…
Commercial drive over the line just ahead of UCD
#Rowing: Commercial won a stunningly-close race to take the men’s senior eights title at the Irish Rowing Championships today. NUIG/Queen’s had a slight lead ahead of a tightly-packed field early on, but Commercial moved at the 1,000 metres. They could…
UCC on their way to winning the club coxed four from Trinity, Shandon, Enniskillen and Cork.
#Rowing: UCC brought their title tally to three as they added the club coxed four to their club eights and intermediate single sculls pots at the Irish Rowing Championships today. The four was tested by four other crews coming to…
Sanita Puspure
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure took a silver medal for Ireland at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. The world champion, Jeannine Gmelin of Switzerland took gold, but only just, in a thrilling finish. Puspure was under pressure for second from Carling…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan
#Rowing: Paul and Gary O’Donovan took gold at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne this morning. Denmark and Belgium had good starts, but the Skibbereen men too over the lead after 800 metres. They held it from there, though Belgium…
Mark O'Donovan
#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll produced a superb finishing sprint to take an excellent third in their B Final of the men’s pair at the World Cup in Lucerne this morning. The Skibbereen men stayed in touch through an…
The Shandon junior quad with coaches Pat Arrigan and Henrik Merz
#Rowing: Records fell in race after race in the final Saturday session of the Irish Championships. The Skibbereen senior quadruple of Fintan McCarthy, Aodhan Burns, Kealan Mannix and Jake McCarthy smashed the Championship best of 5:59.10 as they won in…

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