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Trinity beat University of London at Henley
#Rowing: NUIG had an exciting win over ASR Nereus of the Netherlands in the Prince Albert Cup for student coxed fours at Henley Royal Regatta. The early stages were tight, but the Dutch took the lead and held it down…
Checking the results at Henley
#Rowing: Cork Boat Club continued the winning run by Irish crews on the first day of Henley Royal Regatta. They beat Potomac of the United States by three-quarters of a length in the Thames Cup for club eights. The race…
The view from the bank at Henley Royal Regatta.
#Rowing: Neptune won in the first round of the Fawley Cup for junior quadruples on the first day of Henley Royal Regatta. This was a very steady performances by the Dublin club against Tideway Scullers’ C. The umpire had to…
Inland Fisheries Ireland & OPW Commit To Five-Year Working Agreement On Flood Risk Management
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Office of Public Works (OPW) Flood Risk Management Unit have signed a new shared service agreement which will see them continue collaborate over the next five years in the protection of fishery…
A fishing boat in Howth, Co Dublin
#Fishing - Marine Minister Michael Creed TD has launched a public consultation on the Inshore Fisheries Strategy, following a proposal made by the National Inshore Fisheries Forum. The consultation process will be open for a seven-week period and is due…
A rare opportunity for the public is to visit a supertrawler, Girl Stephanie (above arriving in Galway Harbour yesterday) for SeaFest, that began today and continues this weekend.
#OurGirl - SeaFest, a three-day (29 June-1 July) jam-packed maritime spectacle began today in Galway Harbour where the public have a rare opportunity to board a supertrawler, Girl Stephanie, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 45 metre super pelagic trawler, Girl Stephanie…
Gasping fish – Inland Fisheries Ireland staff are monitoring waters for any signs of distressed fish in shallow water
Inland Fisheries Ireland is asking anglers and the general public to report any sightings of distressed fish which may be caused by high water temperatures and low water levels. Inland Fisheries Ireland is also asking anglers to voluntarily cease using…
Sanita Puspure will race in the Single Sculls at the Lucerne World Cup
#Rowing: The Ireland team for the World Cup Regatta at Lucerne from July 13th to 15th has been announced. There will be two men’s heavyweight pairs, as Patrick Boomer and Andy Harrington join Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll. Philip Doyle…
Shane Mulvaney is on the Under-23 Irish Rowing Team
#Rowing: The Ireland teams for the Under-23 and Junior World Rowing Championships have been chosen. The U23 World Championships will be held from July 25th to 29th in Poznan, Poland. The Junior World Championships will be held in Racice in…
Cork Boat Club's winning women's eight at Cork Regatta,
#Rowing: NUIG won the men’s Division One eight in the final race of the Cork Grand League Regatta the National Rowing Centre. Commercial led coming into the closing stages, but NUIG found enough to pass them and win. Shandon’s junior…
Shane Mulvaney, Andrew Goff, Shane O'Connell and David O'Mallley of UCD, the best four at Cork Regatta
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan were tested in the men’s double sculls by Jake and Fintan McCarthy at Cork Regatta today. The two Skibbereen crews fought it out down the course with the twins not letting the O’Donovan brothers…
Lydia Heaphy, Margaret Cremen, Aoife Casey, Denise Walsh, the winning Skibbereen/Lee composite quadruple.
#Rowing: Two strong senior composite crews took home the Division One quadruple titles as the action concluded late into the evening on the first day of Cork Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. The women’s final saw Margaret Cremen join…
Henley Women's Regatta
#Rowing: NUIG’s development coxed four won twice on the second day of Henley Women’s Regatta and will compete in the semi-final on Sunday. They beat Aberdeen in the afternoon and then overcame Molesey by one length in the evening after…
Daivd O'Malley and Shane Mulvaney recover after winning at Cork Regatta.
#Rowing: Skibbereen won three of the four Division One titles on offer in the first session of finals at Cork Regattat at the National Rowing Centre. However, the final of the men’s pair belonged to David O’Malley and Shane Mulvaney…
The amateur kayakers setting out from Wexford at dawn this morning
#Kayaking - Four friends are currently padding across St George’s Channel by kayak in an effort to turn the tide on suicide. According to Independent.ie, the group comprising hotelier Liam Griffin and Defence Force members Stephan Happe, Araon Kearney and…
Paul O'Donovan oh his way to a heat win at Cork Regatta
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan won his heat of the single sculls in an excellent time of seven minutes 7.8 seconds in glorious sunshine at Cork Regatta today. The Skibbereen man had 2.7 seconds to spare over heavyweight oarsman Ronan Byrne of…

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