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Queen's Fifth in Fours Head in London
Queen’s Unversity’s rowing elite four of Colin Williamson, Rory O’Connor, Abdulrahman Mohamed and Jonathan Mitchell finished fifth at the Fuller’s Fours Head of the River in London today. At the Bann Head of the River on Saturday, the host club’s…
Prowlers Could Boost Tourism in West
The 50ft monster waves that arose off Ireland's west coast last week could provide a significant boost to tourism in the region. Ethna Murphy of Fáilte Ireland told The Irish Times that images and news reports of the Prowlers waves…
Giant Prowler Wave Location Remains Secret
The location of record breaking waves that appear only every few years will remain a secret known only to a handful of brave surfers. An international team - including Irish surfers - rode the giant prowler waves off the west…
Home Divers Make a Splash at Irish Open
Irish divers made a strong showing at the 2010 Irish Open National Championships last weekend. Natasha McManus of the Dublin Diving Club took first place in the Girls C group 1 metre and 3 metre categories, just missing out on…
Hurricane Produces West Coast 'Prowler'
West coast surfers who went out on a huge wave yesterday (SCROLL DOWN FOR VID) are refusing to give away the secret location of the new monster wave that produced a spectacular photograph on the front page of the Irish…
Kitesurfer Killed in France
A kitesurfer has been overwhelmed by the force of the wind while he was kitesurfing and been killed in France. He crashed into a nine-storey building and then went over it. The journal.ie has more on the accident. See over the…
 Kozlowsk Lecture on Cave Diving in Ireland
Of all aspects of scuba diving, the discipline with the highest mortality rate is cave diving writes Timmy Carey. A myriad of things can go wrong, a diver can get lost, run out of air and even worse, carried out in complete darkness…
Historic Lecture on the Easter Rising Vessel, The Aud
Embedded in the history of Ireland, the events which occurred in April 1916 place Roger Casement and his famous gun running ship in the annals of Irish history. She lies broken, in a depth 34 metres in Cork Harbour. Much of the…
Fifth-Place Finish for O'Neill's New Zealand Crew
Sean O’Neill had to settle for fifth place in the A Final at the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand today. The Limerickman rowed in the six seat of the New Zealand eight which put up a good fight in…
UCD's Senior Eight Fastest at Neptune Head of the River
UCD’s men’s senior eight were by far the fastest crew at the Neptune Head of the River at Blessington, with 25 seconds to spare over their nearest rivals in the eight, University of Limerick. The UCD women’s eight also topped…
Chambers a Coleraine Golden Boy
Richard Chambers from Coleraine took gold at the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand today as the Britain lightweight four won an extremely close race. Another Coleraine man, Alan Campbell, made the podium in the men’s single scull, where he…
Grant Aid Announced for 129 Fisheries Projects
Sean Connick TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, today announced grant aid support for 129 projects. The European Fisheries Fund provides co-funding for specific projects which are outlined in the appendix. Grant-aid of €1,122,084…
Fifth Place at World Championships for Ireland
Ireland’s adaptive coxed four took fifth place in the A Final of the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand this morning. The crew of Anne Marie McDaid, Sarah Caffrey, Shane Ryan, Kevin Du Toit and cox Helen Arbuthnot found themselves…
Fly tying to be Centrepiece of New Angling Exhibition
Most of the top names in fly tying and angling will be in Galway this November for the inaugural Irish Fly Fair say Galway organisers. Well known game angler Stevie Munn will be in town in partnership with Irish Angler…
Adaptive Four Make World Championships A Final
Ireland will have an A Finalist at the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand. The Legs Trunk and Arms Mixed Coxed Four won their repechage today to qualify for Thursday’s final. Ireland were second at halfway to Poland, who caught…
Play Hockey, Underwater!
For anyone looking for new winter time water sport, why not consider underwater hockey also known as Octopush writes Timmy Carey.The game is played in the swimming pool with two teams of six who chase a weighted puck along the bottom of…

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