Rowing

Introduction to Rowing


A sport involving 14 different classes of boat and between one and eight rowers. Rowing requires athletes with incredible upper body strength and a commitment to the sport from an early age in order to develop the correct physical shape and muscle definition. For contact details of Irish Amateur Rowing Union please click on Full story

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 5/16

Wednesday August 10th, 2016 – Day 5/16 13:00: LWT Women’s Double Sculls Claire Lambe & Sinead Lynch Semi A/B 2 13:10: LWT Men’s Double Sculls Gary O’Donovan & Paul O’Donovan Semi A/B 1 15:40: Women’s Single Sculls Sanita Puspure Semi C/D 2 17:05: Men’s Laser Class – Finn Lynch: Races 5 (18th)& 6 (27th) 17:15: […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 3/16

The very latest from Team Ireland on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympics

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 2/16

Day for Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympics was about Olympic debuts and a first look at our boxers. Weather played its part in disrupting the schedule, but there were still plenty of memorable moments for #TeamIreland Boxing: Steven Donnelly was delighted to come away with the win in his first Olympic fight #rterio2016 https://t.co/z8gOExe41u […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 1/16

A look back on Day One for Team Ireland at Rio 2016

Team Ireland at Rio 2016: Day 1/16

Rio 2016 Team Ireland Live Blog: Day 1

Rio 2016 – Team Ireland Profile

Pictures and Profiles of all 77 athletes competing for Ireland at the Olympic Games Rio 2016

European Rowing Medals for Ireland

The O’Donovan brothers, Paul and Gary, continued their startling rise in Olympic year by taking on and beating former world champions Norway, building on the momentum of the silver medal they won at the World Cup in Italy last month. The day got even better later for Ireland in Brandenburg, Germany when Sanita Puspure took […]

European Rowing Championships

Ireland have an excellent chance of podium places at the European Championships in Germany this weekend. Paul and Gary O’Donovan, in the men’s lightweight double, come into the regatta on the back of a superb silver at the first World Cup at Varese, Italy. The lightweight women’s double of Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe  have a relatively […]

Morgan McElligott from the 1948 Olympic Rowing Eight RIP

On Tuesday, 16th February, 2016 Morgan McElligott of the 1948  Olympic Eight sadly passed away. Sadly missed by his loving wife Rena, daughters Aedamar, Melisa, Miranda and Sharon, sister, sons-in-law Christian, John, David and Vincent, grandchildren Christophe, Jacques, Charles, Georgina and Meaghan, in-laws, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends. Rest in Peace Requiem Mass on […]

Puspure eyes Rio 2016

Olympic Council of Ireland Rio 2016 Scholarship athlete Sanita Puspure features in The 42 article below. Puspure was Ireland’s sole rower at the 2012 London Olympics and the mother of two is hoping to make it to second Games this year in Rio. It’ll all come down to the qualifiers in Switzerland at the end […]
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