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October Newsletter Sports Roundup

October 2, 2018
Hockey: The Irish women's team’s remarkable run to the Hockey World Cup final in London, the pinnacle of the sport outside of the Olympic Games, earned them an historic silver medal. Coached by Graham Shaw and captained by Katie Mullan, the hockey team's thrilling sequence of matches got the whole country behind them and their […]

Rowing Updates - World Championships

September 10, 2018
Rowing:  World Rowing Championships 2018 Plovdiv, Bulgaria  Irish Results - Sunday 16th September 2018 Sanita Puspure Wins Ireland’s Second Gold Medal   Sanita Puspure has today been crowned World Champion after winning Gold in the women’s single sculls. Following a week of highly impressive form, Puspure executed yet another dominant performance in the final in […]

A FOND FAREWELL

April 16, 2018
Some stellar Irish Olympians recently called time on their international careers. Three-time Olympian Scott Evans (30) retired 10 years after becoming Ireland's first male player to qualify for an Olympic Games. He competed in Beijing and London but the highlight of his career was finishing ninth at the Rio 2016 Games and he bowed out […]

2018 First Quarter Sporting Round-Up

April 16, 2018
Sporting Round-UP ATHLETICS Cork sprinter Phil Healy was best of the small five-athlete Irish contingent at the World Indoor Championships, reaching the semi-finals of the 400m in her first season running the quarter mile. Ciara Mageean, Amy Foster, teenage sprinter Ciara Neville and hurdler Ben Reynolds are currently out battling for Northern Ireland in the […]

December Sports Roundup

December 22, 2017
  ROWING WORLD champions Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll have made the decision to sacrifice the possibility of winning more major international titles in the coming two years to try to fulfil their Olympic dream. The Skibbereen duo swept the boards as a lightweight pair this year, winning World and European titles as well as […]

Irish Rowers Pulling for Medals

September 29, 2017
Three Irish boats go out in search of success today at the World Rowing Championships in Florida.Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll are in the A final of the lightweight men's pair. They'll be in the water at 5pm (Irish time). Their clubmate Paul O'Donovan won a gold at these championships last year and he'll bid to […]

Two Irish Medals at World Rowing Cup

May 11, 2017
Out of four crews who competed in Belgrade this weekend at the 2017 World Rowing Cup I, two have won medals at the event including 1 Gold and 1 Silver, and all four were successful in reaching their respective A Finals guaranteeing a top-6 finish. Shane O’ Driscoll and Mark O’ Donovan were the shining […]

Rowing Ireland Performance Director

February 24, 2017
Rowing Ireland have announced details of the recruitment process for a High Performance Director. This exciting role is an opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to lead a successful Olympic team programme through to Tokyo 2020. They are seeking applications from all interested candidates prior to 5pm on Friday 17th March 2017. A full job description […]

Gary O'Donovan To Bear Ireland Flag At Rio Closing Ceremony

August 20, 2016
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has named Gary O’Donovan, Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist in men’s lightweight double sculls, as its flag bearer to lead Team Ireland’s delegation into the Olympic Stadium during Sunday’s Closing Ceremony at the Maracanã Stadium.

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 8/16

August 13, 2016
Follow the action for Team Ireland as the action enters Week 2 in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 7/16

August 12, 2016
Friday August 12th, 2016 12:52, Golf Men's Stroke Play, Seamus Power, Round 2: 67 (tied 10th overall on -4) 13:36, Golf Men's Stroke Play, Padraig Harrington, Round 2: 71 (tied 22nd overall on -1) 14:00, Equestrian Dressage Individual,  Judy Reynolds & Vancouver K, Grand Prix Special: 74.090%* (17th to qualify for Grand Prix Freestyle *PB […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 6/16

August 11, 2016
Live Blog, Results and Imagery of Day 6 from Rio 2016 for Team Ireland

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 5/16

August 10, 2016
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

August 8, 2016
The very latest from Team Ireland on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympics

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 2/16

August 7, 2016
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

August 6, 2016
A look back on Day One for Team Ireland at Rio 2016

Team Ireland at Rio 2016: Day 1/16

August 6, 2016
Rio 2016 Team Ireland Live Blog: Day 1

Rio 2016 - Team Ireland Profile

August 5, 2016
Pictures and Profiles of all 77 athletes competing for Ireland at the Olympic Games Rio 2016

European Rowing Medals for Ireland

May 9, 2016
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

May 6, 2016
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

February 17, 2016
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

January 28, 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 […]

Rowing qualify two boats for Rio

September 7, 2015
Congratulations to Rowing Ireland who qualified two boats for Rio at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France. Paul & Gary O’ Donovan showed great character in an extremely tough race to narrowly edge out Greece in the lightweight men’s double sculls and claim the all-important fifth position as they crossed the line. Sinead Jennings […]

Irish Rowers competing for Rio qualification

September 4, 2015
Sanita Puspure finished fifth this morning in the women’s singles semi-final and will go in the B final on Sunday at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France. Sanita requires a top-three place in the final to qualify for Rio 2016. The men’s and women’s lightweight double sculls compete tomorrow in their B finals, and a […]

Three Irish Boats in World Semi Finals

September 2, 2015
Congratulations to Irish Rowing crews who have qualified for their respective semi finals at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France. Semi Final line ups are available below and more details can be found on the competition website http://www.worldrowing.com/events/2015-world-rowing-championships/schedule-results The goal in the semi final will be to qualify for Rio by  making the top […]

Irish Rowing Team quarter-final places

August 31, 2015
Ireland had a very satisfactory first day in Aiguebelette in France. Three crews qualified for the quarter-finals, with the highlight being a pillar-to-post win for the lightweight women’s double of Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe. Competing together at only their second major event, they faced Britain’s Kat Copeland and Charlotte Taylor, who set the world’s […]

World Championship Rowing

August 21, 2015
The World Rowing Championships begin on Sunday, August 30th and a record 1,300 athletes from 77 countries will compete at Aiguebelette. The International Federation have increased female participation by extending the Olympic qualification mark at Aiguebelette from nine to 11 boats in, among others, the women’s double and lightweight double which will be welcomed by Irish Rowing especially […]

Irish Rowing Team for World Championships

August 14, 2015
Performance Director Morten Esperson has named a large team for the World Rowing Championships this year. Irish crews will compete in Aiguebelette in France from August 30th to September 6th, four in boats that can book places for the Olympic Games next year. The women’s double of Lisa Dilleen and Helen Hannigan, the lightweight double of Sinéad Jennings and […]

Rowing Ireland Training Camp Boost

November 28, 2014
Rowing Ireland performance director, Morten Espersen said “The Irish Sports Council have approved three overseas camps for the Rowing Ireland international programme for the coming season" There will be two camps in Italy early in the year and one which has yet to be finalised before the World Championships, which are in late August/early September […]

Sanita Puspure wins Head of Charles Regatta in Boston over weekend

October 22, 2014
22nd October 2014 Sanita Puspure wins Head of Charles Regatta in Boston over weekend   European Rowing Championships 2014 bronze medallist Sanita Puspure traded her sculls for a sweep blade last weekend and took on the world’s fastest eight at The Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts. Flying the Irish flag in an […]
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