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# rowing - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

For one of Ireland’s biggest medal hopes, the Olympics' postponement could be a blessing in disguise

Sanita Puspure on how the dramatic change of plans have impacted on her.

# rowing - Friday 20 December, 2019

World champion Sanita Puspure crowned Irish Sportswoman of the Year

The Latvian-born rower won her second successive World gold in the summer, and also qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.

# rowing - Saturday 14 December, 2019

‘We got you this evening, John; we were in first’ - the culture that put Skibbereen Rowing Club on the map

In an extract from Something In The Water, Kieran McCarthy paints a picture of the extraordinary West Cork medal factory.

# rowing - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards

New crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and fellow Corkman Ronan Byrne are also nominated.

# rowing - Saturday 31 August, 2019

O'Donovan and McCarthy power to double sculls world title

The lightweight Corkmen took silver in Rotterdam last month, but went one better today.

# rowing - Thursday 29 August, 2019

McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan secure spot at Tokyo Olympics

A semi-final win today means the pair will race for a World Championship medal later today.

# rowing - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Byrne and Doyle add to Ireland's medal tally at World Cup in Rotterdam

The men’s pair were just one second behind their Swiss counterparts to finish second in their A Final on Sunday.

# rowing - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals

It has been a highly successful day on the water in Rotterdam.

# rowing - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Sanita Puspure sets new record en route to landing European gold Victory This post contains videos

Sanita Puspure sets new record en route to landing European gold

She defeated the holder Jeannine Gmelin to claim victory.

# rowing - Saturday 1 June, 2019

O'Donovan misses out with fourth-place finish at European Championships

The Skibbereen native was competing in the C Final of the lightweight single sculls.

# rowing - Friday 31 May, 2019

Successful day overall for Team Ireland at Europeans, but O'Donovan misses out

Sanita Puspure, and Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne won their respective heats.

# rowing - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'I used to be miles ahead... now everyone is closing up and I'm starting to panic!'

Sanita Puspure’s gold medal at World Championships has spurred those around her on more too.

# rowing - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.

# rowing - Sunday 4 November, 2018

'You can’t gamble with your future and your results. I might not be rowing in 10 years' time, but I will want a career'

Emily Hegarty tells The42 about her first experience at the senior World Rowing Championships, her budding partnership with Aifric Keogh and balancing study with sport.

# rowing - Monday 29 October, 2018

'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'

Aifric Keogh speaks to The42 about the surge of success in Irish rowing.

# rowing - Monday 17 September, 2018

O'Donovans receive heroes' welcome home after latest triumph

They were greeted by family and fans at Cork Airport.

# rowing - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Gold for Ireland! Sanita Puspure crowned women's single sculls world champion

The 36-year-old blew the competition away to secure first place in Bulgaria on Sunday morning.

# rowing - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria World Champions This post contains videos

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria

Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.

World champions! O'Donovan brothers win rowing gold for Ireland

The Skibbereen duo were brilliant winners in the men’s lightweight double sculls.

Ireland's Keogh and Hegarty finish sixth in World Rowing Championship final

Canada, New Zealand and Spain took the medals in the women’s pair final.

# rowing - Friday 14 September, 2018

Irish rowers finish fifth in World Championships final

Andrew Goff, Jake McCarthy, Ryan Ballantine and Fintan McCarthy missed out on medals at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv.

# rowing - Sunday 9 September, 2018

O'Donovans cruise into world championship quarter-finals, Irish boats into semis

Aifric Keogh and Emily Hegarty, and Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne have qualified for the semi-finals in Plovdiv.

# rowing - Sunday 5 August, 2018

O'Donovan brothers win silver at European Rowing Championships in Glasgow

The Norwegian crew of Strandli and Brun took gold in the lightweight men’s double sculls.

# rowing - Saturday 4 August, 2018

O'Donovan brothers in medal contention again after semi-final win at European Championships

Gary and Paul will be in tomorrow’s medal race in Glasgow.

# rowing - Friday 3 August, 2018

Irish crews miss out on medal races at European Rowing Championships

O’Donovan/O’Driscoll and Walsh/Casey will take their place in the weekend’s B finals.

# rowing - Sunday 15 July, 2018

O'Donovans back on the podium with World Cup gold, as Puspure claims silver

It was a good morning for Ireland in Lucerne.

# rowing - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'If I could achieve half of what them boys have achieved I'd be on top of the world'

Rising Carlow rower Jack Keating is aiming for big things.

# rowing - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Ireland's Puspure takes silver at Belgrade World Cup, bronze for the O'Donovan brothers

Double delight for Ireland’s rowers at the first World Cup regatta of the summer.

# rowing - Saturday 3 March, 2018

‘Stepping away from high-level sport is really hard and I probably still struggle with it’

Claire Lambe on representing Ireland at the 2016 Olympics and transitioning to normal life thereafter.

# rowing - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I was renting over a pub and Shane moved in... Thankfully now we have our own separate rooms' Dynamic Duo This post contains videos

'I was renting over a pub and Shane moved in... Thankfully now we have our own separate rooms'

Mark O’Donovan chats to The42 about his various successes with Shane O’Driscoll in 2017 as well as his ambitious plans for 2018.

# rowing - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'Tourists randomly started arriving at the club just to see it... it's a bit mad'

While Denise Walsh wants to replicate the success of her team-mates, she’s happy to remain under the radar.

# rowing - Saturday 23 December, 2017

18 for 18: Aoife Casey & Margaret Cremen keeping the future bright for Irish rowing

It was a landmark year for the Corkonian duo with success at the European Junior Championships.

# rowing - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

# rowing - Friday 29 September, 2017

O'Donovan and O'Driscoll win gold for Ireland at World Rowing Championships

The Skibbereen duo won the lightweight men’s pair final in 6:32.42.

# rowing - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Disappointment for Ireland as Gary O'Donovan ruled out of World Championships

There’ll be no world medal to add to the O’Donovans’ Olympic silver.

# rowing - Sunday 18 June, 2017

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver

Earlier, Sanita Puspure was victorious in the Women’s Single Sculls B final.

# rowing - Saturday 17 June, 2017

O'Donovan and O'Driscoll strike gold again in impressive World Cup victory

Another medal is on its way to Skibbereen.

# rowing - Sunday 28 May, 2017

O'Donovans and Denise Walsh claim silver medals on memorable Sunday morning

A gold and two silvers for Ireland in Racice this morning.

Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships

What a performance from the lightweight pairs duo.

# rowing - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Ireland's Denise Walsh, O'Donovans reach final at European Rowing Championships

Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan compete in the lightweight men’s double sculls later today.

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