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# rowing - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Two Irish boats claim spots in European rowing finals
# Pull
# Pull

Two Irish boats claim spots in European rowing finals

Apr 10th 2021, 2:30 PM 2,628 Views 0 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy made a statement of intent with their victory.

# rowing - Friday 9 April, 2021

Four Irish crews book their place in European Rowing Championship finals
# Rowing For Gold
# Rowing For Gold

Four Irish crews book their place in European Rowing Championship finals

Apr 9th 2021, 5:33 PM 2,950 Views 1 Comment

Women’s four and women’s pair crews qualify for A Finals along with Lydia Heaphy and Gary O’Donovan.

# rowing - Thursday 14 January, 2021

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
# RIP
# RIP

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Jan 14th 2021, 8:35 PM 10,989 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.

# rowing - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Meet one of Irish sport’s best athletes - also Irish sport’s best kept secret
# Tokyo Olympics
# Tokyo Olympics

Meet one of Irish sport’s best athletes - also Irish sport’s best kept secret

Dec 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,395 Views 8 Comments

Fintan McCarthy has a great chance of winning gold at next year’s Olympics. So how come he is not already a national treasure?

# rowing - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Puspure claims gold at European Rowing Championships as Ireland win medals in four events
# Results
# Results

Puspure claims gold at European Rowing Championships as Ireland win medals in four events

Updated Oct 11th 2020, 5:00 PM 39,577 Views 14 Comments

Fintan McCarthy was the Irish rower of the day to secure a medal in the lightweight men’s sculls.

# rowing - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Defending champion Sanita Puspure advances to another European final
# Dominant
# Dominant

Defending champion Sanita Puspure advances to another European final

Oct 10th 2020, 12:58 PM 4,326 Views 2 Comments

Five Irish crews have done enough to secure places in tomorrow’s A finals in Poznan, Poland.

# rowing - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'We realised that while it’s fun to be out there partying, we were happier doing the rowing'
# O'donovan Brothers
# O'donovan Brothers

'We realised that while it’s fun to be out there partying, we were happier doing the rowing'

Aug 18th 2020, 8:35 PM 36,535 Views 3 Comments

Gary and Paul O’Donovan talk lockdown, the Olympics, rowing without each other, and whether they can be considered celebrities.

# rowing - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'
# Heroes
# Heroes

'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'

Jun 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 4,821 Views 4 Comments

The O’Donovan brothers’ Olympic homecoming is recalled in this extract from ‘Something in the Water’.

# rowing - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

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

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

Updated Mar 25th 2020, 4:17 PM 19,272 Views 7 Comments

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
# Dominant Force
# Dominant Force

World champion Sanita Puspure crowned Irish Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 20th 2019, 8:00 PM 32,488 Views 50 Comments

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
# Something In The Water
# Something In The Water

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

Dec 14th 2019, 7:15 AM 18,143 Views 5 Comments

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
# World Class
# World Class

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

Oct 15th 2019, 11:38 AM 1,843 Views 1 Comment

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
# World Champs
# World Champs

O'Donovan and McCarthy power to double sculls world title

Aug 31st 2019, 2:03 PM 10,923 Views 10 Comments

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
# Job Done
# Job Done

McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan secure spot at Tokyo Olympics

Aug 29th 2019, 1:22 PM 3,956 Views 4 Comments

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
# Silverware
# Silverware

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

Jul 14th 2019, 4:47 PM 3,337 Views 2 Comments

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
# Rotterdam
# Rotterdam

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

Updated Jul 13th 2019, 3:20 PM 5,501 Views 6 Comments

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
# Victory

Sanita Puspure sets new record en route to landing European gold

Jun 2nd 2019, 1:32 PM 7,495 Views 2 Comments

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
# Tough Result
# Tough Result

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

Jun 1st 2019, 11:48 AM 5,214 Views 0 Comments

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
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

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

May 31st 2019, 3:38 PM 4,504 Views 0 Comments

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!'
# Not So Dominant Puspure
# Not So Dominant Puspure

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

May 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,288 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Perseverance
# Perseverance

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

Dec 26th 2018, 10:00 AM 22,564 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Rowing
# Rowing

'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'

Nov 4th 2018, 8:45 AM 4,516 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

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

Oct 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 18,720 Views 1 Comment

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
# Acclaim
# Acclaim

O'Donovans receive heroes' welcome home after latest triumph

Sep 17th 2018, 9:32 PM 15,038 Views 11 Comments

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
# Irish Rowing
# Irish Rowing

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

Sep 16th 2018, 10:32 AM 40,100 Views 38 Comments

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
# World Champions

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

Sep 15th 2018, 12:40 PM 9,757 Views 5 Comments

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
# Rowing
# Rowing

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

Sep 15th 2018, 10:22 AM 57,038 Views 64 Comments

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
# Rowing
# Rowing

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

Sep 15th 2018, 9:46 AM 2,184 Views 1 Comment

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
# Irish Rowing
# Irish Rowing

Irish rowers finish fifth in World Championships final

Sep 14th 2018, 11:40 AM 4,956 Views 3 Comments

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
# Rowing
# Rowing

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

Sep 9th 2018, 3:47 PM 3,999 Views 3 Comments

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
# Rowing
# Rowing

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

Aug 5th 2018, 11:38 AM 25,052 Views 37 Comments

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
# Skibb Boys
# Skibb Boys

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

Aug 4th 2018, 1:12 PM 8,391 Views 3 Comments

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
# Rowing
# Rowing

Irish crews miss out on medal races at European Rowing Championships

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:21 PM 8,520 Views 7 Comments

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
# Rowing
# Rowing

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

Jul 15th 2018, 12:32 PM 8,295 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Dream Big
# Dream Big

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

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 AM 17,055 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rowing
# Rowing

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

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:45 AM 4,089 Views 1 Comment

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’
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

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

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:00 AM 24,914 Views 2 Comments

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
# Dynamic Duo

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

Dec 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 17,381 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Queen Of Skibbereen
# Queen Of Skibbereen

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

Dec 24th 2017, 8:01 PM 42,655 Views 6 Comments

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
# Silver Linings
# Silver Linings

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:30 AM 4,024 Views 1 Comment

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

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