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# rowing - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Olympic gold medallists O'Donovan and McCarthy to face each other in Irish Rowing Championships
# Smoke On The Water
# Smoke On The Water

Olympic gold medallists O'Donovan and McCarthy to face each other in Irish Rowing Championships

Aug 17th 2021, 6:26 PM 15,142 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy will both be in action in Inniscarra this weekend.

# rowing - Sunday 1 August, 2021

'There had been four female Irish Olympian medallists and we doubled that number in one race'
# History Makers
# History Makers

'There had been four female Irish Olympian medallists and we doubled that number in one race'

Aug 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 7,305 Views 5 Comments

Ireland’s bronze-medal wining rowers have returned home.

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'
# Golden Boys
# Golden Boys

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'

Aug 1st 2021, 3:09 PM 46,348 Views 12 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy retuned home today after their stunning Olympic success.

# rowing - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key

Jul 31st 2021, 9:38 AM 40,066 Views 16 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.

# rowing - Friday 30 July, 2021

The Irish rowing Olympian who led New Zealand to an unlikely gold in Tokyo
# Quiet Revolution
# Quiet Revolution

The Irish rowing Olympian who led New Zealand to an unlikely gold in Tokyo

Jul 30th 2021, 10:19 AM 25,087 Views 1 Comment

Tony O’Connor saw his team storm to gold earlier.

# rowing - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'It’s heartbreaking to have to pull out' - Puspure withdraws from Olympic B final due to illness
# Unfortunate
# Unfortunate

'It’s heartbreaking to have to pull out' - Puspure withdraws from Olympic B final due to illness

Jul 29th 2021, 6:24 PM 15,000 Views 3 Comments

The 39-year-old says she had not been feeling well over the past few days.

'She's done rowing in Ireland proud and she can hold her head high knowing what she's done'
# Shock
# Shock

'She's done rowing in Ireland proud and she can hold her head high knowing what she's done'

Jul 29th 2021, 9:06 AM 13,897 Views 8 Comments

Rowing team chief Fearghal O’Callaghan reflected on a ‘bittersweet’ day.

# rowing - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

TV Wrap - Welcome to Rowing Country, where people get up early in the morning
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Welcome to Rowing Country, where people get up early in the morning

Jul 28th 2021, 12:09 PM 22,011 Views 9 Comments

A review of the coverage of Ireland’s first medal success of the Tokyo Olympics.

# rowing - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Olympic rowing schedule disrupted by incoming storm
# Brewing
# Brewing

Olympic rowing schedule disrupted by incoming storm

Jul 25th 2021, 8:32 AM 4,092 Views 0 Comments

Sanita Puspure’s semifinal has been rescheduled as a result.

No medal race for Irish pair Byrne and Doyle as they finish last in semi-final
# Out Of Contention
# Out Of Contention

No medal race for Irish pair Byrne and Doyle as they finish last in semi-final

Jul 25th 2021, 4:58 AM 5,131 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair were tipped as medal contenders in Tokyo.

Medal hopes remain on course as Sanita Puspure eases to Olympic semi-finals
# Dominant
# Dominant

Medal hopes remain on course as Sanita Puspure eases to Olympic semi-finals

Jul 25th 2021, 3:19 AM 5,300 Views 1 Comment

Puspure won her quarter-final in the women’s single sculls in Tokyo this morning.

Fine Irish rowing form continues with double repechage success
# Progress
# Progress

Fine Irish rowing form continues with double repechage success

Updated Jul 25th 2021, 2:33 AM 4,801 Views 0 Comments

The women’s pair Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley and the lightweight duo of Aoife Casey and Margret Cremen delivered the results they needed.

# rowing - Friday 23 July, 2021

Sanita Puspure comfortably into quarter-finals as Ireland's Olympics begins
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Sanita Puspure comfortably into quarter-finals as Ireland's Olympics begins

Updated Jul 23rd 2021, 3:06 AM 9,100 Views 1 Comment

Byrne and Doyle face repechage after missing automatic qualification for the men’s double sculls semis.

# rowing - Thursday 22 July, 2021

‘I’m ready to fight for a medal’: Sanita Puspure on her final shot at Olympic glory for Ireland
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

‘I’m ready to fight for a medal’: Sanita Puspure on her final shot at Olympic glory for Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 8:00 AM 9,084 Views 3 Comments

At 39, the world champion rower is hoping to banish the disappointments of the 2012 and 2016 Games by unleashing her talent in Japan.

# rowing - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Paul O'Donovan: 'Really, there's a ceiling on how happy you can be, winning medals'
# All That Glitters
# All That Glitters

Paul O'Donovan: 'Really, there's a ceiling on how happy you can be, winning medals'

Jul 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 28,324 Views 1 Comment

‘There was a pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus, who said, ‘A man can never fall in the same river twice.”

# rowing - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Another gold for O'Donovan and McCarthy as Ireland's rowers win five medals at World Cup II
# Medal Haul
# Medal Haul

Another gold for O'Donovan and McCarthy as Ireland's rowers win five medals at World Cup II

May 23rd 2021, 10:51 PM 7,367 Views 5 Comments

Gold, three silvers, and a bronze as Ireland’s rowers continue their Olympic campaign in Lucerne.

# rowing - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Successful morning for Irish rowing as another two boats secure Olympic qualification
# The Joy Of Six
# The Joy Of Six

Successful morning for Irish rowing as another two boats secure Olympic qualification

May 16th 2021, 12:02 PM 4,526 Views 5 Comments

Mission accomplished for the women’s four and lightweight women’s double at the Lucerne regatta.

# rowing - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Impressive Irish four book place in final at Olympic qualifier
# Due East
# Due East

Impressive Irish four book place in final at Olympic qualifier

May 15th 2021, 12:59 PM 4,012 Views 1 Comment

The decider will now be held tomorrow morning due to forecasted poor weather.

# rowing - Sunday 11 April, 2021

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships
# Golden Boys
# Golden Boys

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships

Updated Apr 11th 2021, 1:14 PM 58,328 Views 16 Comments

Silver in Varese for Irish women’s four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh.

# 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 2,742 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 2,994 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 11,067 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 27,134 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 39,609 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 4,335 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 36,852 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 4,886 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 19,295 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 32,521 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 18,218 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 1,865 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 10,941 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 3,980 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 3,349 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 5,539 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 7,504 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 5,224 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 4,518 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 6,295 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 23,031 Views 2 Comments

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

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