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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 15 December, 2018


# 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.

# rowing - Friday 26 May, 2017

O'Donovan brothers make European Rowing Championships semi-finals after repechage

The pair took take their second chance this afternoon to reach the semi-finals.

# rowing - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final

Skibbereen clubmates Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll and Denise Walsh stole the limelight from Gary and Paul O’Donovan in Belgrade.

# rowing - Saturday 6 May, 2017

O'Donovan brothers storm into World Cup final in Belgrade

The Olympic silver medallists are back in action tomorrow.

# rowing - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'

The O’Donovan brothers talk the Rio and the past, how they feel about their media portrayal and what’s coming up next.

# rowing - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Gavan Hennigan completes 5000km solo row across the Atlantic Ocean

He came third and broke Irish records.

# rowing - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'I'm going to raise the tricolour high': Galway man to make history after 7 weeks rowing the Atlantic alone

Gavan Hennigan is approaching Antigua with a world record in his sights.

# rowing - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic

Paddy Gallagher lost his leg in Afghanistan after he was blown up by an IED

# rowing - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes

The West Cork club that spawned one of the stories of the sporting year.

# rowing - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

# rowing - Monday 26 December, 2016

Sinéad Lynch thankful for structures in her life that make it easier to move on from Olympics

Sinéad Lynch is still hopeful that she can strive for the Tokyo Olympics

# rowing - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Paul O'Donovan deserves his place on the shortlist

The 22-year-old Corkman won medals at the Olympics, the Europeans and the Worlds in 2016.

# rowing - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio

Gary and Paul O’Donovan are as hungry as ever after their success in Brazil.

# rowing - Sunday 9 October, 2016

O'Donovan brothers untouchable as Olympic silver medallists storm to national title

The Irish Open regatta took place this weekend.

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