The Kind Leading The Blind


H&MV Engineering is hosting a virtual charity event to fundraise for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind.

The initiative will be on the weekend of the 11th and 12th of July. The weekend was originally planned for their annual 2020 cycle event but due to the current situation, …

2020 AGM Registration Reminder


The Rowing Ireland Annual General Meeting is due to take place  (via Zoom) on Sunday 12th July at 11.30 am.

The Registration information (i.e. email address of the person attending the AGM)  must be sent by the club secretary before Sunday 5th July at 7 pm.  Please note registration …

World Championships Through the Years

We are looking back at the World Championships through the years.

This week Rowing Ireland’s Women in Sport Lead and Olympian Claire Lambe chats to Ireland’s first World Rowing Champion, Niall O’Toole about his winning the Lightweight Men’s Single World Championship in 1991.

Niall is Ireland’s first-ever World Rowing Champion …

High-Performance Coaching Pathway Announcement


We are delighted to welcome seven aspiring female coaches on the High-Performance (HP) Coaching Pathway. Each coach that we selected has demonstrated ambition, aptitude and initiative in their coaching, which we believe will be key to the success of this programme. We are looking forward to working with each …

Mental Health Research Survey


As of yet, there is a significant lack of quality research into athlete mental health at this time. Completion of this survey will help to address this point and improve our understanding of the psychological implications of the pandemic and the impact of social distancing measures for athletes across …

2020 Irish Offshore Championships


Offshore Championships return to Kerry

The 2020 Irish Offshore Rowing Championships were originally due to be held at Portnoo Beach hosted by Loughros Point Rowing Club. As a result of Covid-19, Loughros Point had to withdraw as hosts but gave us ample time to find an alternative host. All …

Rowing Ireland’s Food Safety Sheet


The Rowing Ireland Working Group on COVID 19 met yesterday evening and have formulated a food safety sheet for Rowing Ireland Clubs and Members.

There is not a lot of scientific information about the survival of COVID-19 on the surface of open food. It is important to maintain good …