Skibbereen Men Popular on Awards Circuit

#Rowing: The awards season is proving a fruitful one for rowers. Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll were honoured at the Canon Hayes Centre awards and fellow Skibbereen man Paul O’Donovan has been nominated for the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year award. All three won gold medals at the … …read

All-in-a-Row Pulls Together Clubs for Charity

#Rowing: The All-in-a-Row charity event on the Liffey drew a flotilla of varied craft to the Liffey in central Dublin today in aid of the RNLI and the Irish Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (IUSRU). There were over 40 boats on the water, and there was a festive air to …

Over €1.7m in funding for local groups

Vartry Rowing Club have been allocated €5,500 for an All-Ireland One Design Celtic Yawl. Chairman, George O’Brien, expects the new one-design All-Ireland boat to … Wicklow Rowing Club will receive €20,500 for a new skiff and safety rib. Wicklow Sailing Club will have €46,000 for a rescue craft and … …

€35000 announced for Arranmore and Cloughaneely

Government Chief Whip Minister Joe McHugh say €31,125 will go towards the purchase of a new tractor for Arranmore for the movement of goods around the island. With an additional €4,280 sanctioned for Cloughaneely Rowing Club for the purchase of new equipment. Minister McHugh said: “The … …read more

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Kevin to compete in 2018 European Indoor Rowing Championships

Kevin Wall on Swan River in Perth, Western Australia.

CLONMEL rower Kevin Wall will represent Ireland in the 2018 European Rowing Indoor Championships taking place in Amsterdam tomorrow, Saturday December 9th.

Kevin who has been rowing since he was 12 years old, was born with cerebral palsy and will compete …

Rowing: O'Donovan and O'Driscoll opt for heavyweight route

“We are going to lose a World Championships medal each year but we hope to gain an Olympics spot.” The choice came after long discussions with Dominic Casey, the Ireland lightweight coach who had brought them to this level. Casey spoke of how he and Rowing Ireland would support the …

Heavy Challenge for Ireland's Golden Rowers

Heavy Challenge for Ireland’s Golden Rowers. 7th December 2017. Glory Days: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll with their gold medals from the World Cup in Poznan. #Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll, the world champions in the lightweight pair, have decided to go heavyweight. …read more

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O'Donovan and O'Driscoll reveal heavyweight ambitions

Ireland’s world lightweight rowing pair champions Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll have decided to switch to heavyweight class in a bid to qualify for Tokyo 2020. The Skibereen men won gold, as did Olympic medallist Paul O’Donovan, at September’s world championships in Florida and also won … …read more

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