Rio Olympians Sign Up for Irish Indoor Rowing Championships

#Rowing: The entry for the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships has both quantity and quality, with Irish rowers who are set to compete at the Olympic Games in the mix. Gary O’Donovan will compete in lightweight class and Paul O’Donovan in the under-23 lightweight class.

Claire Lambe, who partnered Sinéad Jennings …

Notice: Regional Junior Trials February 2016

The Regional Junior Trials will be held over two separate venues to allow some flexibility and reduced costs for this early season test. Rowers from Connacht, Leinster and Ulster may enter the Lough Rynn trial and rowers from Munster may enter the NRC trial, however crossover is allowed if it …

Important Notice: IIRC Reminder

Reminder: Registration for Irish Indoor Rowing Championships closes tomorrow Wednesday 13th January at 11pm. Rowing Ireland Candidates:

All those trialling for RI must enter the IIRC.

You can register here

Are you entering more than one entrant? If so, you should use the ‘Group Entry Form’ then contact the Organisers …

History of the IARA

A new article has been added to the Irish Rowing Archives: A history of the Irish Amateur Rowing Association 1883-1886 which preceded the IARU (Rowing Ireland)

This piece reviews the story of the short lived Irish Amateur Rowing Union (IARA) and the origins of competitive rowing as we know it …

Muckross Head of the River to be held in March

#Rowing: Muckross Rowing Club has chosen to reschedule its head of the river for March 5th. The original date was December 5th, but there was a poor weather forecast and the head had to be cancelled. The March 5th date will be shared with the Erne Head of the River …


Muckross Head Of the River 2015, which was due to be held on the 5th December but was cancelled due to inclement weather leading into Storm Desmond, has been rescheduled to Saturday 5th March 2016. Full event details will be posted at the earliest opportunity. Enquiries to

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