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No more excuses, Stormont's rowing politicians warned

The Northern Ireland Secretary has warned Stormont’s rowing politicians there are “no more excuses” for failing to restore powersharing. Julian Smith … …read more

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St. Michael's Rowing Club Stage 'The Hobblers Challenge' on Dublin Bay

St. Michael’s Rowing Club will host The Hobblers Challenge on the 7th of September. The challenge is a 28km endurance coastal rowing race, which … …read more

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Fall Training Plan for Winter 2k Grind

Hey everyone

M16, 73kg, 5′ 10″

2k: 6:40

I am looking to improve my fall training plan, which currently consists of UT2 workouts, ranging from 15k – 3x25min, 5 times a week. 6 on water sessions a week, mainly long 16ks, with some 3x3k or 2x6k pieces. I haven’t begun …

I love indoor rowing

I am middle aged. Raced road bicycles when I was young. Did a lot of running in the Army. Now that I got skin cancer I am staying indoors. Joined a gym a couple weeks ago. I LOVE indoor rowing. I put it on a low setting and keep my …

Worried my new rowing club will be cliquey


So I’m moving to France for a year because I got a job there and when I was researching I noticed they had a rowing club and I’ve decided I’m going to take up rowing again as a sport during my time abroad. What I’m a bit worried about …

Statement on passing of Dzmitry Ryshkevich

Rowing Ireland is deeply saddened to hear of the tragic death of Belarussian Dzmitry Ryshkevich. The para rower died during a training session at the World Rowing Championships venue in Linz-Ottensheim. Our sincere condolences are with Dzmitry’s family, friends and the Belarusian rowing community.

Our thoughts are also with our …