Hosts and University of Limerick fast at Skibbereen Head

Skibbereen’s men’s club one eight clocked 10 minutes seven seconds to come fastest at the Skibbereen Head of the River at the Marina in Cork.The University of Limerick senior men’s quadruple was the fastest in their class. Their time of 10 minutes 29 seconds was 10...

Galway Crews and Trinity Do Well at Erne Fours Head

Galway crews had a good outing at the Erne Fours Head today. The University of Galway senior womens’ quad was the fastest women’s crew by 14 seconds from from Queen’s senior quad in the women’s fours head, run in flat-calm conditions (pic courtesy Her Sport live...

Big Issues Before Rowing Ireland AGM

Votes on constitutional change and elections for president, secretary and treasurer make Sunday’s agm of Rowing Ireland one of the most momentous in its history.  The changes, which require 75 per cent support to be adopted, concern removing the power of the president...

Skibbereen and Erne Fours Heads Draw Big Entries

Two big events in Munster and Ulster should give a lift-off to the rowing season on Saturday. The Skibbereen Head of the River at the Marina in Cork has 521 crews entered, with approximately 300 in fixed heads. One interesting entry is the composite quadruple...

Presidential Candidates Make Their Case

The two candidates for President of Rowing Ireland outlined their policy positions. Here they are in full: Michael (Mick) O Callaghan, rowing supporter & candidate for PresidentI joined Shandon Boat Club on the Marina, Cork as a Junior rower in 1963 and was...