Irish Go For It On Expanded Henley Programme

Henley Royal Regatta adds an extra day this year. Five crews from Ireland go into action on Tuesday, and in total 10 crews travelling from Ireland will race [See Draw and Timetable below].  While all the Irish crews cherish hopes of good runs, three are selected...

Benefit Concert for Ukraine

A benefit concert for the Irish Refugee Council and Ukraine will be held in St Patrick’s Church, Ringsend this Friday, May 27th.  The organisers, who have been behind the successful All In a Row charity events on the Liffey, hope for a good turnout. Tickets are...

Dunlea Resigns as President of Rowing Ireland

The president of Rowing Ireland, Susan Dunlea, has resigned. She was elected in October, becoming the first woman to hold the post.  While her election was emphatic in its margin, Rowing Ireland comissioned an enquiry into the circumstances which found that it would...

UCD win Gannon and Corcoran Cups

UCD won three of the four titles on offer at the Colours Rowing Races on the Liffey today. Good starts were crucial on a bright day with a strong tailwind, and UCD also took advantage of the favourable North Station to win the Gannon Cup for senior men, the Corcoran...

Carroll and Greenwood Complete Atlantic Challenge

Victoria Carroll and Saf Greenwood crossed the finish line in Antigua today after rowing the 3,000 nautical miles across the Atlantic in 59 days and 39 minutes.  Carroll’s mother, Bernie, is one of the famous Caseys from Sneem and Victoria’s grandfather, Noel, is a...

Let Us Honour the Best Men’s Crew in the World

A week ago, Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy were named as World Rowing Men’s Crew of the Year. The two had been the dominant crew in the competitive lightweight double class in 2021 and won gold – and the hearts of rowing people – at Tokyo 2020.  This is the first...