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...

Cambridge Boat Race Winners Bow Out at Trinity Regatta

Cork Boat Club won the men’s senior eight and Cambridge the women’s at Trinity Regatta today – the latter in their last race together. The Cambridge women’s eight, featuring the world’s number one female rower for 2021, New Zealander Grace Prendergast, was the same...

Byrne Wins Battle with Sheehan at Cork Sculling Ladder

Ronan Byrne (above) has won the Cork Sculling Ladder outright for a record-equalling fourth time. The UCC man draws level with Brian Crean.  Andrew Sheehan of Lee (below) had been the fastest in the time trial in November at the Marina course. Having won the toss and...

University of Limerick and Cork Top Eights Rankings

Cork Boat Club had the fastest men’s eight and men’s four on the second day of Skibbereen Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. In the eight the St Joseph’s junior crew came in second – faster than Shandon, racing as seniors. Commercial’s senior crew placed second in...

Olympic Champion McCarthy and Kelly of NUIG Excel

Fintan McCarthy was the fastest man in the men’s single sculls at the Skibbereen Regatta today. The Olympic gold medallist had clear water at the end to Tom Kelly of NUIG, who pushed Gary O’Donovan into third. Kelly, an under-23 rower from Kenmare, had also shown well...

Big Entry and Big Names at Skibbereen Regatta

There’s a big entry in every sense for Skibbereen Regatta at the National Rowing Centre this weekend. The event covers two days, Saturday and Sunday, and there are over 700 crews entered and a good selection of internationals.  Olympians Aoife Casey and Margaret...