In the great history of Irish rowing, Saturday, September 9th, 2023 was special. Across a range of crews, Ireland again showed that it is a power in the international game. Here are some images from here in Belgrade; thanks to the Rowing Ireland team for their coverage.
Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan, gold medallists in the lightweight double, celebrate.
The young Ireland pair of Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney, who took a bronze medal, celebrate on the podium with Switzerland (gold), Britain (silver).
Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen smile at their wonderful achievement of winning a place for their lightweight double at Paris 2024. They won the B Final.
Niccolo Maurogiovanni, their coach, hugs Nathan Timoney and Ross Corrigan.
Paul O’Donovan celebrates with close supporters and back on the water with  Fintan McCarthy. (These two pictures copyright Liam Gorman).