Gold and Silver for Ireland at World Cup

A gold and silver medal made it a very good Saturday at the Poznan World Cup for the Ireland rowing team.  The gold came courtesy of Katie O’Brien, who had left over 100 metres between her and her two competitors, both Ukranian, in the final of the PR2 single sculls....

Ireland Crews Stay in the Hunt for Medals

The early racing on Saturday gave Ireland plenty to cheer about at the World Cup regatta in Poznan, Poland. The aim was to qualify boats for A Finals, and five of the six Irish boats hit the target.  The first lightweight single sculls semi-final pitted Gary O’Donovan...

Five Ireland Crews Nail Semi-Final Places at World Cup

There were a string of good results for Ireland at the World Cup regatta in Poznan today. All five crews in heats qualified directly for semi-finals.  Fintan McCarthy won his heat of the lightweight single sculls in a good time, while Gary O’Donovan also qualified. He...

Aifric Keogh: The Lows and Highs of an Olympic Medallist

As this memorable year for Irish rowing draws to a close, here is a chance to see and listen to Aifric Keogh, one of the Ireland women’s four which medalled at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.  As part of the Trinity Business School Forum, Keogh spoke to Liam Gorman in a...