Irish Indoor Rowing Championships

Olympic silver medalists Paul (left) and Gary (right) O’Donovan competing in the IIRC 2017.

ONLINE entries for the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships 2018, being held in Limerick on January 20th, close tomorrow night, January 10th, at 11pm.

Online entries are for individuals only. Two or more individuals (except in a single team) should use the ‘Group Entry Form’ on the registration page.

There are four types of categorised Individual race:

  1. A) Standard 2000m (2k) & Para Rowing 2k
  2. B) 1000m (1k) for FISA Masters, J15 & College Freshmen 
  3. C) 500m Sprint
  4. D) Junior ‘Set times’ – 5, 4 & 3 minutes (J15, 14 & 13 resp.)

There are two types of categorised Relay or Team race:

  1. A) 2000m (2k) whereby a team of four competitors will be assigned a Rowing machine on which they must complete a 2k as quickly as possible managing their own individual fitness levels and abilities. They may rotate/relay as many times as they wish. They may optimise the foot straps for performance but nothing else of an ergometer may be altered.

B) Inter-Provincial Team Relays: Teams of 4 will be selected and managed by the four Irish Provincial Branches in J13-18 age categories for girls & boys. Each category race will result a winning province – 1st place takes home the medals.

You can find schedules, info documents, frequently-asked-questions, forms, prices and registration forms on the website

Online Registrations are for Single entrants. If you or your club intend entering two or more entrants, use the ‘Group Entry Form’ available on

The IIRCs are open to EVERYBODY. No pre-qualification is required.

Keep an eye on the IIRC Facebook page for all the latest news and follow the event on Twitter @IrishIndoorsRow to be kept abreast of developments and results on the day.


Olympic silver medalists Gary (left) and Paul (right) O’Donovan competing in the IIRCs 2017.

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