America’s Cup – Ireland withdraw from AC37 venue bidding

In a press statement Monday 28 March, the Department of Tourism and Sport confirmed that Minister Catherine Martin and Minster of State Jack Chambers ‘have today decided not to proceed further in the bidding process to host the 37th America’s Cup’.

America’s Cup – Cork pitches new AC37 Venue Bid

The Irish Examiner has reported that a new America’s Cup ‘set-up’ in Cork has been pitched to civil servants in a bid to keep the city’s hopes of hosting the 2024 yacht race afloat

Ireland and Brazil 49ers Disqualified for too heavy Trapeze belt

Irish and Brazilian 49er sailing teams have been disqualified from races five and six of Day 5 for the use of trapeze harnesses that were ‘too heavy’.

Scramble for final Olympic places as Covid shuts the door

With the Princesa Trofeo Sofia in Palma de Mallorca now postponed to October, Irish 49ers could miss out on Olympic selection

Ireland reveals Roadmap for multi-crewed boats to return to sailing

On Friday the Taoiseach published its five-level plan for lifting Ireland’s COVID-19 restrictions, the Roadmap for reopening society and business

Funding set-back for Ireland’s Annalise Murphy

Funding set-back for Ireland’s sailing superstar Annalise Murphy as she struggles to qualify for Tokyo 2020 in the 49erFX

Ireland struggle to qualify for Olympic 2020

Irish Sailing has announced its Tokyo 2020 Selection Criteria, but the country has yet to qualify in any of the ten Olympic events.