Rower or The Rower (from ) is a small village in County Kilkenny, Ireland. The Rower is on the R705 regional road, roughly 30 km from both Waterford and Kilkenny. It is within the parish of the same name, which is about five miles (8 km) in length from north to south, by about three miles in breadth.
It lies on the slopes of Brandon Hill and Cullintra Hill. It has a primary school, two churches, a GAA field and community hall. The ruined castle of Coolkill, said to have belonged to the Butler family, is nearby; and there are several broken dolmens in the vicinity of Ballynabarna.