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# swimming - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You’re not allowed to swim there today No Bathing

Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You’re not allowed to swim there today

Dublin City Council has issued a bathing ban until its water tests are back tomorrow.

# swimming - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday Channel Hopper

A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday

That’s a lot of swimming.

# swimming - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Better late than never! It’s going to hit 24 degrees today Here Comes The Summer Sun

Better late than never! It’s going to hit 24 degrees today

Dust off the swimming togs.

# swimming - Monday 3 August, 2015

An 18-year-old swimmer broke the 1,500m world record today…by accident

Watch Katie Ledecky break her own world record in the 1,500 meter freestyle on Monday morning during a preliminary round.

# swimming - Saturday 1 August, 2015

No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep

While Wales, England and France have been at altitude, Ireland preferred to keep it low-key.

# swimming - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m sorry, I was drunk’: Two men face charges after breaking into Aqua Dome for late night swim Tralee

‘I’m sorry, I was drunk’: Two men face charges after breaking into Aqua Dome for late night swim

A solicitor for one of the men said they also went for a sleep in a hotel room afterwards.

# swimming - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Bronze for Ireland’s Darragh McDonald at Paralympic Swimming World Championships

The 21-year old swam a season’s best to qualify for the final.

# swimming - Friday 10 July, 2015

Another medal! Fiona Doyle shocked herself with silver in 50m breaststroke

The Limerick woman en route to Rio has had a brilliant week in South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise Drowning This post contains videos

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.

# swimming - Thursday 9 July, 2015

A great week just got even better for Ireland’s Fiona Doyle

The Limerick native claimed bronze over over 100 metres on Sunday.

# swimming - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Kids in Kildare are donating their Communion money to keep their local pool open Save Our Pool

Kids in Kildare are donating their Communion money to keep their local pool open

The second oldest swimming pool in Ireland will close this summer – but locals are up in arms about it.

# swimming - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident Athlone

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

# swimming - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An average of 135 people drown in Ireland each year – how to protect yourself Read Me

An average of 135 people drown in Ireland each year – how to protect yourself

An expert from Irish Water Safety has some practical tips for keeping all the family safe at the beach.

# swimming - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

A US national team swimmer is set to represent Ireland at the Olympics

Shane Ryan is changing his sporting citizenship.

# swimming - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it warm enough to go swimming in the Irish Sea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it warm enough to go swimming in the Irish Sea?

Or the Atlantic? Or your local lake?

# swimming - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These brave souls will represent Ireland at the international ice swimming championships From Russia With Chilblains

These brave souls will represent Ireland at the international ice swimming championships

Because our own water isn’t cold enough…

# swimming - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hippos can swim terrifyingly fast. Just watch… Botswana

Hippos can swim terrifyingly fast. Just watch…

Like, REALLY fast.

# swimming - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie IN PICTURES: Your Christmas Day dips and runs Mad Yokes

IN PICTURES: Your Christmas Day dips and runs

A Christmas tradition for some, a nightmare for others.

From TheJournal.ie First time Christmas Day swimming? Here’s some must-read advice… Braving It

First time Christmas Day swimming? Here’s some must-read advice…

Braving the waters today? Be careful out there — and never ever drink and swim.

# swimming - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles

The Irish swimmer has called it a day.

# swimming - Monday 6 October, 2014

Michael Phelps handed six-month ban for drink driving

The 18-time Olympic swim champion has been dropped from the 2015 world championships roster.

Michael Phelps is taking (another) break from swimming

Is this the end of his era?

# swimming - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Michael Phelps apologises after being arrested for drink driving DUI

Michael Phelps apologises after being arrested for drink driving

The multiple Olympic gold medallist was spotted speeding by a police officer in Baltimore.

# swimming - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan’s swimming success

You don’t need to have a degree in sports science to excel in endurance sport, but it helps.

# swimming - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Friend or foe? What you need to know about jellyfish Swimming

Opinion: Friend or foe? What you need to know about jellyfish

Yes, some jellyfish can pose danger to us – but they have also inspired engineering, scientific and medical advances.

# swimming - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Wonderful women’: Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident Tragic

‘Wonderful women’: Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident

Sisters Imelda Crew and Paula Buckley had been enjoying a holiday in Kerry.

# swimming - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Michael Phelps flops at US nationals comeback

He shaved his walrus moustache for this?

# swimming - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches Don't Get In The Water

Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches

It may not have entered your mind given the weather lately, but avoid the water at some Fingal beaches.

# swimming - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

# swimming - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda Drowning

Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda

The boy’s remains have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

# swimming - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Swim ban at Killiney and White Rock beaches due to high levels of E. Coli No Bathing

Swim ban at Killiney and White Rock beaches due to high levels of E. Coli

The Blue Flag is being removed from Killiney pending the outcome of an investigation.

# swimming - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday? Hero

Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?

One eyewitness is sure it was the singer who came to the rescue “cool as you like”.

# swimming - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Think before you jump in, 140 people drown in Ireland every year Water Safety

Think before you jump in, 140 people drown in Ireland every year

Alcohol is a contributory factor in nearly a third of all drownings.

# swimming - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three teens taken to hospital after swimming accident Blanchardstown

Three teens taken to hospital after swimming accident

Two are said to be in a stable condition.

# swimming - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Don’t go swimming at Bettystown Beach – the water’s not fine Ecoli

Don’t go swimming at Bettystown Beach – the water’s not fine

A new water sample was taken yesterday and results are due tomorrow but until then, people are advised to stay out of the water.

# swimming - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Brave swimmers take to the Liffey for charity Dive In

Pics: Brave swimmers take to the Liffey for charity

It might have been a nice day for a dip but we don’t envy them…

# swimming - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland?

Do you brave the always ever-so-icy-waters here? (Wearing a wetsuit is cheating, you know).

# swimming - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks Fin Fun

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks

So long and thanks for all the fish.

Michael Phelps races for the first time since London Olympics – but loses to rival Ryan Lochte Water World This post contains videos

Michael Phelps races for the first time since London Olympics – but loses to rival Ryan Lochte

“It’s one race,” Phelps said. “It’s a long way whether I decide to continue or not.”

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