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# swimming - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'Without realising it, I’m wasting so much energy' - Ellen Keane writes her first Road to Rio diary

Swimmer is preparing for her third Paralympics later this year.

# swimming - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Doyle produces superb performance to finish 4th at European Championships

The 24-year-old Limerick native just missed out on a medal in the 100m Breaststroke final in London.

# swimming - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Ireland's Ryan to compete in 100m backstroke final, Doyle through to breaststroke semi

Fiona Doyle, Sycerika McMahon, Mona McSharry and Jordan Sloane all competed this morning too.

# swimming - Friday 29 April, 2016

Olympic champ vows to quit drinking after pinching passenger's nipple during flight

“A deep sense of shame, guilt, embarrassment…”

# swimming - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie American surfer mauled by 6ft shark Bali

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

# swimming - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girls hire stripper to perform at school event Iowa

Teenage girls hire stripper to perform at school event

He attended a synchronised swimming banquet.

# swimming - Friday 18 March, 2016

# swimming - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Russian four-time world champion swimmer facing lifetime ban for meldonium use

Yuliya Efimova was also a medallist at the 2012 Olympics.

# swimming - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22

The Wexford athlete won a silver medal at the European Championships in 2010.

# swimming - Friday 29 January, 2016

What is Michael Phelps doing in a pair of gold Speedos at a basketball game?

The 18-time Olympic gold medallist was part of the ‘Curtain of Distraction’ last night.

# swimming - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Australian beach evacuated after ’23 foot shark’ is spotted Marino Rocks

Australian beach evacuated after ’23 foot shark’ is spotted

“It’s the biggest I’ve ever seen … the photo really doesn’t do it justice.”

# swimming - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics

The American athlete could become the oldest swimmer to ever win a gold medal at this summer’s Olympics.

# swimming - Friday 25 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a ‘natural high’ Brrrrrrrrrrr

Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a ‘natural high’

Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country today.

# swimming - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos Winter Wonderland

WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos

Snowball fights, the Christmas Day swim, and grown men acting like little children – more than 70 years ago.

# swimming - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Ireland have won a bronze medal at the European Swimming Championships

20-year-old Alex Murphy sets a new national record in the 50m breaststroke final in Israel.

# swimming - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain Costa Brava

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

# 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.

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