# Grainne Murphy

All time
Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22
The Wexford athlete won a silver medal at the European Championships in 2010.
# Swimming
Swim Ireland appoint new Limerick high performance boss
New Zealand’s Lars Humer has been appointed as head of the high performance training base in the University of Limerick.
# London 2012
We'll take lessons from London, insists Irish swimming chief
‘I don’t think there’s a blame thing here, I just think it’s just one of those things,’ says Peter Banks.
# London 2012
Illness derails Nocher's backstroke bid
Melanie Nocher finished seventh in her 200m backstroke heat this morning.
# London 2012
'She's devastated' but Grainne Murphy will be back, insists coach
The Wexford woman pulled the plug on her Olympic pool dream yesterday because of ill health.
# London 2012
Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle
Glandular fever has ended the Wexford swimmer’s Olympic Games.
# London 2012
Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap
More shocks in the pool on a day when Team GB got their first medals and Team Ireland showed green shoots of promise.
# London 2012
Olympic Breakfast: Sailing duo ready to make their mark
What to see and what to skip? When are the Irish in action? Here’s our guide to all the action on day two in London.
# 7 days to go
London 2012: Introducing... Gráinne Murphy
Under Jimmy’s spotlight today is a triple European champion swimmer at junior level.
# Relief
Nocher delighted by Olympic qualification
The swimmer also described the difficulties of coping with the enormous pressure on her shoulders.
# Announcement
Ready to go: Swim Ireland name team for European Championships
Both Grainne Murphy and Barry Murphy will not be competing in the event, having already qualified for the Olympics.
# Swim Star
The great swimming hope: Murphy confident she can compete with the best at Olympics
Wexord swimmer looks to build on her silver medal at the European Championships with a strong showing at London 2012
# Olympic Dream
Road to London: No joy for Irish swimmers at British Championships
Sycerika McMahon, Gráinne Murphy and Melanie Nocher couldn’t get themselves close to the medals in London’s Aquatics Centre yesterday.
# Freestyling
Making waves: Murphy narrowly misses out on 200m Irish record
Grainne Murphy was a rediculously narrow margin away from breaking a long-standing record in the pool. Now, the 18-year-old turns her focus to London.
# London Calling
Who'll fly the flag in London? 8 of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls
With 12 months to go until the London Games, we look at some of the Irish athletes who could challenge for podium honours.
# Leg-up
Show me the money: Sports Council announces funding for 2011 season
Around €7.8million will be invested in the country’s high-performance athletes ahead of the London Olympics next year.
# Looking Back
The Magnificent Seven: Irish Sport in 2010
As 2010 draws to a close, Niall Kelly looks back at seven of the highlights from what was a very memorable year for Irish sport.
# Swimming
Murphy returns home with silver in hand
But swimming isn’t everything, she has another challenge on her hands.
# Swimming
Gráinne Murphy scores silver
Teen impresses in the 1500m freestyle final.
# Swimming
Grainne Murphy wins first 1500m freestyle heat