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#Swimming

# swimming - Sunday 15 March, 2020

'It's post-traumatic stress. You don't know what to do. Your world has just crumbled'

In part two of our series, Irish swimmer Melanie Nocher recalls adapting to life after the Olympics.

# swimming - Friday 28 February, 2020

Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for eight years

The Chinese swimmer was accused of smashing the vials containing his blood after a row with a team of FINA drug-testers at his home.

# swimming - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim Brrrrrr

PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim

Hundreds braved the cold to take their annual New Year’s Day plunge today.

# swimming - Monday 30 December, 2019

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Relive some of the most memorable moments of 2019 through the lenses of INPHO’s snappers.

# swimming - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you' Journey This post contains videos

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'

Nicole Turner on growing up with dwarfism and winning a bronze medal at the World Championships earlier this year.

# swimming - Sunday 15 December, 2019

18-year-old Coyne rounds it off as Irish swimmers total 54 records in 'exciting and productive fortnight'

An incredible two weeks, ended on a high on the final day of the Irish Short Course Swimming Championships.

# swimming - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Brilliant bronze for Shane Ryan ensures Ireland's big week at Europeans ends on a high

Ryan bagged bronze in the 50m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

# swimming - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Mona McSharry agonisingly misses out on second medal at Europeans

The teenager was just 0.4 seconds from the podium.

# swimming - Friday 6 December, 2019

Mona McSharry sets new Irish record to clinch place in European final

After taking bronze in the 50m Breastroke on Wednesday, the 19-year-old further announced her arrival in senior international swimming with a time of 1:04.36.

# swimming - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Shane Ryan secures final place as Team Ireland maintain impressive form in Glasgow

He becomes Ireland’s fourth finalist in the space of just two days at the European competition.

# swimming - Friday 15 November, 2019

Yang blames 'unprofessional' drug testers for incident when he smashed blood vial with hammer

The triple Olympic champion appeared at a rare public CAS hearing.

# swimming - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Wayne in the USA, smoking for sport and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Lazy Sundays were made for reading about Wayne Rooney’s sneaking into casinos.

# swimming - Monday 28 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease Leptospirosis

People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease

Leptospirosis is particularly a hazard for people who participate in outdoor sports.

# swimming - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Michael Phelps says he 'never competed in a clean field once'

The 28-time Olympic medalist says positive tests should result in a lifetime ban.

# swimming - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria' Dublin

72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria'

Swimming in the water may cause illness, Fingal County Council has warned.

# swimming - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast Coast Guard

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

# swimming - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast Coast Guard

10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast

Five other people were also rescued this afternoon.

# swimming - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Bathing bans at the Forty Foot and other Dublin beaches extended until Monday Dublin

Bathing bans at the Forty Foot and other Dublin beaches extended until Monday

The bans follow heavy rainfall on Thursday night and Friday morning.

# swimming - Saturday 3 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children 1969 To 2019

This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children

Dublin City Liffey Swim will celebrate its 100th year today.

# swimming - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Irish men’s medley team set a new record on the final day of the FINA World Swimming Championships.

# swimming - Friday 26 July, 2019

Mayne storms to her second medal at the European Youth Olympics

Another bronze in the pool brings the Irish medal haul to four.

# swimming - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Phelps hails 'incredible' 19-year-old who smashed his longstanding world record

‘My hat’s off to him,’ the American great said of Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak.

# swimming - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Phelps' longstanding 200m butterfly world record smashed by teenager Milak Fly Fly Away This post contains videos

Phelps' longstanding 200m butterfly world record smashed by teenager Milak

‘It’s a tremendous honour to beat such a great men’s world record,’ said the Hungarian youngster.

Mayne adds to Ireland's medal tally with bronze in Baku

The Templeogue native produced a fantastic final swim and finished just three seconds behind runner-up, Justine Delmas.

# swimming - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion Silent Protest This post contains videos

Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion

It got heated as Britain’s Duncan Scott declined to shake the hand of Chinese star Sun Yang, who has been branded a ‘drug cheat’.

# swimming - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

# swimming - Friday 5 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue Swims

Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue

The latest figures show that 103 people drowned in Ireland last year.

# swimming - Friday 28 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital Louth

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

# swimming - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# swimming - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'

Irish Olympic hopeful Clare Cryan talks to The42 about identity, athlete burnout and diving’s growth in Ireland.

# swimming - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

# swimming - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

# swimming - Monday 20 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019 Swim Time

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

# swimming - Friday 19 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever' Opinion

Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'

‘One day I realised I didn’t want to hide my arm anymore. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my body. I wanted to embrace it,’ writes Paralympian Ellen Keane.

# swimming - Sunday 31 March, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

# swimming - Saturday 19 January, 2019

'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake'

Swim Ireland’s National Performance Director Jon Rudd talks about the changes to Irish swimming since his appointment after the Rio Olympics.

# swimming - Thursday 10 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark Australia

Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark

Local media said the victims were a woman and young child playing in the shallow waters of the island’s Catseye Beach.

# swimming - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records

Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry looks back on her highs and lows of 2018.

# swimming - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive Festive Swim

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive

It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.

# swimming - Monday 24 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe Brave The Waves

Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe

Irish Water Safety is warning that cold water immersion and hypothermia can overwhelm even the fittest of swimmers.

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