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# swimming - Sunday 14 August, 2022

McSharry and Ryan book places in European Championship semi-finals
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# Final Destination

McSharry and Ryan book places in European Championship semi-finals

Sun 1:23 PM 1,815 Views 0 Comments

McSharry and Ryan will both be in semi-final action in Munich later this afternoon.

# swimming - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Poll: Should water safety training be a compulsory part of the curriculum?
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Poll: Should water safety training be a compulsory part of the curriculum?

Sat 11:46 AM 22,116 Views 70 Comments

There have been calls for a comprehensive compulsory water safety module to be introduced in schools.

Greene and Hill join McSharry in business end at European Championships
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# Making A Splash

Greene and Hill join McSharry in business end at European Championships

Sat 9:54 AM 1,907 Views 0 Comments

The three Irish swimmers will be in action this evening in Rome.

# swimming - Friday 12 August, 2022

McSharry third fastest and safely through to breaststroke final in Rome
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# Swimming

McSharry third fastest and safely through to breaststroke final in Rome

Updated Fri 6:05 PM 2,690 Views 0 Comments

The European Aquatics Championships are continuing.

# swimming - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Man (30s) drowns in Carlow swimming tragedy
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# River Barrow

Man (30s) drowns in Carlow swimming tragedy

Thu 12:26 PM 22,425 Views 1 Comment

A member of the public removed the man from the River Barrow and attempted to resuscitate him.

# swimming - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Joy for Northern Ireland as Firth claims gold while Wiffen takes silver at Commonwealth Games
# On The Podium
# On The Podium

Joy for Northern Ireland as Firth claims gold while Wiffen takes silver at Commonwealth Games

Aug 3rd 2022, 10:57 PM 4,729 Views 5 Comments

Paralympic and World Champion Firth lead from start to finish in the women’s 200m freestyle S14.

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Temporary swim ban enacted for Dollymount and Sandymount Strands

Aug 3rd 2022, 12:21 PM 18,155 Views 12 Comments

The ban will be in place until further notice.

# swimming - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

McKeon makes Commonwealth history as Peaty roars back
# Back On Top
# Back On Top

McKeon makes Commonwealth history as Peaty roars back

Updated Aug 2nd 2022, 10:38 PM 4,168 Views 2 Comments

England’s Brodie Williams took gold in the men’s 200m backstroke and Canada’s Joshua Liendo won the men’s 100m butterfly.

Hill qualifies for backstroke final, McClements sixth in butterfly final
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# Swimming

Hill qualifies for backstroke final, McClements sixth in butterfly final

Aug 2nd 2022, 9:52 PM 1,362 Views 0 Comments

Hill touched fourth in the second semi-final at the Commonwealth Games to advance in seventh place overall.

# swimming - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final
# History Maker
# History Maker

Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final

Jul 30th 2022, 11:59 PM 5,443 Views 0 Comments

The Larne athlete broke the Irish 50m Freestyle Record, clocking 25.15.

# swimming - Friday 29 July, 2022

Michelle Smith's 25-year-old record broken as Irish duo advance in Commonwealth Games
# Progress
# Progress

Michelle Smith's 25-year-old record broken as Irish duo advance in Commonwealth Games

Jul 29th 2022, 1:40 PM 10,382 Views 6 Comments

Daniel Wiffen and Victoria Catterson both produced impressive swims.

# swimming - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Olympian Dan Jervis comes out as gay - 'It took me 24 years to be who I am'
# Proud
# Proud

Olympian Dan Jervis comes out as gay - 'It took me 24 years to be who I am'

Jun 29th 2022, 8:59 AM 6,314 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Welshman won 1500m freestyle silver and bronze at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games.

# swimming - Friday 24 June, 2022

US artistic swimmer, who fainted in pool, forced out of team event
# Development
# Development

US artistic swimmer, who fainted in pool, forced out of team event

Jun 24th 2022, 6:48 PM 7,487 Views 0 Comments

FINA said it had organised a medical examination of Anita Alvarez on Friday morning.

Daniel Wiffen becomes first Irish swimmer to break 15-minute barrier in 1500m freestyle
# National Record
# National Record

Daniel Wiffen becomes first Irish swimmer to break 15-minute barrier in 1500m freestyle

Jun 24th 2022, 12:10 PM 2,757 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old is competing at the Fina World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

# swimming - Monday 20 June, 2022

Freestyle Irish record broken in flying start at World Championships in Budapest
# Daniel Wiffen
# Daniel Wiffen

Freestyle Irish record broken in flying start at World Championships in Budapest

Jun 20th 2022, 1:48 PM 2,377 Views 1 Comment

The 800m freestyle final will take place tomorrow Tuesday 21 June.

Poll: Have you been for a swim this year?
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you been for a swim this year?

Jun 20th 2022, 10:07 AM 26,743 Views 38 Comments

People have been urged to keep safety in mind before taking to the water this summer.

# swimming - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Turner and McClements produce battling displays in World Para Swimming Championships finals
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# Swimming

Turner and McClements produce battling displays in World Para Swimming Championships finals

Jun 16th 2022, 8:54 PM 1,488 Views 0 Comments

The competition continues in Madeira.

# swimming - Sunday 12 June, 2022

Róisín Ní Riain produces superb finish to clinch bronze at World Para Championships
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# Swimming

Róisín Ní Riain produces superb finish to clinch bronze at World Para Championships

Jun 12th 2022, 7:30 PM 3,054 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick woman is a medallist at her first ever Worlds.

# swimming - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Australia's Titmus breaks Ledecky's 400m freestyle world record
# Star
# Star

Australia's Titmus breaks Ledecky's 400m freestyle world record

May 22nd 2022, 12:06 PM 3,380 Views 0 Comments

It capped an impressive meet for Titmus who won the 200m freestyle in 1:53.31, the third fastest time ever, and clocked a personal best in the 100m.

# swimming - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork
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# Skibbereen

Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork

May 1st 2022, 7:48 PM 39,035 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí attended the scene of the incident at Lough Hyne in Skibbereen, Co. Cork this afternoon.

# swimming - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Woman in her 50s dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Wicklow
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# Greystones

Woman in her 50s dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Wicklow

Apr 23rd 2022, 6:13 PM 61,888 Views 13 Comments

Emergency services attended the scene shortly after 12:30pm following reports of three swimmers in trouble.

# swimming - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Representing Ireland at the Olympics, featuring in Game of Thrones and 'the answer' to his problems
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# Talent

Representing Ireland at the Olympics, featuring in Game of Thrones and 'the answer' to his problems

Mar 13th 2022, 7:30 AM 6,245 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Wiffen reflects on becoming one of the stars of Irish swimming.

# swimming - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

McSharry finishes seventh in the 200m breaststroke final and breaks another Irish record
# Irish Pride
# Irish Pride

McSharry finishes seventh in the 200m breaststroke final and breaks another Irish record

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 3:15 PM 3,971 Views 3 Comments

The Sligo native was one of three Irish swimmers competing on the final day of the World Short Course Championships in Abu Dhabi.

# swimming - Monday 20 December, 2021

Mona McSharry wins bronze and breaks Irish record in World 100m breaststroke final
# Podium Place
# Podium Place

Mona McSharry wins bronze and breaks Irish record in World 100m breaststroke final

Dec 20th 2021, 5:10 PM 16,855 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, Ireland’s Jack McMillan reached the final of the men’s 100m freestyle final.

# swimming - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final

Updated Dec 19th 2021, 5:19 PM 52,080 Views 15 Comments

Mona McSharry set another Irish record to book her place in tomorrow’s 100m breaststroke final.

# swimming - Friday 17 December, 2021

Mona McSharry sets new record, misses out on medal by 0.04 seconds
# Bittersweet
# Bittersweet

Mona McSharry sets new record, misses out on medal by 0.04 seconds

Dec 17th 2021, 4:57 PM 2,688 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo native finished fourth with a time of 29.59 at the World Swimming Championships.

# swimming - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Ellen Walshe seals silver at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi
# Eastern Promise
# Eastern Promise

Ellen Walshe seals silver at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi

Dec 16th 2021, 4:35 PM 2,074 Views 2 Comments

The 20-year-old broke the Irish record on the way to a podium finish.

# swimming - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''
# Inspiring
# Inspiring

'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,139 Views 3 Comments

Nicole Turner won a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.

# swimming - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane
# Speaking Up
# Speaking Up

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane

Sep 15th 2021, 6:17 PM 31,142 Views 5 Comments

Ellen Keane says that access is often a problem for her compared with Olympic athletes.

# swimming - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:11 PM 2,174 Views 1 Comment

The Team Ireland swimmer has already claimed gold at these Paralympic Games.

# swimming - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
# Pinching Herself
# Pinching Herself

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''

Aug 31st 2021, 3:59 PM 1,953 Views 0 Comments

A day after claiming Paralympic silver for Ireland in the 50m butterfly, Nicole Turner reflects on the achievement and discusses her rivalry with friend Ellie Robinson.

# swimming - Monday 30 August, 2021

Barry McClements sets new PB to finish seventh in 100m backstroke final
# Swimming
# Swimming

Barry McClements sets new PB to finish seventh in 100m backstroke final

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 1:25 PM 1,569 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Róisín Ní Ríain finish sixth in the final of the SM13 200m individual medley.

'The best day of my life' - Nicole Turner jubilant after Paralympics success
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

'The best day of my life' - Nicole Turner jubilant after Paralympics success

Aug 30th 2021, 11:21 AM 12,359 Views 7 Comments

The Portarlington swimmer won silver with a time of 36.30 seconds in Tokyo.

Superb Nicole Turner swims to Paralympic silver in 50m butterfly final
# 2020 Paralympics
# 2020 Paralympics

Superb Nicole Turner swims to Paralympic silver in 50m butterfly final

Aug 30th 2021, 10:06 AM 27,836 Views 7 Comments

Portarlington’s Turner smashed her PB to win silver in Monday’s final.

# swimming - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool
# Strong Start
# Strong Start

Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool

Aug 26th 2021, 7:53 AM 10,664 Views 2 Comments

All four Irish athletes competing in this morning’s early events clocked new personal best times.

# swimming - Monday 23 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch

Aug 23rd 2021, 4:20 PM 15,592 Views 3 Comments

A handy guide to a selection of Team Ireland’s star athletes.

# swimming - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Irish Paralympian's wheelchair 'completely broken' while flying to London for Tokyo Games
# Unacceptable
# Unacceptable

Irish Paralympian's wheelchair 'completely broken' while flying to London for Tokyo Games

Aug 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 57,979 Views 23 Comments

Patrick Flanagan says there was damage to the wheels as a lot of dents and scrapes on the chair.

# swimming - Monday 9 August, 2021

Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach
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# Balbriggan

Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach

Aug 9th 2021, 6:13 PM 19,234 Views 7 Comments

Another Do Not Swim notice which was in place at Malahide Beach has been lifted.

# swimming - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Dressel wins fifth gold as McKeon makes Olympic history
# Swimming
# Swimming

Dressel wins fifth gold as McKeon makes Olympic history

Aug 1st 2021, 11:25 AM 10,380 Views 2 Comments

The American machine earned the title of world’s fastest swimmer.

# swimming - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'
# Water Safety
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# Water Safety

Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'

Jul 31st 2021, 9:30 AM 18,685 Views 3 Comments

The RNLI and the Department of Transport are appealing for people to be conscious of water safety this weekend.

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