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#Swim Ireland

# swim-ireland - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Minister backs Swim Ireland in their appeal to have Olympic relay team reinstated
# Swim Team 33
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# Swim Team 33

Minister backs Swim Ireland in their appeal to have Olympic relay team reinstated

Jun 8th 2021, 12:51 PM 13,811 Views 5 Comments

Irish 4x100m medley team had their Olympic invitation rescinded on Monday.

# swim-ireland - Monday 7 June, 2021

Olympic invite for Irish men's swim team rescinded following FINA error
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

Olympic invite for Irish men's swim team rescinded following FINA error

Jun 7th 2021, 3:20 PM 52,056 Views 11 Comments

Swim Ireland intend to challenge the decision.

# swim-ireland - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials
# Making Waves
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# Making Waves

McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials

Apr 20th 2021, 1:45 PM 3,573 Views 2 Comments

Darragh Greene and Shane Ryan also swam within their necessary Olympic times, with Greene setting a new Irish senior record.

# swim-ireland - Sunday 18 October, 2020

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?

Oct 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 34,325 Views 6 Comments

Dr Una May of Sport Ireland and Swim Ireland’s Kate Hills on child protection in Irish sport.

# swim-ireland - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Sink or swim: Ireland's public swimming pools need a lifeline - here's why
# Pooled Resources
# Pooled Resources

Sink or swim: Ireland's public swimming pools need a lifeline - here's why

Jan 12th 2020, 10:00 PM 31,605 Views 24 Comments

The ebb and flow of government funding is the core problem facing public pools.

# swim-ireland - Friday 10 January, 2020

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m
# Funding
From The42
# Funding

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m

Jan 10th 2020, 2:05 PM 28,488 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .

# swim-ireland - Sunday 29 December, 2019

'It's more when your friends say it about the Olympics, you're kind of like, 'Jesus, yeah... It's mad''
# The Accidental Dream
From The42
# The Accidental Dream

'It's more when your friends say it about the Olympics, you're kind of like, 'Jesus, yeah... It's mad''

Dec 29th 2019, 5:00 AM 6,171 Views 3 Comments

Darragh Greene started swimming competitively after he broke his leg in fourth year, and now he’s set to represent Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

# swim-ireland - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification
# Record Breakers
From The42
# Record Breakers

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

Jul 28th 2019, 12:51 PM 8,660 Views 2 Comments

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

# swim-ireland - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Mayne adds to Ireland's medal tally with bronze in Baku
# Medal Alert
From The42
# Medal Alert

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

Jul 24th 2019, 3:12 PM 3,295 Views 1 Comment

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

# swim-ireland - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

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

May 26th 2019, 9:04 AM 14,016 Views 0 Comments

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

# swim-ireland - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'
# Rising Star
From The42
# Rising Star

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

May 23rd 2019, 9:46 AM 4,528 Views 0 Comments

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

# swim-ireland - 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'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

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

Jan 19th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,917 Views 0 Comments

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

# swim-ireland - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships

Dec 16th 2017, 1:42 PM 4,156 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old Bangor native set a new Irish record in the 100m Freestyle at the European Championships in Copenhagen.

# swim-ireland - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'
# Swim Ireland
From The42
# Swim Ireland

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'

Sep 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 44,678 Views 31 Comments

Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.

# swim-ireland - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Coach of Olympic champion to lead Ireland's swimmers to Tokyo 2020
# Big Ambitions
From The42
# Big Ambitions

Coach of Olympic champion to lead Ireland's swimmers to Tokyo 2020

Nov 29th 2016, 11:49 AM 3,978 Views 2 Comments

Jon Rudd says he wants to help Ireland ‘find that elusive podium position at World and Olympic level.’

# swim-ireland - Saturday 27 August, 2016

'It goes without saying that going to the gala in Navan that day was the best decision of my life'
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'It goes without saying that going to the gala in Navan that day was the best decision of my life'

Aug 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 5,078 Views 0 Comments

Swimmer James Scully is preparing for his second Paralympic Games having fallen in love with the sport by chance.

# swim-ireland - Monday 11 April, 2016

Rio, here we come! Nicholas Quinn becomes third Irish swimmer to qualify for Olympics
# Road To Rio
From The42
# Road To Rio

Rio, here we come! Nicholas Quinn becomes third Irish swimmer to qualify for Olympics

Apr 11th 2016, 8:03 AM 14,095 Views 3 Comments

The 22-year-old won gold in Eindhoven last night.

# swim-ireland - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:00 PM 51,557 Views 16 Comments

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

# swim-ireland - Thursday 21 January, 2016

A day in the life: Irish long-distance swimmer and Rio hopeful Chris Bryan
# A Day In The Life
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# A Day In The Life

A day in the life: Irish long-distance swimmer and Rio hopeful Chris Bryan

Jan 21st 2016, 8:30 AM 7,830 Views 5 Comments

Inside the life of a professional swimmer.

# swim-ireland - Saturday 14 November, 2015

How a YouTube video is central to Tom Daley's bid for Olympic gold
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

How a YouTube video is central to Tom Daley's bid for Olympic gold

Nov 14th 2015, 7:34 PM 6,928 Views 2 Comments

The diver is in Dublin this weekend and spoke about his preparations for Rio 2016.

# swim-ireland - Monday 6 July, 2015

Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification

Jul 6th 2015, 6:30 PM 6,720 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old claimed third in the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games after securing an ‘A’ qualification time yesterday.

# swim-ireland - Sunday 14 December, 2014

13-year-old Neamt knocks another 7.5 seconds off Irish 1500m record
# Freestylin'
From The42
# Freestylin'

13-year-old Neamt knocks another 7.5 seconds off Irish 1500m record

Dec 14th 2014, 9:31 PM 6,328 Views 11 Comments

The Dubliner was named swimmer of the meet at the national short course championships.

# swim-ireland - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer... open water swimming
# Long Distance
From The42
# Long Distance

Sports you should definitely try this summer... open water swimming

Jun 12th 2014, 10:44 AM 2,959 Views 3 Comments

We asked Ireland’s leading 10km swimmer Chris Bryan what you need before dipping your toe in the water.

# swim-ireland - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus
# Home Sweet Home
From The42
# Home Sweet Home

Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus

Feb 18th 2014, 6:18 PM 3,770 Views 2 Comments

Barry Murphy and Bethany Carson will live in the redeveloped accommodation on the National Sports Campus.

# swim-ireland - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fiona Doyle unlikely to benefit following reports of Efimova doping positive
# No Change
From The42
# No Change

Fiona Doyle unlikely to benefit following reports of Efimova doping positive

Jan 18th 2014, 12:41 PM 2,210 Views 2 Comments

The Irish swimmer finished second to Russia’s Yulia Efimova athlete at the World University Games last summer.

# swim-ireland - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships

Jul 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,575 Views 5 Comments

Winning World University Games silver has only just started to settle in as the Calgary-based swimmer lines up in Barcelona

# swim-ireland - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Murphy building for future by making the most of World Championship chance
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Murphy building for future by making the most of World Championship chance

Jul 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,591 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old is keen to lend his experience to Ireland’s up and coming swimming talent.

# swim-ireland - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Swimming director vows there will be no repeat of qualifying mix-up
# World Championships
From The42
# World Championships

Swimming director vows there will be no repeat of qualifying mix-up

Jul 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,729 Views 0 Comments

Due to a breakdown in communication, Sycerika McMahon will have to sit out her strongest event at next week’s World Championships.

# swim-ireland - Friday 12 July, 2013

Fiona Doyle wins silver for Ireland at World University Games
# Swimming
From The42
# Swimming

Fiona Doyle wins silver for Ireland at World University Games

Jul 12th 2013, 5:47 PM 7,191 Views 17 Comments

Fiona Doyle set a new Irish senior record as she finished second in today’s 100m breaststroke final.

# swim-ireland - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Swim Ireland appoint new Limerick high performance boss
# Swimming
From The42
# Swimming

Swim Ireland appoint new Limerick high performance boss

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,010 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand’s Lars Humer has been appointed as head of the high performance training base in the University of Limerick.

# swim-ireland - Monday 3 December, 2012

Super 8: Sycerika McMahon dominates national champs -- again
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Super 8: Sycerika McMahon dominates national champs -- again

Dec 3rd 2012, 10:36 AM 483 Views 0 Comments

Seventeen-year-old Sycerika McMahon won three more national titles on the final day of the Irish Short Course Swimming Championships.

# swim-ireland - Saturday 1 December, 2012

National championships: Junior swimmers smash Irish records in Lisburn
# Brendan Greats
From The42
# Brendan Greats

National championships: Junior swimmers smash Irish records in Lisburn

Dec 1st 2012, 8:35 PM 1,293 Views 0 Comments

They must be sprinkling pixie dust in the water.

# swim-ireland - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down

Nov 28th 2012, 11:08 AM 624 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast swimmer won a bronze medal at the European Short Course Championships at the weekend.

# swim-ireland - Friday 3 August, 2012

We'll take lessons from London, insists Irish swimming chief
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

We'll take lessons from London, insists Irish swimming chief

Aug 3rd 2012, 5:02 PM 5,019 Views 6 Comments

‘I don’t think there’s a blame thing here, I just think it’s just one of those things,’ says Peter Banks.

# swim-ireland - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle

Jul 31st 2012, 11:21 AM 4,629 Views 9 Comments

Glandular fever has ended the Wexford swimmer’s Olympic Games.

# swim-ireland - Saturday 14 August, 2010

Gráinne Murphy scores silver
# Swimming
From The42
# Swimming

Gráinne Murphy scores silver

Aug 14th 2010, 4:32 PM 504 Views 0 Comments

Teen impresses in the 1500m freestyle final.