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# swimmers - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart

Being able to better differentiate between species will help researchers fight the spread of diseases they carry.

# swimmers - Monday 9 July, 2018

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

# swimmers - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'They're not normal lakes or rivers': ESB warns people against swimming in reservoirs

They said unusual flows of water and uneven ground can lead to dangers for swimmers.

# swimmers - Friday 2 March, 2018

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

# swimmers - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

# swimmers - Saturday 9 September, 2017

# swimmers - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution

A special advisory notice has also been issued for Velvet Strand in Portmarnock.

# swimmers - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'If 17 people got hit on the roads in a day it'd be huge news' - off-duty lifeguards save man from lethal rip-tide

Brother and sister Bernard and Róisín Cahill were in the right place at the right time to help a stricken bather in Co Clare recently.

# swimmers - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal hoping to end Paralympics on a high Day 10

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal hoping to end Paralympics on a high

In addition, 14-year-old Nicole Turner competes in the Swimming S6 100m Free Heats this afternoon.

# swimmers - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story

Doubt has been cast over the testimonies of four US Olympians who claimed they were mugged at gunpoint in Rio.

# swimmers - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 US swimmer Ryan Lochte ordered to stay in Brazil by judge Rio 2016

US swimmer Ryan Lochte ordered to stay in Brazil by judge

The 12-time medal winner claimed he was robbed at gunpoint.

# swimmers - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Heading to the beach? A new warning has been issued over this jellyfish

Meanwhile, new statistics show that 122 people died from drowning last year.

# swimmers - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

# swimmers - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous

The full moon only happens once every forty years or so.

# swimmers - Friday 14 August, 2015

# swimmers - Sunday 19 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 facts about sperm everyone should know Swimmers

12 facts about sperm everyone should know

Class is in session.

# swimmers - Monday 19 January, 2015

Australian beaches reopen as 'monster shark' moves on Going To Need A Bigger Boat This post contains videos

Australian beaches reopen as 'monster shark' moves on

The monster shark has been nicknamed ‘Bruce’.

# swimmers - Friday 2 January, 2015

Shark sighting closes Australia's Bondi Beach

A police helicopter spotted what may have been a bull shark.

# swimmers - Friday 3 October, 2014

Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm*

*If you’re a man, obviously.

# swimmers - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand

Hotels have been told to prepare emergency kits for jellyfish stings.

# swimmers - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches

Red warning flags have been erected on Killiney, Sandycove and Seapoint beaches.

# swimmers - Friday 8 August, 2014

Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

A young girl was rushed to hospital yesterday in Cork due to a severe reaction to a jellyfish sting.

# swimmers - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Lunchtime bathers in Cork today got a visit from massive basking shark

No need to panic though, these sharks are veggies.

# swimmers - Friday 4 April, 2014

The goggles and swimming cap of a woman taken by a shark have been found

Christine Armstrong was with a group of people on their regular morning swim when she went missing 350km south of Sydney.

# swimmers - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Woman killed by shark during morning swim

Christine Armstrong (63) had been with a group but was attacked after she turned back.

# swimmers - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs

Crews were tasked to total of 2,343 incidents in the first ten months of this year.

# swimmers - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Bundoran Lifeboat busy at Mullaghmore triathlon

The RNLI team assisted 11 swimmers during the Sligo race.