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#Swimmers

# swimmers - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Photos: hardy souls brave the rain and cold and take to the sea for Christmas day swims
# Christmas Dip
# Christmas Dip

Photos: hardy souls brave the rain and cold and take to the sea for Christmas day swims

Dec 25th 2021, 3:15 PM 51,814 Views 5 Comments

Every Christmas Day people take to the sea to work up an appetite for the day’s feasting.

# swimmers - Friday 20 November, 2020

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase
# Open Water
# Open Water

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase

Nov 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,756 Views 15 Comments

Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.

# swimmers - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart
# Swimmers
# Swimmers

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart

Jan 1st 2019, 8:30 PM 13,903 Views 5 Comments

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
# Howth
# Howth

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

Jul 9th 2018, 7:55 AM 18,788 Views 7 Comments

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
# Danger
# Danger

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

May 29th 2018, 2:56 PM 32,790 Views 23 Comments

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
# Stormy Waters
# Stormy Waters

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:56 PM 56,105 Views 115 Comments

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

# swimmers - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first
# Drone Rescue
# Drone Rescue

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Jan 18th 2018, 12:43 PM 21,975 Views 19 Comments

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

Photos: Swimmers brave the autumn chill to take part in Dublin's historic Liffey Swim
# Liquid Refreshment
# Liquid Refreshment

Photos: Swimmers brave the autumn chill to take part in Dublin's historic Liffey Swim

Sep 9th 2017, 2:29 PM 21,011 Views 34 Comments

The first race took place in 1920.

# swimmers - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution

Aug 15th 2017, 11:03 AM 11,930 Views 14 Comments

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
# Spanish Point
# Spanish Point

'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

Jul 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 42,990 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 1,504 Views 0 Comments

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
# Altercation
# Altercation

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story

Aug 18th 2016, 8:10 PM 119,338 Views 99 Comments

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

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

US swimmer Ryan Lochte ordered to stay in Brazil by judge

Aug 17th 2016, 4:26 PM 58,453 Views 27 Comments

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
# Lion's Mane
# Lion's Mane

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

Jul 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 43,275 Views 24 Comments

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
# RNLI
# RNLI

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

May 12th 2016, 6:17 PM 19,642 Views 6 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

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

Dec 24th 2015, 9:06 AM 16,977 Views 27 Comments

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

# swimmers - Friday 14 August, 2015

This ice cream man got himself into a sticky situation on a Donegal beach
# Screwball
# Screwball

This ice cream man got himself into a sticky situation on a Donegal beach

Aug 14th 2015, 9:57 AM 29,793 Views 18 Comments

Life’s a beach.

# swimmers - Sunday 19 July, 2015

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

12 facts about sperm everyone should know

Jul 19th 2015, 8:15 PM 281,962 Views 5 Comments

Class is in session.

# swimmers - Monday 19 January, 2015

Australian beaches reopen as 'monster shark' moves on
# Going To Need A Bigger Boat
# Going To Need A Bigger Boat

Australian beaches reopen as 'monster shark' moves on

Jan 19th 2015, 8:24 AM 15,500 Views 23 Comments

The monster shark has been nicknamed ‘Bruce’.

# swimmers - Friday 2 January, 2015

Shark sighting closes Australia's Bondi Beach
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

Shark sighting closes Australia's Bondi Beach

Jan 2nd 2015, 7:17 AM 19,856 Views 14 Comments

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*
# Drunk Swimming
# Drunk Swimming

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

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 19,516 Views 49 Comments

*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
# Warning
# Warning

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

Aug 26th 2014, 8:10 AM 13,214 Views 8 Comments

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
# Get Outa The Water
# Get Outa The Water

Seventeen deadly lion's mane jellyfish removed from Dublin beaches

Aug 16th 2014, 1:08 PM 34,030 Views 25 Comments

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
# Jellyfish Alert
# Jellyfish Alert

Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

Aug 8th 2014, 3:27 PM 47,095 Views 66 Comments

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
# Get Out Of The Water!
# Get Out Of The Water!

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

Jun 17th 2014, 7:21 PM 52,628 Views 55 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

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

Apr 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 22,292 Views 24 Comments

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
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Woman killed by shark during morning swim

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:58 AM 27,650 Views 27 Comments

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
# Rescue 999
# Rescue 999

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

Nov 9th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,449 Views 17 Comments

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
# Swimming
# Swimming

Bundoran Lifeboat busy at Mullaghmore triathlon

Jun 17th 2012, 2:03 PM 4,682 Views 4 Comments

The RNLI team assisted 11 swimmers during the Sligo race.