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# swimming - Today’s News

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

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

8 hours ago 2,731 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
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

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

May 1st 2022, 7:48 PM 38,952 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
# Greystones
# Greystones

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

Apr 23rd 2022, 6:13 PM 61,803 Views 14 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
# Talent
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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 6,196 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
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# Irish Pride

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

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 3:15 PM 3,956 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
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# Podium Place

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

Dec 20th 2021, 5:10 PM 16,806 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
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# Making Waves

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

Updated Dec 19th 2021, 5:19 PM 52,060 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
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# Bittersweet

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

Dec 17th 2021, 4:57 PM 2,652 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
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# Eastern Promise

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

Dec 16th 2021, 4:35 PM 2,064 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
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# 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 46,096 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
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# Speaking Up

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

Sep 15th 2021, 6:17 PM 31,083 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
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# Tokyo 2020

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

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:11 PM 2,152 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
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# 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 1,940 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
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# Swimming

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

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 1:25 PM 1,562 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
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# Take A Bow

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

Aug 30th 2021, 11:21 AM 12,350 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
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# 2020 Paralympics

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

Aug 30th 2021, 10:06 AM 27,819 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
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# Strong Start

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

Aug 26th 2021, 7:53 AM 10,652 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
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# Ready To Go

Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch

Aug 23rd 2021, 4:20 PM 15,574 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
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# Unacceptable

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

Aug 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 57,960 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
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

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

Aug 9th 2021, 6:13 PM 19,156 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
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# Swimming

Dressel wins fifth gold as McKeon makes Olympic history

Aug 1st 2021, 11:25 AM 10,372 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
# Water Safety

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

Jul 31st 2021, 9:30 AM 18,671 Views 3 Comments

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

Ledecky beats Titmus for 800m free hat-trick, Dressel shatters WR to win 100m fly gold
# Pool Party
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# Pool Party

Ledecky beats Titmus for 800m free hat-trick, Dressel shatters WR to win 100m fly gold

Jul 31st 2021, 4:04 AM 3,945 Views 0 Comments

US swim star Ledecky signs off with her fourth medal in Tokyo.

# swimming - Friday 30 July, 2021

Wiffen wins 1,500m freestyle heat and smashes Irish record at Olympics
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# Swimming

Wiffen wins 1,500m freestyle heat and smashes Irish record at Olympics

Jul 30th 2021, 1:16 PM 9,811 Views 12 Comments

Danielle Hill was also in action in the 50m freestyle heats at the Tokyo Games.

'Crazy and surreal' – Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey finishes second in 100m freestyle
# Taking Silver
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# Taking Silver

'Crazy and surreal' – Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey finishes second in 100m freestyle

Jul 30th 2021, 6:06 AM 9,843 Views 1 Comment

The grand-niece of former Taoiseach Charles J Haughey has been a revelation in Tokyo.

Wang steals show to become first 200m medley champion since Phelps
# Swimming
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# Swimming

Wang steals show to become first 200m medley champion since Phelps

Jul 30th 2021, 4:43 AM 4,529 Views 0 Comments

Wang was the top seed for the 200m after an impressive showing in the semi-final.

# swimming - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats

Jul 29th 2021, 12:13 PM 5,751 Views 1 Comment

Ryan sets new Irish record of 52.52 seconds but falls short of a place in tomorrow morning’s semi-finals.

# swimming - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 10,243 Views 3 Comments

The 20-year-old swimmer finished second in her heat but narrowly missed out on a spot in the semi-final.

# swimming - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final
# Sligo's Finest
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# Sligo's Finest

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 9:32 AM 52,530 Views 54 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video
# Off The Chain
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# Off The Chain

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video

Jul 27th 2021, 9:00 AM 12,313 Views 11 Comments

Dean Boxall flipped out after his swimmer Ariarne Titmus clinched gold in the 400m freestyle at the Olympics.

# swimming - Monday 26 July, 2021

Hyland records his second fastest ever swim but misses out on next stage
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Hyland records his second fastest ever swim but misses out on next stage

Jul 26th 2021, 12:35 PM 4,825 Views 1 Comment

Ellen Walsh’s 19th place finish wasn’t enough to qualify for the semi-finals.

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore

Jul 26th 2021, 8:57 AM 38,866 Views 3 Comments

The man in his 60s was pulled from the water yesterday.

# swimming - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill
# Mixed Bag
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# Mixed Bag

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill

Jul 25th 2021, 11:41 AM 6,023 Views 1 Comment

Hill finished 25th in the overall standings of the 100m backstroke heats.

# swimming - Saturday 24 July, 2021

ESB warns public of dangers of swimming in reservoirs
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

ESB warns public of dangers of swimming in reservoirs

Jul 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,197 Views 4 Comments

The company has said there is a risk of deep and fast-flowing waters, changing water levels and uneven ground

# swimming - Friday 23 July, 2021

Opinion: We need to now prioritise water safety in Ireland as we did road safety
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Opinion: We need to now prioritise water safety in Ireland as we did road safety

Updated Jul 23rd 2021, 3:00 PM 14,964 Views 44 Comments

Roger Sweeney of Water Safety Ireland says we must educate people on the importance of learning to swim and best ways to interact with water.

Shane Ryan withdraws from Tokyo backstroke event due to pain
# Decision
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# Decision

Shane Ryan withdraws from Tokyo backstroke event due to pain

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:42 AM 4,243 Views 0 Comments

He will still compete in the men’s 100m butterfly and the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay.

Five people die in separate drowning incidents this week
# Lough Sheelin
# Lough Sheelin

Five people die in separate drowning incidents this week

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:21 AM 39,697 Views 11 Comments

A 15-year-old boy who was rescued from Lough Sheelin on Tuesday has died.

# swimming - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Poll: Have you been out swimming during the heatwave?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been out swimming during the heatwave?

Jul 21st 2021, 10:23 AM 27,960 Views 35 Comments

There are signs the high pressure could break down over the weekend.

# swimming - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'

Jul 20th 2021, 9:29 AM 8,198 Views 2 Comments

The six swimmers have threatened legal action against the Polish Swimming Federation.

# swimming - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Olympic dream back on for Ellen Walshe after Swim Ireland decision
# Swimming
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# Swimming

Olympic dream back on for Ellen Walshe after Swim Ireland decision

Jul 1st 2021, 1:37 PM 2,641 Views 0 Comments

The Irish swimmer is eligible to be nominated by Swim Ireland to the Olympic Federation of Ireland for the Tokyo Games.

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