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# Swimming

Last year
Róisín Ní Riain produces superb finish to clinch bronze at World Para Championships
The Limerick woman is a medallist at her first ever Worlds.
Australia's Titmus breaks Ledecky's 400m freestyle world record
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.
Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork
Gardaí attended the scene of the incident at Lough Hyne in Skibbereen, Co. Cork this afternoon.
Woman in her 50s dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Wicklow
Emergency services attended the scene shortly after 12:30pm following reports of three swimmers in trouble.
Representing Ireland at the Olympics, featuring in Game of Thrones and 'the answer' to his problems
Daniel Wiffen reflects on becoming one of the stars of Irish swimming.
All time
McSharry finishes seventh in the 200m breaststroke final and breaks another Irish record
The Sligo native was one of three Irish swimmers competing on the final day of the World Short Course Championships in Abu Dhabi.
Mona McSharry wins bronze and breaks Irish record in World 100m breaststroke final
Elsewhere, Ireland’s Jack McMillan reached the final of the men’s 100m freestyle final.
Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final
Mona McSharry set another Irish record to book her place in tomorrow’s 100m breaststroke final.
Mona McSharry sets new record, misses out on medal by 0.04 seconds
The Sligo native finished fourth with a time of 29.59 at the World Swimming Championships.
Ellen Walshe seals silver at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi
The 20-year-old broke the Irish record on the way to a podium finish.
'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''
Nicole Turner won a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane
Ellen Keane says that access is often a problem for her compared with Olympic athletes.
Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final
The Team Ireland swimmer has already claimed gold at these Paralympic Games.
'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
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.
Barry McClements sets new PB to finish seventh in 100m backstroke final
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
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
Portarlington’s Turner smashed her PB to win silver in Monday’s final.
Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool
All four Irish athletes competing in this morning’s early events clocked new personal best times.
Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch
A handy guide to a selection of Team Ireland’s star athletes.
Irish Paralympian's wheelchair 'completely broken' while flying to London for Tokyo Games
Patrick Flanagan says there was damage to the wheels as a lot of dents and scrapes on the chair.
Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach
Another Do Not Swim notice which was in place at Malahide Beach has been lifted.
Dressel wins fifth gold as McKeon makes Olympic history
The American machine earned the title of world’s fastest swimmer.
Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'
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
US swim star Ledecky signs off with her fourth medal in Tokyo.
Wiffen wins 1,500m freestyle heat and smashes Irish record at Olympics
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
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
Wang was the top seed for the 200m after an impressive showing in the semi-final.
Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats
Ryan sets new Irish record of 52.52 seconds but falls short of a place in tomorrow morning’s semi-finals.
McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke
The 20-year-old swimmer finished second in her heat but narrowly missed out on a spot in the semi-final.
'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final
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
Dean Boxall flipped out after his swimmer Ariarne Titmus clinched gold in the 400m freestyle at the Olympics.
Hyland records his second fastest ever swim but misses out on next stage
Ellen Walsh’s 19th place finish wasn’t enough to qualify for the semi-finals.
Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore
The man in his 60s was pulled from the water yesterday.
Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill
Hill finished 25th in the overall standings of the 100m backstroke heats.
ESB warns public of dangers of swimming in reservoirs
The company has said there is a risk of deep and fast-flowing waters, changing water levels and uneven ground
Opinion: We need to now prioritise water safety in Ireland as we did road safety
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
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
A 15-year-old boy who was rescued from Lough Sheelin on Tuesday has died.
Poll: Have you been out swimming during the heatwave?
There are signs the high pressure could break down over the weekend.
Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'
The six swimmers have threatened legal action against the Polish Swimming Federation.