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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Swimming

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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.
'I never like to use that word sacrifice. It's a choice'
Former Olympian Gavin Noble is part of the duo behind HupHup, a coaching team hoping to help Irish athletes reach an elite level.
Poll: Have you had a swim in Irish waters this year?
Have you braved your local swimming spot yet?
Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend
The incidents occurred in Dun Laoghaire and Killybegs.
Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination
Test results are due tomorrow which could give the green light again to swimmers.
Ireland's Oliver Dingley impresses in high finish at Diving World Cup
The 25-year-old finished in 7th place in China on Thursday.
A Frenchman has begun his epic attempt to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean
Ben Lecomte’s swim between Tokyo and San Francisco will take between six to eight months.
Warnings after swimmer injured at popular Dublin swimming spot
The swimmer hit a rock a Dun Laoghaire’s Forty Foot and was treated at the scene.
Here are the best and worst beaches in Ireland to go swimming
Seven coastal bathing waters have failed to meet the minimum standard.
Spending your Easter weekend by the sea? Don't think twice if you see someone in trouble
The Coast Guard has also urged people planning to go out on the water to make sure they are prepared.
99-year-old swimmer smashes the 50m freestyle world record in Australia
George Corones beat the previous record in the 100 to 104 years category by 35 seconds.
18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave
The 17-year-old World Junior champion swimmer is a strong prospect for Ireland in 2018.
‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’
Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon chats to The42 about her decision to retire from the sport.
Mona McSharry breaks Irish record with fifth place finish in European final
The 17-year-old capped off an incredible year by setting a new Irish record in the 100m Breaststroke.
Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships
The 24-year-old Bangor native set a new Irish record in the 100m Freestyle at the European Championships in Copenhagen.
Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans
It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.
Sloan breaks Irish record to secure European final spot
Jordan Sloan had a brilliant swim in Copenhagen this morning.
Teen prodigy McSharry falls short on busy day for Team Ireland at European Champs
Herself and Alex Murphy failed to advance to the 50m breaststroke finals while Jordan Sloan set a new Irish senior record.
Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town
Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.
Swimming ban extended at Loughshinny due to 'unacceptable levels of contamination'
The extended ban on swimming is likely to last at least 72 hours.
McSharry keeps on winning as she storms into another final at World Championships
Bangor swimmer Conor Ferguson is also in action in the 200m backstroke final tonight.
Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis
The 17-year-old added to her growing medal haul last night.
'They could have lethal consequences': Warnings issued over new mermaid craze
There has been an increased trend of the use of mermaid tails while swimming in the UK.
Gold for Ireland! Shane Ryan storms to glory at the World University Games
Ryan set a new Irish record and pocketed Ireland’s second-ever swimming gold at the Games in Taipei.
The Forty Foot got a great shoutout in the New York Times as one of the 'best places to swim in the world'
Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination
The results of a routine sample showed a deterioration in the water quality.
Swimmers 'terrified' as jet skis speed around them in Dun Laoghaire
The Coast Guard said that it received a number of calls about the vehicles at Seapoint yesterday evening.
Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution
A special advisory notice has also been issued for Velvet Strand in Portmarnock.
'A gifted, humble, kind, person': Memorial to man who went missing after diving into Canadian lake
David Gavin from Castlebar in Mayo went missing at the end of June.
Swimming has a new superstar - and his name is Caeleb Dressel
American bagged his seventh gold on the final day of the World Swimming Championships in Budapest.
Lucky 13! Ledecky rebounds from first World Championship loss with US relay gold
That’s why she’s champion.
American superstar Katie Ledecky suffers her first major loss in thrilling worlds final
World record holder Federica Pellegrini pulled off a late, late comeback in the 200m freestyle final.
Michael Phelps loses to great white shark in virtual race
‘Will there ever be a boy born who can swim as fast as a shark?’
Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour
Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.
The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'
We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.
Irish GAA player who went missing while swimming in Canada named locally
His family has since flown over to Canada.
Search underway for Irishman who went missing while swimming in Canada
The man was swimming with friends on Friday afternoon.
More success for Ireland at European Junior Championships
Conor Ferguson’s silver medal continues a fantastic few days after Mona McSharry’s recent triumphs.
Second European medal of the week for Irish teen as she breaks another senior record
Mona McSharry claimed silver in the 200m Breastroke at the European Junior Championships, to add to Wednesday’s gold medal.
Joy as Irish teen wins gold medal at European Junior Championships
Mona McSharry claimed victory in the 50m Breaststroke final in Israel earlier today.