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# Swimming

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Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue
Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital
'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'
'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'
Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests
Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019
Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'
Ellen Keane
It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake'
Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark
‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records
Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive
Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe
'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'
Former world and Olympic champion retires from swimming aged 23
Shane Ryan breaks another Irish record but misses out on 100m freestyle final in China
Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final
Ireland's Shane Ryan books worlds final spot with new Irish record time
Sligo's 18-year-old swimming sensation breaks fourth Irish senior record in three days
18-year-old swimming prodigy Mona McSharry breaks three Irish records within the space of 24 hours
Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim
Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west
Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps
'I wasn't expecting it!' - PB at Europeans and Leaving Cert results on the same day
Irish trio reach finals as European Para Swimming Champs open in Dublin
'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin
'Absolutely devastated:' Oliver Dingley explains illness which forced him to withdraw from 3m event
Watson takes seventh place on senior international debut as McSharry misses out on European final
Watson dives into European Championships final while McSharry advances to 50m breastroke semis
Brilliant morning for Ireland in the pool as Ferguson, Ryan and Greene all book semi places
Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired
12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation
Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches
'I never like to use that word sacrifice. It's a choice'
Poll: Have you had a swim in Irish waters this year?
Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend
Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination
Ireland's Oliver Dingley impresses in high finish at Diving World Cup
A Frenchman has begun his epic attempt to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean