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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Swimming Remains One of Ireland’s Most Popular Forms of Exercise

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today launched the sixth Irish Sports Monitor report, for the year April 2015-April 2016 with swimming remaining as one of the top participation sports in the country. The report, written by Ipsos MRBI on behalf of Sport Ireland, measures adult participation in sport and physical activity and compares it with information published for previous years. The report shows that 45% of the adult population participate regularly in sport equating to […]

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Out Of The Water – #In-Brief

Membership Affiliation: Reminder that membership affiliation is the 31st October 2016. We would ask that all members ensure they have filled in their forms and membership fees have been paid EGM results: At a recently convened EGM (which took place on 15th October) all of the proposed changes to the Swim Ireland Constitution were passed. the revised Constitution can be accessed at the following link: Swim Ireland Constitution Chairs and Secretaries forum: This year Swim Ireland will provide an opportunity of […]

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Swim Ireland and Triathlon Ireland announce unique partnership

In a unique partnership, two of Ireland’s leading organisations are co-operating closely to make their sports more accessible to all. Swim Ireland and Triathlon Ireland are launching a new dual-membership that will allow members of each organisation access a wider range of activities in each other’s sports. The initiative represents a new level of cooperation between the two bodies and reflects the value of a joint approach to participation. Swim Ireland and Triathlon Ireland have been working closely on this […]

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Vacancy: Swim Ireland National Head Coach

Swim Ireland is seeking a highly qualified swimming coach with proven international podium success to assume the role of National Head Coach.  This role will be the primary technical lead for Ireland’s high performance swimming programmes, providing oversight of all National Squad athletes, regardless of location and in some cases directly coaching elite and sub-elite (Juniors/Youth) swimmers based at the High Performance Training Centre at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. The National Head Coach will be responsible to the […]

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Reconvened Swim Ireland EGM

Please be advised that, in accordance with Article 43 of the Swim Ireland Constitution, no business was transacted at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) which took place on Saturday 8th October 2016 as there was not a sufficient number of voting delegates present to constitute a quorum .  The meeting was adjourned and has been rescheduled for Saturday 15th October 2016, commencing at 10.00am in Irish Sports HQ. Article 44 of the Swim Ireland Constitution specifies that “if at the […]

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Ministers announce a further Dormant Accounts funding for sport including €150,000 to Get Ireland Swimming

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today announced a further investment package of €1.4 million in Dormant Accounts funding for sport including a grant of €150,000 to Swim Ireland for the Get Ireland Swimming Initiative. Today’s investment follows the announcement of almost €1.5 million in Dormant Accounts funding for sport in July and €1 million for sports projects in North East Inner City Dublin last month. […]

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