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28 Swimmers Earn International Qualification As Irish Swimming Championships Come To A Close

Irish swimmers were in impressive form on the final day of competition at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin to bring to 28 the number of swimmers qualified for International events this Summer. The Irish Open Swimming Championships acted as the last opportunity for swimmers to meet qualification times for this Summer’s events including World Championships, World University Games, European Games, European Youth Olympics and World Junior Championships. Shani Stallard achieved the World University Games consideration time as she won [...]

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Records Tumble on Day 3 of Irish Championships

Shauna O’Brien has broken the Irish Senior 100m Butterfly Record on the penultimate day of competition at the Irish Open Swimming Championships at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. O’Brien, who currently holds the 50m Butterfly Record knocked three tenths of a second off Bethany Carson’s 2012 record of 1:00.53 winning her semi-final in 1:00.21. 20 year old O’Brien, who competes with UCD Swimming Club, will look to lower this time again in tomorrow’s Final, she has already made the [...]

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American’s Dominate Day 2 of Irish Swimming Championships

It was a clean sweep across all six individual finals and the two relays for the American swimmers from the National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) on the second day of competition at the Irish Open Swimming Championships. The American’s were first to touch in all events and provided some great racing for their Irish counterparts. Alex Lebed was the first American to grab gold when he won the Men’s 400m Individual Medley Final in 4:25.67. Aer Lingus’ Ben Griffin retained [...]

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Alex Murphy Secures Worlds QT on Opening Day of Irish Swimming Championships

Alex Murphy of UCD Swimming will join Fiona Doyle, Sycerika McMahon and Chris Bryan on the Irish team for the World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia this Summer following a 27.56 second winning swim in the 50m Breaststroke Final on the first day of competition at the Irish Open Swimming Championships at the National Aquatic Centre. Murphy had flirted with the time in today’s semi-final posting 27.62 to qualify as the fastest swimmer into the Final, he then went on [...]

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Irish Open Swimming Championships Preview

The Irish Open Swimming Championships will take place in the National Aquatic Centre, Blanchardstown from Thursday 30th April to Sunday 3rd May, with a host of Irish and International swimmers taking to the pool. Over 350 swimmers from 60 clubs including a contingent of 51 from the USA and 8 senior internationals from Denmark will compete in 34 individual and 6 team events across four days of competition. This competition is a qualifying meet for the FINA World Swimming Championships [...]

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2014 Annual Report & Documentation

The Swim Ireland AGM, Congress and Awards Night will take place on Saturday 9th May at Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin. The is now available to download as well as the  Tickets for the Awards Night can be purchased here.

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13 Irish Aquatic Athletes named for European Games

Team Ireland Athletes Inaugural European Games in Baku 2015 The Olympic Council of Ireland and Swim Ireland as well as the National Federations of Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Judo, Karate, Shooting, Triathlon and Wrestling  are today announcing the first group of athletes selected for the first ever European Games to be held in Baku from the 12th -28th June 2015. 12 Irish swimmers and 1 diver will join over 6,000 athletes from the 50 National Olympic Committees of Europe to compete in [...]

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Swim Ireland Awards Night 2015 – Tickets Available

On the 9th May 2015, Swim Ireland will present our fifth annual Awards evening.   The 2015 Awards night will celebrate and honour the fantastic work and the outstanding accomplishments of our athletes, coaches and volunteers throughout the year and we will induct a deserving member of the aquatic community into the Swim Ireland Hall of Fame. All members of the aquatic community will be invited to purchase tickets at a cost of €50(£45) by completing the ticket order form (attached), [...]

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Conor Keleghan RIP

The President of Ireland Water Polo, the National Water Polo Committee, members of the water polo community and Swim Ireland wish to extend their sincere sympathy to the family of the late CONOR KELEGHAN, St Vincent’s Water Polo Club, who tragically passed away this week. Conor, in his short water polo career, made a significant impact with his club, provincial and Irish teams and was highly regarded by all with whom he came in contact with throughout the sport. Our thoughts [...]

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2015 Irish Open Swimming Championships

The newly renamed and revamped 2015 Irish Open Swimming Championships have been launched to the public. This year we are doing things a little differently and all spectators will require tickets which will be checked on the door. In order to reward our loyal followers for a limited period only you can avail of Special early bird discount and receive these tickets normally valued at €20 for FREE. In order to claim your free tickets simply visit http://irishopenswimming.eventbrite.ie and select the early [...]

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