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Guinness World Record Attempt – 100 x 50m Relay!

Fancy claiming a Guinness World Record? We are attempting to beat the current world record of 55 minutes for a 100 x 50m relay! Our aim is to find 100 participants who can swim 50m in 33 seconds or faster! The event is running in conjunction with the European Week of Sport and we are asking each participant to raise €100 with a total amout of €10,000 to be donated to a selected charity (TBC). The event will be carried […]

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Swim Ireland Database Notice

Notice: We are currently experiencing technical issues with our Database. As such, we cannot access any information held on individuals registered on our system. This includes Swim Ireland ID numbers and all information pertaining to membership / licencing / course attendance / certification / CPD points. We are working to resolve this issue and hope to return to normal service as soon as possible. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

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IRELAND’S SPORT STARS TEAM UP TO ANNOUNCE FAMILY FESTIVAL OF SPORT 

Ireland’s first family festival of sport to be held at Sport Ireland National Sport Campus with more than 30 different sports on show A host of Ireland’s sports stars from 15 different sports came together the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus for the launch of Ireland’s first Family SportFest, being held there on Sunday 1st October. The Family SportFest takes place during #BeActive European Week of Sport and will see the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus provide opportunities for people […]

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Help Us Celebrate Parents In Sport Week!

Swim Ireland are looking to kick off our season by saying a big ”THANK YOU” to the parents from our young athletes. We want them to know how much our sport appreciates their positive influence. As Parents in Sport Week approaches, from October 2nd to 8th 2017, we want our young athletes to give a big shout out to their parents/grandparents/guardians and let them know what they do to help them in their sport. We need you to encourage your […]

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SI Vacancy: Education Administrator

Swim Ireland are seeking an experienced support officer who can lead in the administration surrounding all Education courses, encompassing Swimming Teaching and Coaching, Water Polo, Diving and Synchronised Swimming. We are the leading provider of swimming education in Ireland and this is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in working for a National Governing Body with a strong clerical or administration background.  You will have responsibility for manging the lifecycle of courses, from registration and candidate bookings, to taking payments, […]

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18 Irish Athletes to Compete at School Games this Weekend

Best of luck to the 18 Irish swimmers and the support staff set to compete at the 2017 Schools Games on Saturday and Sunday in Loughborough. There are 45 events in the jam-packed timetable and all the action will take place over two days of competition. Plus, with each race at the Games being swum as a final, it’s sure to be a fast and exciting weekend! Here’s all the links you need to follow the action! Live Stream Day […]

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McSharry 4th, Ferguson 7th in World Championship Finals

Irish swimmers concluded a historic week with 4th and 7th place finishes on the final night of racing at the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis, USA. With Ireland’s first ever medals at a World Junior Championships secured including gold and bronze for Mona McSharry and silver for Conor Ferguson, the duo had qualified for the 200m Breaststroke and 200m Backstroke Finals this evening. McSharry was first up in the 200m Breaststroke, the Marlins Donegal swimmer put in a huge […]

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McSharry and Ferguson Target More Medals at World Junior Championships

Ireland’s Mona McSharry and Conor Ferguson have progressed to more finals on the last day of racing at the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis, USA. McSharry, who has already won gold and bronze at these Championships, won her heat of the 200m Breaststroke to progress to tonight’s final in fifth place overall. The 17-year-old clocked 2:30.07, and with a best time of 2:27.44 she is well in contention for a third medal. USA’s Zoe Bartel was today’s fastest qualifier […]

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Magnificent McSharry Crowned World Champion in Indianapolis

There was more swimming history made for Ireland tonight as Sligo’s Mona McSharry won 100m Breaststroke Gold at the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis USA, Ireland’s second World swimming title in just 4 days after Shane Ryan’s 50m Backstroke Gold medal win at the World University Games on Wednesday and the country’s fourth world swimming medal this week. McSharry lead from start to the finish in tonight’s race winning out by .37 of a second over silver medallist Faith […]

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McSharry and Ferguson Advance to Finals in Indianapolis

After their medal winning performances last night Mona McSharry and Conor Ferguson continued their fine form qualifying for the finals of the 100m Breaststroke and 50m Backstroke at the World Junior Championships. McSharry was one of only two swimmers under 1:08 in the morning heats of the 100m Breaststroke where she progressed in 1:07.79 as top seed. Swimming in the second semi-final tonight McSharry was the first swimmer home in the exact same time as her heat swim, she goes […]

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