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2017 Swim Ireland Congress & Awards

Swim Ireland is delighted to announce details of our 2017 Congress and Awards Night! Congress will take place from 1.30 – 4.30pm on the Saturday 25th November at the Great National Hotel, Ballina, Co. Mayo. An agenda will follow shortly. The Awards, celebrating the outstanding achievements of the 2016/17 season, will also take place on Saturday 25th November the Great National Hotel. Nominations for the awards are now CLOSED. Tickets now available: HERE Event Page: Click HERE Great National Hotel: […]

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Job Vacancy: Competitions Officer

A very exciting opportunity has arisen in Swim Ireland for a dynamic, organised and experienced individual to lead in the delivery of Swim Ireland National Competitions. The Competitions Officer will play a key role in the delivery of a busy National competition calendar of events for Swim Ireland and its members. Some Key Responsibilities for the role include: Responsible for all aspects of National Competition event planning and delivery including the co-ordination of staff and volunteers Liaising with and managing […]

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Swim Ireland Announce 2017-18 National Squad

Swim Ireland has announced 45 athletes to our National Squad (Swimming) for the 2017-2018 season with specific cohorts of athletes identified – a Performance group (with an Olympic 2020 focus) and a Performance Pathway group (with an Olympic 2024 focus). With 12 international medals won over the course of the summer (four at the European Junior Championships, four at the Commonwealth Youth Games, three at the World Junior Championships and one at the World University Games), Swim Ireland have already […]

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2017 Swim Ireland Awards: Nominations OPEN

Swim Ireland is delighted to announce details of our 2017 Awards Night!  The Awards, celebrating the outstanding achievements of the 2016/17 season, will take place on Saturday 25th November the Great National Hotel, Ballina. Co. Mayo. Nominations are now invited for the various categories which include athletes, coaches, clubs and volunteers. We encourage all clubs to put forward nominations in categories so we can highlight the many achievements of our members during the 2016/17 season. Nomination Forms: Tickets: HERE Event […]

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VACANCIES: Swim Ireland & Ireland Active Get Ireland Swimming Co-Ordinators

Swim Ireland is seeking a Get Ireland Swimming National Co-Ordinator to join our team following a successful application for investment from the Department of Health and Pobal Fund (administered through Sport Ireland). As part of our four-year strategy, this post will be integral to the development of Swim Ireland’s Participation Strategy which encompasses the National Physical Activity Plan’s action to “Get Ireland Swimming”. Our partners Ireland Active are also recruiting for an ‘Ireland Active Get Ireland Swimming National Co-Ordinator’. Full […]

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Irish Swimmers Smash 100 x 50m World Record!

One hundred Irish Swimmers celebrated National Swimming Day (Friday) by breaking (to be ratified!) the Guinness World Record 100 x 50m Relay at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre, Dublin.   The swimmers collectively set a time of 46 minutes 38.04 seconds breaking the previous record by over 9 minutes! Ireland’s fastest ever female swimmer Danielle Hill lead off the relay with Bangor swimmer Jack McMillan bringing it home. The team of swimmers aged from 15 – 60 included national […]

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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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