News

Team Announced to Represent Ireland at IPC Swimming Championships

Six extremely talented swimmers will take to the water in Funchal, Portugal, from May 1st to May 7th to represent Ireland at the IPC Swimming European Open Championships it was revealed today. The Irish team, which is sponsored by Allianz, is made up of World Championship bronze medallist and double Paralympian, Ellen Keane along with fellow London Paralympians, James Scully and Jonathan McGrath. The team also features Ailbhe Kelly, who will appear in her second European Championships, and Nicole Turner who made her [...]

Read More
Posted:

2016 Swim Ireland Awards

LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE!! On Friday 27th May 2016, Swim Ireland will present our sixth annual awards evening.  We are delighted to announce that the Awards will take place in the iconic Titanic Suite at the Titanic Centre in Belfast. The 2016 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 [...]

Read More
Posted:

Nicholas Quinn Makes Olympic Time in Eindhoven

Nicholas Quinn will join Fiona Doyle, Shane Ryan and Oliver Dingley in going forward for selection for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games having gone under the FINA (International Swimming Federation) Olympic A time in Eindhoven tonight. Quinn swam an impressive 2:11.24 in the 200m Breaststroke, almost half a second under the qualification time of 2:11.66. The Castlebar native who trains and studies at the University of Edinburgh progressed to Sunday’s final in 2:13.27, just off his personal best of 2:13.04, [...]

Read More
Posted:

Masters Swimmers Impress in GB and Palma

Congratulations to all of the Irish Masters who competed at GB Nationals and in Palma last weekend. The team at the British Masters in Sheffield took home a huge haul of medals including  16 Gold, 5 Silver and 5 Bronze Medals as well as setting 14 new Irish records (STR). In Palma, there were 30 from Aer Lingus and another 30 from Sundays Well/Cork/Sandycove Island so plenty of Irish support. Results below:

Read More
Posted:

Sports Monitor Shows Continued Popularity of Swimming

The sixth Irish Sports Monitor report, issued by Sport Ireland, covering the months May to October 2015 was published today showing a continued trend of adults swimming as a form of exercise. This report provides Sport Ireland with a means of accurately monitoring and tracking active and social participation in sport among adults in Ireland. Key Findings Include: – Excluding exercise and running, Swimming is the third most popular sport among adults in Ireland – Excluding recreational walking, approximately 1.7 [...]

Read More
Posted:
Text SPLASH to 50300 to Donate €4 to Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin and Barrotstown Camp

Ian Daly Swim A Mile With A Smile 2016 – 16th/17th April 2016

The Ian Daly Swim A Mile With A Smile will take place on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of April at the National Aquactics centre in Blanchardstown from 11am till 3pm each day. As some of you may already be aware, this is a charity swim in memory of Ian Daly by his parents Brian and Laura in aid of Barretstown Camp and Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin. You can read more about the event below: CHARITY SWIM [...]

Read More
Posted:

Swim Ireland Vacancy – Education Business Development Manager

Swim Ireland is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Business Development Manager who has a strong interest in sport and education with a proven track record in a business environment. Swim Ireland is the National Governing Body for the Aquatic Disciplines in Ireland, recognised as such by the Irish Government, Sport Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland, the Olympic Council of Ireland and FINA and LEN, the World and European Aquatic Governing Bodies. The Education Business Development Manager will be responsible [...]

Read More
Posted:

Swim for a Mile – Sign up Now!

We are in the final stages of Swim Ireland’s 2016 Swim for a Mile Programme and with just over 2 weeks to go to the main event, spaces at our participating pools around the country are filling up fast! To ensure that you get to swim either the 800m or mile events at your preferred pool make sure to sign up now at www.swimforamile.com For any queries you can contact Beth in the Swim Ireland Office on (01) 6872110.

Read More
Posted:

Record Breaking Weekend for Conor Ferguson in Bangor

Swim Ireland’s Dave McCullagh Memorial/Swim Ulster International concluded in Bangor today with Larne’s Conor Ferguson breaking 3 more Irish records to bring his tally to eight over the three day competition. The 16 year old broke records in both heats and finals of the 50m, 100m and 200m Backstroke events across the weekend which included 6 junior and 2 senior records. Ferguson’s latest records came in the 200m Backstroke; he broke the junior record in this morning’s heats in 2 [...]

Read More
Posted:

Ryan Secures Olympic Qualification Time

Shane Ryan has today become Ireland’s second swimmer to reach the FINA ‘A’ Olympic Standard, making him eligible for nomination to the Olympic Council of Ireland for Olympic Games selection. Training full time at the Swim Ireland NAC Performance Centre and living on the National Sports Campus, Ryan is competing at the Swim Ireland Dave McCullagh/Swim Ulster International in Bangor Co. Down. Ryan came agonisingly close in the heats of the 100m Backstroke this morning, clocking 54.37 just outside the [...]

Read More
Posted:
Page 12 of 29« First...1011121314...20...Last »