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Swim Ireland Vacancy – Participation Officer

Swim Ireland, the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Water Polo and Open Water Swimming in Ireland are seeking a Participation Officer to join our team following a successful application for investment from the Sport Ireland Dormant Accounts Fund. As part of a new four year strategy, this post will be integral to the launch and development of Swim Ireland’s new Participation Strategy. This is a one year contract with capacity for continuation into 2018 and beyond. The ideal candidate […]

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Christmas Cracker Fun Gala

Entries are now open for the inaugural Swim Ireland Christmas Cracker and will be accepted through Club secretaries. For more details visit the events Facebook page here.  

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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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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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Swim Ireland Congress & EGM

The Swim Ireland Congress and EGM is scheduled to take place on Saturday the 8th October 2016 in the Conference Centre, Irish Sports HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. This year Swim Ireland would really like to bring Congress back to the fore as a forum for members from all disciplines to meet, share ideas and talk about the things that are most important to you. This is a call out to all to come along and contribute. Times […]

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Coaching Forum

It’s a busy couple of weeks of Swim Ireland events aimed at collaborating and consultation with coaches, officials and our clubs at large. The first such event was a Coaches Forum held on the 10th September in the newly opened Conference Centre on the National Sports Campus just a stone’s throw from the Swim Ireland offices. 14 coaches were invited to exchange their views and to learn about progress on the development of the new high performance strategy. The forum […]

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Club Youth Awards Are Back For The New Season!

After a very successful first year of the Club Youth Awards, they are back just in time for the new season! The awards recognises young club members for their contribution to the life of the club beyond the competitive side of the sport. They are recognised under four categories – Effort, Helping, being a Role Model and Teamwork. For more information on the programme contact Amanda, your Young Persons Project Officer at YPPO@swimireland.ie You can read more about the CYA […]

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