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Irish Swimmers Competing at Mare Nostrum & Sette Colli

Best of luck to our team of 14 Irish athletes who departed for Canet-en-Roussillon today and are set to compete at the third leg of the Mare Nostrum tour tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday. The 14 swimmers will then travel to Rome to complete a four day training camp ahead of the Sette Colli Meet. The squad will be joined by Danielle Hill and Emma Reid for the competition starting next Friday. Make sure to follow us on Twitter @swimireland for […]

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Swim Ireland select GoMembership

Swim Ireland is delighted to announce that we are working with GoMembership to replace our current membership and education database system. The new GoMembership system will provide increased functionality across the whole organisation which will ultimately provide our clubs with improved features that will help them better manage their membership and affiliation process to Swim Ireland. GoMembership is a purpose-built system for National Governing Bodies and endeavours to streamline processes for Member, Club & Team Management, Course & Event Booking […]

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Melanie Nocher appointed to OCI Athlete Commission

Following a nomination procedure the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has today announced the composition of a new Athlete Commission for the period 2017-20. The role of the Commission is to advise the OCI Executive Committee on all athlete related matters and to ensure that the voice of Irish athletes is heard in all future OCI decision making. Six nominations for the Commission were received from OCI Members. These were as follows: Derval O’Rourke (Athletics) Judy Reynolds (Equestrian) David Harte […]

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Ffrench Set to Compete at European Diving Championships

Jack Ffrench will be Ireland’s sole competitor at the European Diving Championships taking place in Kiev, Ukraine this week. Ffrench will dive in the 1M and 3M Springboard events at the Liko Sport Centre with 23 nations competing across the 7 days of competition. Oliver Dingley will not be competing in Ukraine. The 24 year old picked up an ankle injury last month and although the Rio Olympian is almost at full recovery, his focus will be on the World […]

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Sycerika McMahon Announces Her Retirement from Competitive Swimming

We at Swim Ireland would like to wish Olympian Sycerika McMahon all the very best as she announces her retirement from competitive swimming. 22 year-old Sycerika has represented Ireland with distinction over the years with notable highlights including her London 2012 qualification and capturing two medals at Senior European level. Portaferry, County down, native McMahon rose through the Irish rankings with Leander Swimming Club under the coaching of Bobby Madine. In 2011, she topped off a phenomenally successful junior career […]

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Ireland Men at EU 12 Nations Cup

Ireland’s Senior Men Water Polo Team are in Poland this weekend for the EU 12 Nations Cup. They will take on Malta and Switzerland in their opening games on Friday with further games on Saturday and Sunday depending on results. The team features three new internationals in Goran Sablic, Aidan O’Boyle and Stephan Durkan and is once again Captained by Johnny Donnelly .  The tournament now features 12 teams  having doubled the number of participating teams in the last 3 […]

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Team of 12 swimmers nominated for the 2017 IOC European Youth Olympic Festival

Swim Ireland have nominated to the Olympic Council of Ireland a strong team of twelve swimmers to represent Ireland at the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival in Gyor, Hungary from July 22nd to 30th. The multi-sport event will see Irish athletes aged 14 – 16 years compete in five sports and will be the first taste of international competition for many of them. Irish swimmers’ last outing at the event in 2015 was their most successful ever, with Conor Ferguson, […]

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Rio Olympians Dingley, Ryan and Quinn Lead Worlds Charge

2016 Olympians Oliver Dingley, Shane Ryan and Nicholas Quinn will spearhead Swim Ireland’s biggest World Championships team since 2009 in Budapest in July. Seven athletes were announced today in the squad that will travel to Hungary for the FINA World Championships. Dingley will be Ireland’s first diver at a World Championships in many years. The 23 year old became Ireland’s first Olympic Diver last year in Rio in 68 years. He has been preparing for this year’s Worlds by competing […]

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Job Vacancy – Para Swimming Europeans Event Director

The Para Swimming European Championships are coming to the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin in 2018 and the organising committee are now looking to recruit an Event Director for the Championships. The full job description is available below along with details of how to apply

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Swim Ireland Announce Two Key Appointments at National Centre Dublin

Swim Ireland’s pathway to Olympic and World success took a further positive step this week with the announcement of two Assistant Coaches to work in the daily performance environment at the National Centre (Dublin). Steven Beckerleg and Bethany Carson will be based at the impressive National Aquatic Centre alongside the to be confirmed National Head Coach as a key cog in the Swim Ireland Performance Teams strategy towards Tokyo 2020 and beyond. Both commence work next week. Beckerleg was an intrinsic […]

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