News

Swimmers end Successful European Campaign

Irish swimmers at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Dordrecht, Holland finished their week with a number of personal best swims in what has been a successful week for the stars of the future. The eight swimmers made 2 finals, 3, semi-finals and broke two Irish Junior Records over the five day meet which sees Europe’s top junior swimmers come together. In the last day of competition, Gemma Kane (28.66), Emma Reid (28.92), Danielle Hill (29.11) and Niamh Kilgallen (30.66) [...]

Read More
Posted:

Teams Announced for Summer Internationals

Swim Ireland has today announced the teams of swimmers that will represent Ireland and Northern Ireland at this summer’s International Meets. Two years out from the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, swimmers will compete in European Championships and Commonwealth Games. 2013 World and European medallists Fiona Doyle and Barry Murphy are among a team of 7 that will travel to Berlin, Germany in August to compete in the Senior European Swimming and Open Water Championships. Berlin will see Europe’s [...]

Read More
Posted:

Final Day Excitement as Young Swimmers Excel

Press Release 29 June 2014 Day 4 of the Irish Age Group Division 2s gave spectators just as much excitement as the previous 3 days, with lots of fast swimming and tight finishes. Our first gold medal of the day went to Ellie Falls of City of Belfast in the Girls 10&Under Age Group for the 400m Freestyle. Ellie cruised home to victory in a time of 5.30.87, 11 seconds ahead of second place Caoimhe Daly of St. Fiacc’s (5.41.17). [...]

Read More
Posted:

Important Information – Garda Vetting

After 4th July 2014 applications submitted on any of the old forms will not be accepted by Swim Ireland as they will not be processed by the Garda Central Vetting Unit. Any old application form received will be returned to the applicant for resubmission on the new form. Please destroy all old forms you have, including soft copies. The change is due to a filter being applied to certain information previously released by the Central Vetting Unit and requires the [...]

Read More
Posted:

Irish Swimmers Compete in Manchester & Portugal

Good Luck to the Irish Team of swimmers who will compete at the British International Championships starting today (Tuesday) at the Manchester Aquatics Centre. Gemma Kane, James Brown, Emma Reid, Brendan Hyland, Dan Sweeney, Andrew Meegan and Bethany Carson will be swimming from today to Saturday with updates available daily on our Twitter @swimireland. Kane, Brown and Reid are all preparing for European Junior Championships in 2 weeks time with Kane also set to represent Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth [...]

Read More
Posted:

Swim Ireland launch Swim Clinics with Olympian Melanie Nocher

This year has seen the development of Swim Ireland Club Swim Clinics being rolled out in conjunction with Melanie Nocher ex Irish Olympian. The clinics have been developed to engage Swimmers and give them a great insight into what it takes to become a top swimmer and give them an extra boost towards the end of a long season. The clinics have also been designed to educate parents and work with coaches to ensure everyone involved in a club takes [...]

Read More
Posted:

Irish Swim Team at Scottish Grand Prix

Best of luck to the Irish Swim Team travelling to Aberdeen tomorrow for the Scottish Grand Prix in preparation for the European Senior and Junior Swimming Championships this Summer. Nicholas Quinn, Dan Sweeney, Brendan Hyland, Dearbhail McNamara, Gemma Kane, Danielle Hill and Niamh Kilgallen will all compete from Friday evening to Sunday. We will be updating our Twitter ( @swimireland ) with results over the weekend and they are also available through Meet Mobile. Entries Danielle Hill 50m Back 100m [...]

Read More
Posted:

Swim Ireland Newsletter – March/April

The Swim Ireland March/April Newsletter is now available – we’ve got news on swimming, water polo, diving and masters swimming as well as updates from our AGM, Congress and Awards, Education and Child Welfare.

Read More
Posted:

Connacht Win Schools Interpro

  The Irish Schools Inter Provincial Championships (SC) took place on Monday 5th May at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. The annual event sees secondary school student from Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster face off for the Interprovincial Title. Congratulations to Connacht, who were the 2014 winners. Connacht put in some outstanding performances with Ciaran Burke (100Back, 100Free), Wilson Mitchell (100Breast, 200 IM), Dearbhail McNamara (100Breast), Eoghan Grady (400Free), Andrew Moore (200IM), Keena Walsh (200IM), Michael Moran (100Fly), Gerry [...]

Read More
Posted:

McNamara Qualifies for Europeans on Final Day of Swimming Championships

Sixteen year old Dearbhail McNamara won the Irish Title in the 200m Breaststroke in a European Senior Championships qualification time on the final day of swimming at the Irish National Championships in Dublin. McNamara, from Westport Swimming Club, had qualified earlier this year for the European Junior Championships and swam a lifetime best of 2:32.95 in tonight’s final to make the senior time and will be Ireland’s youngest squad member on the team of eight swimmers. Dan Sweeney and Nicholas [...]

Read More
Posted:
Page 6 of 19« First...45678...Last »