News

Natasha McManus – Eindhoven Diving Cup 2014

Congratulations to Natasha MacManus for some excellent performances at the Eindhoven Diving Cup this weekend, taking bronze in the 3m springboard event. The Irish Junior international, competing for Plymouth Diving club stepped up for the first time into Girls Group A (16-18yrs) age group and set the bar high at her first event of the year. Results: Day one – Friday 31st of January – 3m Springboard – 3rd Place (Bronze Medal) – 356.45points                                                        Synchro Girls – 2nd Place [...]

Read More
Posted:

National Squad Swimmers Compete at Scottish Grand Prix

22 of Ireland’s National Squad Swimmers travel to Edinburgh this weekend to compete at the East District Open Championships/Scottish Swimming Grand Prix. This is the first opportunity swimmers will have to qualify for International Competitions this Summer including European Championships and Commonwealth Games. Action kicks off today (Friday) with Laoise Fleming in the 50m Backstroke. Swim Ulster have also sent a team to compete. Results at: http://www.swimscotland.co.uk/meets14/edopen2014/index.htm Team Ireland are represented by: Brian O’Sullivan UCD SC Lydia Kehoe New Ross [...]

Read More
Posted:

National Swim Day – 1st February 2014

For the first time ever, Swim Ireland is teaming up with RTÉ’s Operation Transformation to bring ‘National Swim Day’ to the public on Saturday 1 February. Taking part is easy, with over 60 local swimming pools around Ireland opening their doors to offer free swim sessions on the day. Help will be on hand at each centre, in the form of swimming instructors, including Olympic swimmer Melanie Nocher, between 2pm and 6pm to ensure that everyone gets the most out of their [...]

Read More
Posted:

Chris Bryan to Compete at FINA 10K Marathon Swim in Argentina

Ireland’s Chris Bryan travels to Argentina this week to compete at the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup. Competition will take place in Saturday (5pm Irish time) in the Rio Negro River in the Patagonia Region of Argentina with 37 competitors taking part including Gold and Silver medallists from the FINA Open Water World Championships 10K event in 2013; Spyridon Gianniotis (Greece) and Thomas Lurz (Germany). Bryan had some impressive results in the Open Water 10K in 2013 with a win [...]

Read More
Posted:

Club Structure Audit

The 2014 Club Structure Audit will be carried out from January to March this year. Similar to the 2012 Club Structure Audit, this report aims to successfully identify the coaching structures that exists within clubs throughout the island of Ireland. In the attachment you will find further details including the purpose of the Audit, benefits of participation by clubs, and the Audit schedule. This year the online survey will only be open to one region at a time, clubs will [...]

Read More
Posted:

SI & ASCA Stroke School

 Swim Ireland again is partnering up with ASCA and John Leonard to deliver a great opportunity for our coaches and teachers to get a great insight into World class stroke teaching and development also on starts and turns. Cost: Members €50 Non Members €70 Venue: Crowne Plaza, Blanchardstown

Read More
Posted:

Dave McCullagh Memorial/2014 Ulster International

Details are now available for the 2014 Ulster International incorporating the Dave McCullagh Memorial Meet. The 3 day event will be taking place from Friday 28th February to Sunday 2nd March in the Aurora Complex in Bangor. Full details are available here    

Read More
Posted:

LIMERICK MASTERS SC: IRISH LONG COURSE MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014.

Limerick Masters SC are proud to announce that the Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships 2014 will be held at the University Arena 50m Swimming Pool, on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd March 2014.  Again this year we are offering as full a programme of events as possible with, on this occasion, the 1500M on the Sunday morning, following a full days swimming on the Saturday. The closing date for the receipt of all entries is Friday the 14th Feburary 2014. Details [...]

Read More
Posted:

RIP Marian Fenton

It is with great sadness that we learned yesterday of the passing of Marian Fenton. Marian has had a lifelong involvement with Irish Swimming from swimming as a youngster to teaching, tutoring and Team Management and much more. She was a wonderful woman who always had a smile on her face and gave so much to Irish Swimming and everyone involved. Many Irish swimmers will have fond memories of trips away with her. We will all miss her dearly. Our [...]

Read More
Posted:

Merry Christmas from Swim Ireland

Christmas Message from the President: What an exciting year in Irish Aquatics, I am looking forward to seeing some more great swimming over the next few months, a huge congratulations to all those who have represented Ireland during 2013 you have done us proud would like to wish everyone involved in Swim Ireland a very happy Christmas. A special thank you to all those who give their time freely to help out at all aquatic events. Mary Phelan Swim Ireland President All [...]

Read More
Posted:
Page 9 of 18« First...7891011...Last »