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Masters Championships Come To A Close In Budapest

There is a saying “we don’t stop exercising because we get old, we get old because we stop exercising”. FINA World Masters Championships serves to prove that point with athletes ranging from 25 – 97 taking to the pool and open water events across two weeks in beautiful Budapest. 48 athletes representing Irish clubs competed across 3 disciplines at this years championships. the pinnacle of the aquatics season. With medals from 1st to 6th position at the World Masters there […]

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1. MidYearHighlights2017 Swim Ireland

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Swim Ireland AGM 2017

The Swim Ireland Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday 20th May in the Conference Centre on the National Sports Campus. The AGM was very well attended with delegates travelling from all four provinces. Delegates were given their first introduction to the new Swim Ireland Brand which is all about recognising that everyone has a personal connection with water. The posters and images on display at the AGM with the tagline ‘Me And The Water’ will become a central part […]

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ESB Host Club Youth Awards

As part of the program for young people in their club ESB SC hosted a motivational evening with guest speaker Mark Pollock in the Aviva Stadium on Thursday 18th May.  12 swimmers were also presented with their Swim Ireland Club Youth Awards during the evening. Mark Pollock (born February 29, 1976) is a Northern Irish adventurer, athlete, rower, author and international motivational speaker from Northern Ireland who became the first blind man to race to the South Pole.  In 2010 […]

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SWIM IRELAND AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS—TEACHING AQUATICS.

SWIM IRELAND AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS—TEACHING AQUATICS. My name is Eleanor Murray. I am 23 years old and I have Down Syndrome. I have just graduated after studying for three years in Dunboyne College of Further Education. I have a FETAC Level 4 qualification in Workplace Preparation and a FETAC Level 5 qualification in Sports Management and Coaching both with distinction. I went to mainstream primary school in St. Mary’s, Trim and to mainstream secondary school in Scoil Mhuire, Trim where […]

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Swim Ireland February Newsletter (Water Polo)

Swim Ireland Newsletter February 2017 Ireland U17 Boys & Girls National Tournament was a great event in Lisburn, January 26-28. Girls winners were St. Vincents WPC, with Donegal Diamonds WPC Runners Up. Boys winners were Corrib WPC, with Clonard WPC Runners Up. Ireland U17 Boys National Team travelled to Watford to compete in ASA tournament on February 10-12th. Led by head coach Joe Smyth, the team finished 5th overall in a very competitive tournament. Senior Men & Women Brother Philip […]

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Out Of The Water, November 2016 – #InBrief

Club Youth Awards – A reminder to register your club for CYA before 31st December 2016. Click here to complete the form. Lisburn CPD’s – Lisburn CPD’s taking place over Irish Short Course Nationals 2nd 3rd and 4th December. Book online through the Swim Ireland shop New safeguarding refresher web app launched – Sport Ireland have launched ‘Safeguarding 1 Refresher’, a web based education resource aimed at providing further training to those who have previously attended a Safeguarding workshop or equivalent. The web resource, […]

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