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Complaints & Disciplinary Workshops

Unfortunately we are faced with difficulties in clubs that sometimes need to be dealt with; by using working examples the Swim Ireland Complaints & Disciplinary Officer will provide your committee with the knowledge and skills to ensure you are confident in dealing with any issues that may arise in your club. Workshops will be held in each region, please see the attached flyer.

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Competition Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our “Tell Us Your Story” Competition, we had lots of fantastic entries but the deserving winners of €250 each are Pauline Bermingham (Dublin) and Pat Murphy (Cork)! All other entrants will receive a Swim Ireland prize in the coming days. Check out Pat & Pauline’s stories below, we will also be adding more of the stories received in the coming weeks.  

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Swim Ireland CEO Sarah Keane with Coco Cola Thank You Fund Winners and Michael Ring, Minister of State for Tourism & Sport and Ailish Forde, Director, Public Affairs and Communications Coca-Cola HBC Ireland

SWIM IRELAND ‘SPLASH’ OUR WAY TO FIRST PLACE!

SWIM IRELAND AWARDED TOP PRIZE OF €25,000 BY COCA-COLA THANK YOU FUND COCA-COLA AWARDS €125K TO ORGANISATIONS PROMOTING “HEALTHY ACTIVE LIFESTYLE”  Swim Ireland was today named as the overall winner of this year’s Coca-Cola Thank You Fund and was awarded a top prize of € 25,000. Swim Ireland was one of eleven non-profit organisations promoting healthy and active living in Ireland and Northern Ireland to benefit from an overall annual Coca-Cola Thank You Fund of €125,000. The event which was [...]

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Gold, Silver and Two Bronze Medals for Ireland at Schools Games

Well done to the team of 21 Irish Swimmers at the Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games this weekend. The team faced swimmers from England, Scotland and Wales at the annual event in Ponds Forge in Sheffield with Swimming taking place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September. Results can be found at: http://www.2013schoolgames.com/2013/results/swimming/index.php Ireland Team Reports:     A full team list is below Irish   Schools Swimming Team September 2013 Boys Girls 50 Free  Calum Bain Dungannon  ASCPatrick Flanagan Longford SC [...]

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Division 2 Age Groups attract record numbers

Swim Ireland’s Irish Age Group Division 2 Championships kick off tomorrow (Friday) with a record 512 swimmers competing from 73 Swim Ireland clubs, an increase of over 150 swimmers from 2012. The meet, which takes place each year in the University Arena, Limerick, caters for swimmers aged 10 and up and is categorised according to ages for both boys and girls. The meet, swum in short course format, is the first National competition most swimmers will take part in. Division 2 [...]

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