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Notice: Swim Ireland Congress and EGM – 8th October 2016

Notice for Issue Dear All, On behalf of the Swim Ireland Board I am writing to first of all issue formal notification of an EGM which will be held in conjunction with the Swim Ireland Annual Congress onSaturday, 8th October 2016. Please save the date! Attached is a  formal letter of notification and notice of Motions together with an explanatory note detailing the proposed changes. Whilst it is a legal requirement to issue formal notification, we do not want to give the [...]

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Keane Cruises into Breaststroke Final

Ellen Keane has booked her place in tonight’s SB8 100m Breaststroke Final after a heat winning performance in this morning’s preliminaries in Rio. The 21 year old, who is competing in her third Paralympic Games, progressed comfortably from the heats in 1:23.64 and was happy with this morning’s win “I’m excited, I knew that we only needed to drop off one swimmer so I knew the other girls would probably be taking it easy, but for me it was important [...]

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Become a Flagship for the New Swim Ireland Swim School!

Announcing Swim Ireland’s new Learn to Swim Programme! The new year will see the launch of a completely revised, renewed and revamped Learn to Swim Programme. This new programme will offer pools and clubs across the island of Ireland the opportunity to become accredited Swim Ireland Swim Schools. As the only recognised awarding body for aquatic coaching and teaching qualifications by the Irish government, Sport Ireland and Sport NI, this programme represents a huge step forward for swimming education on [...]

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Top Divers from Across Europe arrive for Swim Ireland’s Irish Open Diving Championships

The event also marks an important milestone for Irish diver Oliver Dingley in what will be his first competition after officially qualifying to represent the nation. His ‘road to Rio’ which begins this weekend will lead him to the Olympic Qualifying event in March. Should he achieve his goals he will become the first Irish diver to qualify for the Olympics in 68 years. He’ll be competing alongside divers from all over Ireland including his Shamrock Diving Club team-mates – [...]

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