May 16, 2018

The Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming Allianz European Championship tickets were launched today at the National Aquatic Centre. Tickets for the first ever major international Para Sporting event to take place in Ireland are available to purchase now via http://www.paralympics.ie/dublin2018.

Paralympic swimmers, Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner were present to launch the tickets which are available in a range of affordable prices. Morning session tickets cost €5 for adults, €3 for Under 16s, €10 for family tickets (Two adults and Two U16) and €25 for group tickets (Two adults and Eight U16). Tickets for the evening (finals) sessions will cost €10 for adults, €5 for U16s and €20 for family tickets. Adult competition passes, which give access to every session, are available at just €70 and Under 16 competition passes cost just €20. 

To mark the launch of ticket sales for #Dublin2018 an additional discount of 10% on online ticket sales will be available until Friday May 25th.

The two newest ambassadors for the Para Swimming Allianz European Championships were also unveiled at the National Aquatic Centre. Claire Bergin, who represented Ireland at both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games was joined by popular online personality, Rory O’Connor (Rory’s Stories) to become the latest Ambassadors for Dublin2018. Claire and Rory will join Jessie Barr, Gordon D’Arcy, Amber Barrett and Niall Quinn on the starting blocks on Friday, August 17th for the Ambassador Challenge over 50m.

Speaking about the #Dublin2018 ticket launch, Local Organising Committee Chairperson, Miriam Malone said ‘We are delighted to launch the ticket offering for the European Swimming Championships. This is the first time that supporters will have the opportunity to purchase their tickets for the biggest international sporting event to take place in Ireland this year. The tickets have been very reasonably priced to make this an affordable event and to give supporters every opportunity to get behind Team Ireland and to cheer them on to European glory. I would also like to welcome Claire and Rory as the latest ambassadors for the event. We are all really looking forward to seeing how all of the ambassadors get on in the pool on the 17th.’

To purchase tickets to #Dublin2018 click HERE

*Tickets are non-transferable and ticket holder’s ID will be requested at point of entry.

The Para Swimming Allianz European Championships will take place at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre from August 13th-19th. There will be 2 sessions per day with the heats taking place during the morning session from 10am-12:30pm and the finals will take place during the evening session from 6pm-9:30pm.

37 countries have been confirmed to take part with more than 500 athletes competing across the week of competitions.

Allianz Ireland is title sponsor of #Dublin2018.

Paralympics Ireland, Swim Ireland, Sport Ireland and Fáilte Ireland are official host partners to #Dublin2018