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Team of 12 swimmers nominated for the 2017 IOC European Youth Olympic Festival

Swim Ireland have nominated to the Olympic Council of Ireland a strong team of twelve swimmers to represent Ireland at the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival in Gyor, Hungary from July 22nd to 30th. The multi-sport event will see Irish athletes aged 14 – 16 years compete in five sports and will be the first taste of international competition for many of them. Irish swimmers’ last outing at the event in 2015 was their most successful ever, with Conor Ferguson, […]

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Rio Olympians Dingley, Ryan and Quinn Lead Worlds Charge

2016 Olympians Oliver Dingley, Shane Ryan and Nicholas Quinn will spearhead Swim Ireland’s biggest World Championships team since 2009 in Budapest in July. Seven athletes were announced today in the squad that will travel to Hungary for the FINA World Championships. Dingley will be Ireland’s first diver at a World Championships in many years. The 23 year old became Ireland’s first Olympic Diver last year in Rio in 68 years. He has been preparing for this year’s Worlds by competing […]

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Job Vacancy – Para Swimming Europeans Event Director

The Para Swimming European Championships are coming to the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin in 2018 and the organising committee are now looking to recruit an Event Director for the Championships. The full job description is available below along with details of how to apply

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Swim Ireland Announce Two Key Appointments at National Centre Dublin

Swim Ireland’s pathway to Olympic and World success took a further positive step this week with the announcement of two Assistant Coaches to work in the daily performance environment at the National Centre (Dublin). Steven Beckerleg and Bethany Carson will be based at the impressive National Aquatic Centre alongside the to be confirmed National Head Coach as a key cog in the Swim Ireland Performance Teams strategy towards Tokyo 2020 and beyond. Both commence work next week. Beckerleg was an intrinsic […]

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Swim Ireland AGM Information

Please find information below in advance of the Swim Ireland Annual General Meeting (AGM) which takes place on Saturday May 20th 2017 in The Conference Centre, National Sports Campus,  Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. The AGM begins at 10:00 and light refreshments will be available for delegates on arrival with registration opening at 09:30. Please see below some documentation for your attention including: Information letter – important information in regard to proceedings for the meeting are contained in the letter Agenda Swim […]

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Swim Ireland Vacancy: Swim Ireland Support Officer (Munster Region)

Vacancy: Swim Ireland is seeking to appoint a Club Support Officer based in Munster, to support Swim Ireland Clubs and the Region in their day-to-day operations and to work with them in all aspects of their development (technical and administrative). It is intended that persons involved in this role shall be out and about regularly visiting Clubs and working closely with the relevant Regional Management Committee. Swim Ireland is the National Governing Body for the Aquatic Disciplines in Ireland, recognised […]

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FOUR IRISH SWIMMERS SET TO COMPETE AT PARA SWIMMING WORLD SERIES IN SHEFFIELD

A team of four Irish swimmers flew out this morning to compete at the third meet of the new Para Swimming World Series in Sheffield, taking place over the coming days (April 27th – 30th). The team features Rio Paralympic bronze medallist Ellen Keane, as well as fellow Paralympian fourteen year old Nicole Turner. They will be joined by upcoming young swimmers Barry McClements from Newtownards, and UCD’s Patrick Flanagan. At the opening meet in the series last month in […]

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McSharry & Ferguson Lead Teams Announced for 2017 LEN European and FINA World Junior Championships

National Champions Mona McSharry and Conor Ferguson will lead two strong Ireland teams announced today for both the European and the World Junior Swimming Championships this summer. This past weekend at the Irish Open Championships at the National Aquatic Centre McSharry (16) swept the Breaststroke events winning the 50m, 100m and 200m, all in Irish Junior Records while Ferguson (17) completed a Backstroke hat trick winning the 50m, 100m and 200m events; he set an Irish senior record in the […]

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Diving Vacancies at National Sports Campus

The National Sports Campus in Dublin is seeking to recruit two full time experienced diving coaches to join their sports development team. Below are the Job descriptions and links to the two roles. Closing date Wednesday 19th April Interviews Tuesday 25th April Diving Programme Manager https://ie.indeed.com/cmp/NSCDA-(Operations)-Ltd/jobs/Diving-Programme-Manager-1d1737d4d5c410fe?q=diving Senior Diving Coach https://ie.indeed.com/cmp/NSCDA-(Operations)-Ltd/jobs/Senior-Diving-Coach-3cea3ecd5fe7e364?q=Senior+Diving+Coach  

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Ferguson, Brown and McSharry Headline Final Night of Irish Open

Swim Ireland’s Irish Open Swimming Championships came to a conclusion tonight with James Brown, Conor Ferguson and Mona McSharry bringing the Irish Record tally to 10 senior and 7 Junior Records. Senior records this weekend from Brown, Jordan Sloan (100m, 200m Freestyle), Brendan Hyland (100m, 200m Butterfly), Ferguson (200m Backstroke x2) and three relay records from Bangor Swimming Club as well as junior records from Ferguson (200m Backstroke x 2, 50m Backstroke), McSharry (50m, 100m, 200m Breaststroke) and a Kilkenny […]

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