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Swim Ireland Club and Regional Support Officer (Munster Region) (Full Time)

Swim Ireland is seeking to appoint a Club & Regional Support Officer (full time)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. Full details at the link below. Munster-Support-Officer

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#WePlay Inspiring Girls in Sport

#WePlay Video #WePlay Photos OVER 170 teenage girls and 2012 Olympic gold medallist Rúta Meilutyté took part in a ground breaking ‘Inspiring Girls in Sport’ conference, organised by Swim Ireland, in Dublin on July 6 2017. The event, which took place at the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown was funded through Sport Ireland’s ‘Women in Sport Programme’. It was particularly unique because it directly engaged with young high performance athletes, aged between 12-16, from a broad range of sports […]

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2018 PARA SWIMMING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS COMING TO DUBLIN

Paralympics Ireland, together with its event partners; Swim Ireland, Failte Ireland, and Sport Ireland today officially announced that we will host the 2018 Para Swimming European Championships at the National Aquatic Centre from 13th to 19th August 2018. This is the very first time such a prestigious Para sport event, which is governed by World Para Swimming, will come to Ireland. The event will attract many of the world’s leading Para swimmers with over 500 athletes from forty countries set […]

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Galway Swimming Club Age-Group Coach Vacancy

Position: Age Group Coach Closing Date: 1st August 2017 Salary/Scale: Will be determined based on coaching qualification & experience of the successful candidate Hours per week: c. Part Time Galway Swimming Club is a dynamic & progressive swim team with a long tradition in the delivery of competitive swimming both in Connacht & Ireland. The club presently has an aquatics program initiative that has up to 200 swimmers participating at club, regional, national & international levels. As part of the clubs ‘quadrennial […]

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#WePlay Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference – THIS WEEK

Swim Ireland’s #WePlay Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference is taking place this Thursday. This is a one day conference for 12-18 year old females involved in sport, exploring health and well-being as a competitive athlete. The conference is be open to athletes from all sports and will see some of Ireland’s top female athletes come together on what promises to be a great day. We are delighted to have London 2012 Gold Medallist and Olympic Psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick as our […]

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#IAGD2 Concludes in Limerick with Oustanding Swimming from Young Stars

The final day of racing kicked off with the girls 400m Freestyle.  Zara Byrne, SWSC added a 4th National Title to her haul when she clocked a (5:34.49) in the 10&Under final.  The podium had a familiar look to it as Zara was joined by Ai Lin Sun, Tallaght (5:37.07) and Rionagh McCormack, Longford (5:58.97).  The top three in the 15/18 final were no strangers as Tara McEvoy, Ennis doubled up with Gold in the 400m to add to her […]

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McSharry Storms to Second European Gold Medal in Israel

Mona McSharry claimed her second European Title and third medal in five days at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Netanya, Israel today with an outstanding win in the 100m Breaststroke Final. The Gold medal was never in doubt for the 16-year-old as she stormed to victory with over a second to spare on the Netherlands Tes Schouten (1:09.03) in 1 minute 07.61 seconds, in fact, no other swimmer broke 1:09 in the race. McSharry adds the title to 50m […]

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Plenty of PB’s Recorded as #IAGD2 Day 3 Closes

The penultimate day took off with a bang as the boys treated spectators to some really fast swimming in the 400m freestyle.  Personal Best (PB) times tumbled across all age groups.  Ollie Brennan, Coolmine touched for Gold in the 11&Under (5:17.78) with a great battle behind him for second between David Pau, Portadown and Owen Taylor, Glenalbyn, with David snatching the silver (5:20.60) from Owen (5:20.70).  400m IM Gold medallist Ben Riddell, Bangor with an 11.41 second PB, picked up […]

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Conor Ferguson Claims Fantastic Silver in Israel; McSharry Through to Another Breaststroke Final

Ireland’s medal haul continued to grow at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Israel tonight as Conor Ferguson took silver in the 50m Backstroke Final. Ferguson is focused on the World Junior Swimming Championships in August and is in Israel for today’s 50m Backstroke and Medley Relay only. The 17-year-old put in three fantastic performances to claim the medal today starting with a heat win this morning in 25.77 seconds. The Bangor swimmer then won his semi-final and was seeded […]

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