LEN European Championships

Day 3 Swimming

The Irish Examiner - Two Irish swimmers in action later at European Swimming Championships final

Irish Times – Shane Ryan through to European Championships semi-final

RTE Sport – Shane Ryan advances to tom Backstroke Semis

Day 2 Swimming

Newstalk – Shane Ryan finishes 8th in 100m Backstroke Final

Irish Times – Shane Ryan finishes 8th as Fiona Doyle qualifies for final

RTE Sport – Fiona Doyle Secure place in Breaststroke final

The – Ireland’s Ryan to compete in 100m Backstroke final, Doyle through to Breaststroke semi

RTE Sport – Fiona Doyle through to semi-finals in London

Day 1 Swimming

RTE Sport – Shane Ryan Scrapes into 100m Backstroke Final

BBC – Conor Ferguson: Larne teenager outside Olympic mark in European semi-final

Irish Times - Shane Ryan & Conor Ferguson through to 100m Backstroke semi-finals

SwimSwam - Now eligible Shane Ryan scores first Irish national record 

Online (Pre)

RTE Sport – Irish swimmers ready for final Olympic opportunity

Sunday Independent – Crossing the pond and making a splash

Irish Times – Plan coming together for Shane Ryan after a year of sacrifice

Irish Examiner – Conor Ferguson Q&A

SwimSwam – Feeling Irish – Shane Ryan Ready for European Debut

RTE – Diving & Swimming Team Named for Europeans

SwimSwam - Ireland to Send 12 Swimmers, First Diver in 20 Years, To Europeans

Swimming World – Ireland has 12 Swimmers and a Historic Three Divers Set for Europeans

BBC NI – Conor Ferguson Among Five NI  Swimmers Named in Irish Team for Europeans

The Irish Times - Sligo Swimmer is Hoping to Make a Big Splash in Europe

Diving (European Championships)

RTE Sport – Another top ten placing for Oliver Dingley

SportsNews Ireland - Olympic Qualifier Dingley 8th in Euro 1m Springboard

RTE Sport - Dingley inside the top ten with favoured event still to come

Irish Open Swimming Championships (April 28th – May 1st 2016)


Post Event


Longford Leader – Longford Swimmers Win Six Medals at Irish Open Championships

Donegal Democrat – McSharry’s Magnificent Five Gold Medals

Tallaght Echo – Triple Delight for Hyland at Irish Open

Donegal Democrat – Mona McSharry – A Swimming Star of Real Potential…

Day 4 – 1st May

RTE Sport – Mona McSharry Shines at NAC Championships

Irish Examiner – Mona McSharry Claims Five Irish Titles

SwimSwam – McSharry Win’s Three Title on Final Day of Irish Championships

SwimVortex – Mona McSharry, 15, Takes Brace as Irish Nationals Close with no Rio 2016 Additions

Day 3 – 30th April

RTE Sport – No Joy for Murphy or Ferguson in Rio Bid

SwimVortex – No Joy for Irish Trio of McSharry, Murphy and Conor Ferguson at Dublin Trials

RTE Sport – Irish Swimmers Looking to Secure Olympic Qualification

Day 2 – 29th April

RTE Sport – Conor Ferguson Falls Agonisingly Short on Olympic Quest

Irish Times – Conor Ferguson just Misses Out on Olympic Qualifying Time

Irish Independent – Ferguson Goes Again After Olympic Near Miss

SwimSwam – Conor Ferguson Again Narrowly Misses Olympic Qualification in Ireland

Belfast Telegraph – Golden Boy Conor raring to go again after coming so close to Rio time

RTE Sport – Ferguson Eyeing Olympic Qualification at National Championships

Day 1 – 28th April

RTE Sport – Murphy Disqualified After Semi-Final False Start

Irish Independent – Record for Quinn

SwimSwam – Gerry Quinn Breaks Irish National Junior Record on Day 1 in Dublin

Longford Leader – Talented Longford Swimmer Gerry Quinn Sets New Irish Junior Record

Pre Event

RTE Sports – National Swimming Championships Begin in Dublin

SwimSwam – Irish Swimmers Aim to Secure Olympic and European Qualification Times

Belfast Telegraph – Conor Ferguson Eyes Olympics as Bethany Firth Sets New World Record

Belfast Telegraph – Cool Conor Ferguson Aiming to Strike Gold and Stamp his Passport for Rio Olympics

Newtownabbey Times – Ferguson within touching distance of Olympic Time


RTE Sport – Ryan Out to Silence Naysayers

RTE Sport – Brendan Hyland Preview