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Ben Higson Appointed as National Senior Team Head Coach for Swimming

After an extensive search and recruitment process, Swim Ireland and National Performance Director Jon Rudd are delighted to announce the appointment of the latest member of their exciting and vibrant Performance team, that of Ben Higson as National Senior Team Head Coach and Head Coach of the National Centre (Dublin). In the appointments of Rudd and Higson, Swim Ireland separate the Performance Director and Head Coach roles for the first time, a keystone within the new Swim Ireland Performance Strategy. […]

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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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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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