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#Swim Ireland

Olympic invite for Irish men's swim team rescinded following FINA error
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

Olympic invite for Irish men's swim team rescinded following FINA error

Mon 3:20 PM 51,622 Views 11 Comments

Swim Ireland intend to challenge the decision.

McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials
# Making Waves
From The42
# Making Waves

McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials

Apr 20th 2021, 1:45 PM 3,504 Views 2 Comments

Darragh Greene and Shane Ryan also swam within their necessary Olympic times, with Greene setting a new Irish senior record.

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?
# Risk
From The42
# Risk

What is being done to stop another George Gibney in Irish sport?

Oct 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 34,031 Views 6 Comments

Dr Una May of Sport Ireland and Swim Ireland’s Kate Hills on child protection in Irish sport.

Sink or swim: Ireland's public swimming pools need a lifeline - here's why
# Pooled Resources
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# Pooled Resources

Sink or swim: Ireland's public swimming pools need a lifeline - here's why

Jan 12th 2020, 10:00 PM 31,045 Views 24 Comments

The ebb and flow of government funding is the core problem facing public pools.

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m
# Funding
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# Funding

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m

Jan 10th 2020, 2:05 PM 28,405 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .

'It's more when your friends say it about the Olympics, you're kind of like, 'Jesus, yeah... It's mad''
# The Accidental Dream
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# The Accidental Dream

'It's more when your friends say it about the Olympics, you're kind of like, 'Jesus, yeah... It's mad''

Dec 29th 2019, 5:00 AM 6,090 Views 3 Comments

Darragh Greene started swimming competitively after he broke his leg in fourth year, and now he’s set to represent Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification
# Record Breakers
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# Record Breakers

Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification

Jul 28th 2019, 12:51 PM 8,520 Views 2 Comments

The Irish men’s medley team set a new record on the final day of the FINA World Swimming Championships.

Mayne adds to Ireland's medal tally with bronze in Baku
# Medal Alert
From The42
# Medal Alert

Mayne adds to Ireland's medal tally with bronze in Baku

Jul 24th 2019, 3:12 PM 3,271 Views 1 Comment

The Templeogue native produced a fantastic final swim and finished just three seconds behind runner-up, Justine Delmas.

'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'
# Interview
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# Interview

'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'

May 26th 2019, 9:04 AM 13,731 Views 0 Comments

Irish Olympic hopeful Clare Cryan talks to The42 about identity, athlete burnout and diving’s growth in Ireland.

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

May 23rd 2019, 9:46 AM 4,471 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake'

Jan 19th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,894 Views 0 Comments

Swim Ireland’s National Performance Director Jon Rudd talks about the changes to Irish swimming since his appointment after the Rio Olympics.

Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships

Dec 16th 2017, 1:42 PM 4,100 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old Bangor native set a new Irish record in the 100m Freestyle at the European Championships in Copenhagen.

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'
# Swim Ireland
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# Swim Ireland

'My team-mates met my whole family and were like: "oh sh*t, you're actually Irish!"'

Sep 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 44,577 Views 31 Comments

Pennsylvania-born Olympian Shane Ryan won gold for Ireland at the 2017 University Games two weeks ago.

Coach of Olympic champion to lead Ireland's swimmers to Tokyo 2020
# Big Ambitions
From The42
# Big Ambitions

Coach of Olympic champion to lead Ireland's swimmers to Tokyo 2020

Nov 29th 2016, 11:49 AM 3,911 Views 2 Comments

Jon Rudd says he wants to help Ireland ‘find that elusive podium position at World and Olympic level.’

'It goes without saying that going to the gala in Navan that day was the best decision of my life'
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'It goes without saying that going to the gala in Navan that day was the best decision of my life'

Aug 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 5,060 Views 0 Comments

Swimmer James Scully is preparing for his second Paralympic Games having fallen in love with the sport by chance.

Rio, here we come! Nicholas Quinn becomes third Irish swimmer to qualify for Olympics
# Road To Rio
From The42
# Road To Rio

Rio, here we come! Nicholas Quinn becomes third Irish swimmer to qualify for Olympics

Apr 11th 2016, 8:03 AM 14,064 Views 3 Comments

The 22-year-old won gold in Eindhoven last night.

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22
# CALLING IT A DAY
From The42
# CALLING IT A DAY

Olympic swimmer Gráinne Murphy retires at the age of 22

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:00 PM 51,342 Views 16 Comments

The Wexford athlete won a silver medal at the European Championships in 2010.

A day in the life: Irish long-distance swimmer and Rio hopeful Chris Bryan
# A Day In The Life
From The42
# A Day In The Life

A day in the life: Irish long-distance swimmer and Rio hopeful Chris Bryan

Jan 21st 2016, 8:30 AM 7,679 Views 5 Comments

Inside the life of a professional swimmer.

How a YouTube video is central to Tom Daley's bid for Olympic gold
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

How a YouTube video is central to Tom Daley's bid for Olympic gold

Nov 14th 2015, 7:34 PM 6,764 Views 2 Comments

The diver is in Dublin this weekend and spoke about his preparations for Rio 2016.

Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification

Jul 6th 2015, 6:30 PM 6,689 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old claimed third in the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games after securing an ‘A’ qualification time yesterday.

13-year-old Neamt knocks another 7.5 seconds off Irish 1500m record
# Freestylin'
From The42
# Freestylin'

13-year-old Neamt knocks another 7.5 seconds off Irish 1500m record

Dec 14th 2014, 9:31 PM 6,295 Views 11 Comments

The Dubliner was named swimmer of the meet at the national short course championships.

Sports you should definitely try this summer... open water swimming
# Long Distance
From The42
# Long Distance

Sports you should definitely try this summer... open water swimming

Jun 12th 2014, 10:44 AM 2,932 Views 3 Comments

We asked Ireland’s leading 10km swimmer Chris Bryan what you need before dipping your toe in the water.

Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus
# Home Sweet Home
From The42
# Home Sweet Home

Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus

Feb 18th 2014, 6:18 PM 3,729 Views 2 Comments

Barry Murphy and Bethany Carson will live in the redeveloped accommodation on the National Sports Campus.

Fiona Doyle unlikely to benefit following reports of Efimova doping positive
# No Change
From The42
# No Change

Fiona Doyle unlikely to benefit following reports of Efimova doping positive

Jan 18th 2014, 12:41 PM 2,199 Views 2 Comments

The Irish swimmer finished second to Russia’s Yulia Efimova athlete at the World University Games last summer.

Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships

Jul 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,556 Views 5 Comments

Winning World University Games silver has only just started to settle in as the Calgary-based swimmer lines up in Barcelona

Murphy building for future by making the most of World Championship chance
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Murphy building for future by making the most of World Championship chance

Jul 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,575 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old is keen to lend his experience to Ireland’s up and coming swimming talent.

Swimming director vows there will be no repeat of qualifying mix-up
# World Championships
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# World Championships

Swimming director vows there will be no repeat of qualifying mix-up

Jul 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,716 Views 0 Comments

Due to a breakdown in communication, Sycerika McMahon will have to sit out her strongest event at next week’s World Championships.

Fiona Doyle wins silver for Ireland at World University Games
# Swimming
From The42
# Swimming

Fiona Doyle wins silver for Ireland at World University Games

Jul 12th 2013, 5:47 PM 7,181 Views 17 Comments

Fiona Doyle set a new Irish senior record as she finished second in today’s 100m breaststroke final.

Swim Ireland appoint new Limerick high performance boss
# Swimming
From The42
# Swimming

Swim Ireland appoint new Limerick high performance boss

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 990 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand’s Lars Humer has been appointed as head of the high performance training base in the University of Limerick.

Super 8: Sycerika McMahon dominates national champs -- again
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Super 8: Sycerika McMahon dominates national champs -- again

Dec 3rd 2012, 10:36 AM 472 Views 0 Comments

Seventeen-year-old Sycerika McMahon won three more national titles on the final day of the Irish Short Course Swimming Championships.

National championships: Junior swimmers smash Irish records in Lisburn
# Brendan Greats
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# Brendan Greats

National championships: Junior swimmers smash Irish records in Lisburn

Dec 1st 2012, 8:35 PM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

They must be sprinkling pixie dust in the water.

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Sycerika McMahon revels in medal success after London let-down

Nov 28th 2012, 11:08 AM 610 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast swimmer won a bronze medal at the European Short Course Championships at the weekend.

We'll take lessons from London, insists Irish swimming chief
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

We'll take lessons from London, insists Irish swimming chief

Aug 3rd 2012, 5:02 PM 4,992 Views 6 Comments

‘I don’t think there’s a blame thing here, I just think it’s just one of those things,’ says Peter Banks.

Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle

Jul 31st 2012, 11:21 AM 4,586 Views 9 Comments

Glandular fever has ended the Wexford swimmer’s Olympic Games.

Gráinne Murphy scores silver
# Swimming
From The42
# Swimming

Gráinne Murphy scores silver

Aug 14th 2010, 4:32 PM 495 Views 0 Comments

Teen impresses in the 1500m freestyle final.