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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

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From TheJournal.ie 72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria' Dublin

72-hour swimming ban in place at Balbriggan beach due to 'unacceptable levels of bacteria'

Swimming in the water may cause illness, Fingal County Council has warned.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast Coast Guard

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie 10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast Coast Guard

10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast

Five other people were also rescued this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Bathing bans at the Forty Foot and other Dublin beaches extended until Monday Dublin

Bathing bans at the Forty Foot and other Dublin beaches extended until Monday

The bans follow heavy rainfall on Thursday night and Friday morning.

From TheJournal.ie This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children 1969 To 2019

This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children

Dublin City Liffey Swim will celebrate its 100th year today.

From The42 Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification Record Breakers

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

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

Mayne storms to her second medal at the European Youth Olympics

Another bronze in the pool brings the Irish medal haul to four.

Phelps hails 'incredible' 19-year-old who smashed his longstanding world record

‘My hat’s off to him,’ the American great said of Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak.

From The42 Phelps' longstanding 200m butterfly world record smashed by teenager Milak Fly Fly Away This post contains videos

Phelps' longstanding 200m butterfly world record smashed by teenager Milak

‘It’s a tremendous honour to beat such a great men’s world record,’ said the Hungarian youngster.

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

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

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

From The42 Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion Silent Protest This post contains videos

Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion

It got heated as Britain’s Duncan Scott declined to shake the hand of Chinese star Sun Yang, who has been branded a ‘drug cheat’.

From The42 Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

From TheJournal.ie Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue Swims

Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue

The latest figures show that 103 people drowned in Ireland last year.

From TheJournal.ie Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital Louth

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From The42 'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it' Interview

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

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

From The42 'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own' Rising Star

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

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

From The42 Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests Wave Goodbye

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019 Swim Time

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever' Opinion

Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'

‘One day I realised I didn’t want to hide my arm anymore. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my body. I wanted to embrace it,’ writes Paralympian Ellen Keane.

From The42 It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week Picture This

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark Australia

Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark

Local media said the victims were a woman and young child playing in the shallow waters of the island’s Catseye Beach.

From The42 ‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records Potential

‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records

Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry looks back on her highs and lows of 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive Festive Swim

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive

It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.

From TheJournal.ie Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe Brave The Waves

Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe

Irish Water Safety is warning that cold water immersion and hypothermia can overwhelm even the fittest of swimmers.

From The42 'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die' Record Breaker This post contains videos

'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'

Swimmer Shane Ryan reflects on winning Ireland’s first ever World Swimming Championships medal.

From The42 Former world and Olympic champion retires from swimming aged 23 Missy Franklin

Former world and Olympic champion retires from swimming aged 23

‘I’m ready to not be in pain every day,’ Missy Franklin said in an open letter.

From The42 Shane Ryan breaks another Irish record but misses out on 100m freestyle final in China Strong Performance

Shane Ryan breaks another Irish record but misses out on 100m freestyle final in China

The 24-year-old swam an impressive time once again but it wasn’t enough to put him through to the final.

From The42 Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final Medal Alert

Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final

Setting a new Irish record, the 24-year-old was home in a time of 22.76 in China.

From The42 Ireland's Shane Ryan books worlds final spot with new Irish record time Swimming

Ireland's Shane Ryan books worlds final spot with new Irish record time

The 24-year-old finished third in his 50m backstroke semi-final in China today.

From The42 Sligo's 18-year-old swimming sensation breaks fourth Irish senior record in three days Record Breaker

Sligo's 18-year-old swimming sensation breaks fourth Irish senior record in three days

Mona McSharry is having a week to remember at the Irish Short-Course Swimming Championships in Antrim.

From The42 18-year-old swimming prodigy Mona McSharry breaks three Irish records within the space of 24 hours Teenage Dreams

18-year-old swimming prodigy Mona McSharry breaks three Irish records within the space of 24 hours

There was joy elsewhere at the event for Bangor swimmer Jack McMillan.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim Brave Souls

Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim

The first race took place in 1920.

From TheJournal.ie Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west Animal Safety

Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west

Autopsies were not able to determine if algae was to blame for the dog deaths.

From The42 Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps Perspective

Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps

The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.

From The42 'I wasn't expecting it!' - PB at Europeans and Leaving Cert results on the same day Going Swimmingly This post contains videos

'I wasn't expecting it!' - PB at Europeans and Leaving Cert results on the same day

It was a busy morning for Cork’s Sean O’Riordan.

From The42 Irish trio reach finals as European Para Swimming Champs open in Dublin Swimming

Irish trio reach finals as European Para Swimming Champs open in Dublin

Europe’s best are in Ireland this week.

From The42 'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin Swimming This post contains videos

'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin

The National Aquatic Centre welcomes over 500 athletes from 40 countries this week.

From The42 'Absolutely devastated:' Oliver Dingley explains illness which forced him to withdraw from 3m event European Championships This post contains videos

'Absolutely devastated:' Oliver Dingley explains illness which forced him to withdraw from 3m event

The Irish diver was suffering from stomach cramps over the last two days.

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