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Olympian Dan Jervis comes out as gay - 'It took me 24 years to be who I am'
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Olympian Dan Jervis comes out as gay - 'It took me 24 years to be who I am'

Wed 8:59 AM 6,240 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Welshman won 1500m freestyle silver and bronze at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games.

US artistic swimmer, who fainted in pool, forced out of team event
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# Development

US artistic swimmer, who fainted in pool, forced out of team event

Jun 24th 2022, 6:48 PM 7,473 Views 0 Comments

FINA said it had organised a medical examination of Anita Alvarez on Friday morning.

Daniel Wiffen becomes first Irish swimmer to break 15-minute barrier in 1500m freestyle
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# National Record

Daniel Wiffen becomes first Irish swimmer to break 15-minute barrier in 1500m freestyle

Jun 24th 2022, 12:10 PM 2,652 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old is competing at the Fina World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

Freestyle Irish record broken in flying start at World Championships in Budapest
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# Daniel Wiffen

Freestyle Irish record broken in flying start at World Championships in Budapest

Jun 20th 2022, 1:48 PM 2,365 Views 1 Comment

The 800m freestyle final will take place tomorrow Tuesday 21 June.

Poll: Have you been for a swim this year?
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you been for a swim this year?

Jun 20th 2022, 10:07 AM 26,715 Views 37 Comments

People have been urged to keep safety in mind before taking to the water this summer.

Turner and McClements produce battling displays in World Para Swimming Championships finals
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Turner and McClements produce battling displays in World Para Swimming Championships finals

Jun 16th 2022, 8:54 PM 1,480 Views 0 Comments

The competition continues in Madeira.

Róisín Ní Riain produces superb finish to clinch bronze at World Para Championships
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Róisín Ní Riain produces superb finish to clinch bronze at World Para Championships

Jun 12th 2022, 7:30 PM 3,040 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick woman is a medallist at her first ever Worlds.

Australia's Titmus breaks Ledecky's 400m freestyle world record
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# Star

Australia's Titmus breaks Ledecky's 400m freestyle world record

May 22nd 2022, 12:06 PM 3,374 Views 0 Comments

It capped an impressive meet for Titmus who won the 200m freestyle in 1:53.31, the third fastest time ever, and clocked a personal best in the 100m.

Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork
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# Skibbereen

Man in his 50s dies after getting into difficulty swimming in West Cork

May 1st 2022, 7:48 PM 39,012 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí attended the scene of the incident at Lough Hyne in Skibbereen, Co. Cork this afternoon.

Woman in her 50s dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Wicklow
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# Greystones

Woman in her 50s dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Wicklow

Apr 23rd 2022, 6:13 PM 61,849 Views 14 Comments

Emergency services attended the scene shortly after 12:30pm following reports of three swimmers in trouble.

Representing Ireland at the Olympics, featuring in Game of Thrones and 'the answer' to his problems
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# Talent

Representing Ireland at the Olympics, featuring in Game of Thrones and 'the answer' to his problems

Mar 13th 2022, 7:30 AM 6,216 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Wiffen reflects on becoming one of the stars of Irish swimming.

McSharry finishes seventh in the 200m breaststroke final and breaks another Irish record
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# Irish Pride

McSharry finishes seventh in the 200m breaststroke final and breaks another Irish record

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 3:15 PM 3,965 Views 3 Comments

The Sligo native was one of three Irish swimmers competing on the final day of the World Short Course Championships in Abu Dhabi.

Mona McSharry wins bronze and breaks Irish record in World 100m breaststroke final
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# Podium Place

Mona McSharry wins bronze and breaks Irish record in World 100m breaststroke final

Dec 20th 2021, 5:10 PM 16,814 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, Ireland’s Jack McMillan reached the final of the men’s 100m freestyle final.

Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final
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# Making Waves

Ireland's 4x200m men's freestyle team finish sixth in World Championship final

Updated Dec 19th 2021, 5:19 PM 52,069 Views 15 Comments

Mona McSharry set another Irish record to book her place in tomorrow’s 100m breaststroke final.

Mona McSharry sets new record, misses out on medal by 0.04 seconds
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# Bittersweet

Mona McSharry sets new record, misses out on medal by 0.04 seconds

Dec 17th 2021, 4:57 PM 2,662 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo native finished fourth with a time of 29.59 at the World Swimming Championships.

Ellen Walshe seals silver at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi
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# Eastern Promise

Ellen Walshe seals silver at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi

Dec 16th 2021, 4:35 PM 2,068 Views 2 Comments

The 20-year-old broke the Irish record on the way to a podium finish.

'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''
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# Inspiring

'I showed him my medal and as I was walking away, he said, 'I want to be like Nicole one day''

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,128 Views 2 Comments

Nicole Turner won a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane
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# Speaking Up

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane

Sep 15th 2021, 6:17 PM 31,116 Views 5 Comments

Ellen Keane says that access is often a problem for her compared with Olympic athletes.

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final
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# Tokyo 2020

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:11 PM 2,161 Views 1 Comment

The Team Ireland swimmer has already claimed gold at these Paralympic Games.

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
# Pinching Herself
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# Pinching Herself

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''

Aug 31st 2021, 3:59 PM 1,944 Views 0 Comments

A day after claiming Paralympic silver for Ireland in the 50m butterfly, Nicole Turner reflects on the achievement and discusses her rivalry with friend Ellie Robinson.

Barry McClements sets new PB to finish seventh in 100m backstroke final
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Barry McClements sets new PB to finish seventh in 100m backstroke final

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 1:25 PM 1,564 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Róisín Ní Ríain finish sixth in the final of the SM13 200m individual medley.

'The best day of my life' - Nicole Turner jubilant after Paralympics success
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# Take A Bow

'The best day of my life' - Nicole Turner jubilant after Paralympics success

Aug 30th 2021, 11:21 AM 12,354 Views 7 Comments

The Portarlington swimmer won silver with a time of 36.30 seconds in Tokyo.

Superb Nicole Turner swims to Paralympic silver in 50m butterfly final
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# 2020 Paralympics

Superb Nicole Turner swims to Paralympic silver in 50m butterfly final

Aug 30th 2021, 10:06 AM 27,827 Views 7 Comments

Portarlington’s Turner smashed her PB to win silver in Monday’s final.

Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool
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# Strong Start

Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool

Aug 26th 2021, 7:53 AM 10,655 Views 2 Comments

All four Irish athletes competing in this morning’s early events clocked new personal best times.

Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch

Aug 23rd 2021, 4:20 PM 15,584 Views 3 Comments

A handy guide to a selection of Team Ireland’s star athletes.

Irish Paralympian's wheelchair 'completely broken' while flying to London for Tokyo Games
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# Unacceptable

Irish Paralympian's wheelchair 'completely broken' while flying to London for Tokyo Games

Aug 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 57,971 Views 23 Comments

Patrick Flanagan says there was damage to the wheels as a lot of dents and scrapes on the chair.

Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach
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# Balbriggan

Do Not Swim notice extended for 72 hours at north Dublin beach

Aug 9th 2021, 6:13 PM 19,176 Views 7 Comments

Another Do Not Swim notice which was in place at Malahide Beach has been lifted.

Dressel wins fifth gold as McKeon makes Olympic history
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Dressel wins fifth gold as McKeon makes Olympic history

Aug 1st 2021, 11:25 AM 10,374 Views 2 Comments

The American machine earned the title of world’s fastest swimmer.

Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'
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# Water Safety

Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'

Jul 31st 2021, 9:30 AM 18,675 Views 3 Comments

The RNLI and the Department of Transport are appealing for people to be conscious of water safety this weekend.

Ledecky beats Titmus for 800m free hat-trick, Dressel shatters WR to win 100m fly gold
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# Pool Party

Ledecky beats Titmus for 800m free hat-trick, Dressel shatters WR to win 100m fly gold

Jul 31st 2021, 4:04 AM 3,946 Views 0 Comments

US swim star Ledecky signs off with her fourth medal in Tokyo.

Wiffen wins 1,500m freestyle heat and smashes Irish record at Olympics
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Wiffen wins 1,500m freestyle heat and smashes Irish record at Olympics

Jul 30th 2021, 1:16 PM 9,828 Views 12 Comments

Danielle Hill was also in action in the 50m freestyle heats at the Tokyo Games.

'Crazy and surreal' – Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey finishes second in 100m freestyle
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# Taking Silver

'Crazy and surreal' – Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey finishes second in 100m freestyle

Jul 30th 2021, 6:06 AM 9,845 Views 1 Comment

The grand-niece of former Taoiseach Charles J Haughey has been a revelation in Tokyo.

Wang steals show to become first 200m medley champion since Phelps
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# Swimming

Wang steals show to become first 200m medley champion since Phelps

Jul 30th 2021, 4:43 AM 4,531 Views 0 Comments

Wang was the top seed for the 200m after an impressive showing in the semi-final.

Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats

Jul 29th 2021, 12:13 PM 5,754 Views 1 Comment

Ryan sets new Irish record of 52.52 seconds but falls short of a place in tomorrow morning’s semi-finals.

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 10,248 Views 3 Comments

The 20-year-old swimmer finished second in her heat but narrowly missed out on a spot in the semi-final.

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final
# Sligo's Finest
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# Sligo's Finest

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 9:32 AM 52,545 Views 54 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video
# Off The Chain
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# Off The Chain

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video

Jul 27th 2021, 9:00 AM 12,317 Views 11 Comments

Dean Boxall flipped out after his swimmer Ariarne Titmus clinched gold in the 400m freestyle at the Olympics.

Hyland records his second fastest ever swim but misses out on next stage
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# Tokyo 2020

Hyland records his second fastest ever swim but misses out on next stage

Jul 26th 2021, 12:35 PM 4,827 Views 1 Comment

Ellen Walsh’s 19th place finish wasn’t enough to qualify for the semi-finals.

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore
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# Tramore

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore

Jul 26th 2021, 8:57 AM 38,899 Views 3 Comments

The man in his 60s was pulled from the water yesterday.

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill
# Mixed Bag
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# Mixed Bag

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill

Jul 25th 2021, 11:41 AM 6,028 Views 1 Comment

Hill finished 25th in the overall standings of the 100m backstroke heats.

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