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# Swimming

Last month
March 2024
McSharry wins two silver medals and relay bronze at prestigious USA college championships
The road to Paris for a World Champion who made her Paralympic debut at 16
February
February 2024
'Paris has always been the goal. I thought I was going to be a World champion anyway'
Daniel Wiffen - and the coach who wasn't afraid to throw a future world champion out of the pool
Irish Olympian Daniel Wiffen was 15 years old when his coach Martin McGann set him a test that would help shape the rest of his career.
Daniel Wiffen crowned world champion again with sensational swim in 1500m freestyle final
Daniel Wiffen crowned world champion again with sensational swim in 1500m freestyle final
Wiffen delivered a personal best time to win the 1500m title by more than 10 seconds.
Ireland qualify for first-ever World Championships relay final in Doha
Daniel Wiffen and Mona McSharry reach third finals at world championships
Sligo's Mona McSharry finishes fifth in the world in 200m breaststroke final
Sligo's Mona McSharry finishes fifth in the world in 200m breaststroke final
McCusker sets new Irish 100m butterfly record at debut World Championships
McSharry targets Olympic qualification as she books place in another world final
Irish swimmer Daniel Wiffen takes gold in 800m freestyle at World Championships
History-maker Daniel Wiffen takes gold at World Aquatics Championships
It is a first long course medal for an Irish swimmer at these championships.
Daniel Wiffen through to 800m Freestyle final at World Championships in Doha
Ireland's McSharry qualifies for final at World Championships in Doha
Wiffen finishes 7th in World Championships final, heartbreak for Irish relay team
This year
2024
Clontarf's landmark saltwater swimming pool will remain open despite restaurant closure
'I’d say my rate of improvement is pretty scary for my opposition'
Irish swimming star Daniel Wiffen talks to The 42.
Last year
2023
Calls to expand government water testing as thousands flock for Christmas Day swims
Most bathing waters have not been tested by local authorities since September.
Wiffen brothers progress to 800m Freestyle Final at European championships
Daniel Wiffen completes European gold medal double with sensational time
Shane Ryan misses out on European Championship medal by agonising 0.02 seconds
Ryan finishes fifth in 50m backstroke final, while Daniel Wiffen set the fastest qualifying time for Thursday’s 1500m freestyle final.
Daniel Wiffen qualifies for Thursday's 1500m freestyle final with the fastest overall time.
Tom Fannon sets a new national record of 21.21 in the 50m freestyle semi-finals.
Wiffen wins Ireland's first-ever gold medal at European Short Course Championships
Swimming restrictions hit over half of all Irish bathing waters this summer
Sea swimming has never been more popular but risks of pollution are also rising.
Noteworthy analysed over 1,600 restrictions from the last decade and they almost tripled over that time
Restrictions include swimming bans and warnings of pollution risk
Expert: “More needs to be done to keep the water in our rivers, lakes and beaches clean”
Extract: 'This is why you are here', the inner voice repeated. 'Breathe and trust yourself'
Nuala Moore
Funeral of 14-year-old who drowned at sea in Cork this week to take place on Tuesday
14-year-old boy who died in water in Cork named locally
Body recovered after 14-year-old boy goes missing while swimming at Cork Harbour
Swimmers rescued by RNLI near Dalkey Island
Three gold medals for Ireland in European U23 swimming championships
Silver for Keane at World Para Championships to qualify for Paris 2024
Ní Riain wins gold at World Para Championships
Ireland's Daniel Wiffen finishes fourth in world 1500m final
Wiffen into another final as McSharry and Ferguson bow out in semis
Mona McSharry 'confused' as she comes up short in 200m breaststroke semis
Wiffen narrowly misses out on 800m freestyle bronze at World Aquatics Championships
Wiffen qualifies for Paris Olympics, McSharry fifth in 100m breaststroke final
Marchand smashes Phelps's last remaining world record
Public urged to bring a means of calling for help out on the water during activities