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From TheJournal.ie This Donegal man is aiming to become the first person to swim around the coast of Ireland Henry O’Donnell This post contains videos

This Donegal man is aiming to become the first person to swim around the coast of Ireland

The security consultant started his marathon swim at Carrickfin beach in Co Donegal in September.

From TheJournal.ie 17-year-old explains how he helped a woman who got into difficulty off Wicklow coast Greystones

17-year-old explains how he helped a woman who got into difficulty off Wicklow coast

The Coast Guard had been called before the teen, who has lifeguard training, got into the water.

From TheJournal.ie Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain Bacteria

Water notices at 15 Cork beaches after heavy rain

High levels of bacteria have been detected at some beaches in the county.

From TheJournal.ie Swimming banned at number of beaches in Clare Bacteria

Swimming banned at number of beaches in Clare

Increased bacterial levels have been identified in the water following heavy rainfall.

From The42 Irish swimmer banned over presence of prohibited substance in eczema cream Violation

Irish swimmer banned over presence of prohibited substance in eczema cream

Athlone native Robbie Powell was flagged for clostebol in a test taken last November.

From TheJournal.ie 72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice issued for The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock Do Not Swim

72-hour 'Do Not Swim' notice issued for The Velvet Strand in Portmarnock

Testing is taking place tomorrow and the results of the laboratory analysis will be available on Saturday.

From The42 A friend recommends: Ellen Keane on Bandwagons, Friends and Harry Potter audiobooks Ellen Keane

'My family did a drive-by and my Dad rolled down the window to blare out Happy Birthday'

Ellen Keane is adjusting to life without the Paralympics to look forward to in 2020.

'It's post-traumatic stress. You don't know what to do. Your world has just crumbled'

In part two of our series, Irish swimmer Melanie Nocher recalls adapting to life after the Olympics.

From The42 Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for eight years Doping

Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for eight years

The Chinese swimmer was accused of smashing the vials containing his blood after a row with a team of FINA drug-testers at his home.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim Brrrrrr

PHOTOS: These brave souls took to the sea for a New Year's Day swim

Hundreds braved the cold to take their annual New Year’s Day plunge today.

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Relive some of the most memorable moments of 2019 through the lenses of INPHO’s snappers.

From The42 'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you' Journey This post contains videos

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'

Nicole Turner on growing up with dwarfism and winning a bronze medal at the World Championships earlier this year.

18-year-old Coyne rounds it off as Irish swimmers total 54 records in 'exciting and productive fortnight'

An incredible two weeks, ended on a high on the final day of the Irish Short Course Swimming Championships.

Brilliant bronze for Shane Ryan ensures Ireland's big week at Europeans ends on a high

Ryan bagged bronze in the 50m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

From The42 Mona McSharry agonisingly misses out on second medal at Europeans So Close

Mona McSharry agonisingly misses out on second medal at Europeans

The teenager was just 0.4 seconds from the podium.

Mona McSharry sets new Irish record to clinch place in European final

After taking bronze in the 50m Breastroke on Wednesday, the 19-year-old further announced her arrival in senior international swimming with a time of 1:04.36.

Shane Ryan secures final place as Team Ireland maintain impressive form in Glasgow

He becomes Ireland’s fourth finalist in the space of just two days at the European competition.

From The42 Yang blames 'unprofessional' drug testers for incident when he smashed blood vial with hammer Swimming

Yang blames 'unprofessional' drug testers for incident when he smashed blood vial with hammer

The triple Olympic champion appeared at a rare public CAS hearing.

From The42 Wayne in the USA, smoking for sport and the rest of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Wayne in the USA, smoking for sport and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Lazy Sundays were made for reading about Wayne Rooney’s sneaking into casinos.

From TheJournal.ie People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease Leptospirosis

People warned not to swim in Royal Canal after outbreak of rat-borne disease

Leptospirosis is particularly a hazard for people who participate in outdoor sports.

From The42 Michael Phelps says he 'never competed in a clean field once' Grim

Michael Phelps says he 'never competed in a clean field once'

The 28-time Olympic medalist says positive tests should result in a lifetime ban.

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.

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’.

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.

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