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Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 20 July, 2019

#Swimming

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.

From The42 Watson takes seventh place on senior international debut as McSharry misses out on European final Results

Watson takes seventh place on senior international debut as McSharry misses out on European final

Tanya Watson improved on her score from earlier on Wednesday while Mona McSharry was unable to progress to the final.

From The42 Watson dives into European Championships final while McSharry advances to 50m breastroke semis Wrap

Watson dives into European Championships final while McSharry advances to 50m breastroke semis

Both Tanya Watson and Mona McSharry will be in action in their finals later today at the European Swimming and Diving Championships.

From The42 Brilliant morning for Ireland in the pool as Ferguson, Ryan and Greene all book semi places Glasgow 2018

Brilliant morning for Ireland in the pool as Ferguson, Ryan and Greene all book semi places

Eighteen-year-old Conor Ferguson and Shane Ryan into 100m backstroke semis, with Darragh Greene in 200m breaststroke semis.

From The42 Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired Semper Fi

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired

Let’s go to the beach, beach!

From The42 12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation Punishment

12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation

The US swimmer has been suspended over ‘use of a prohibited method’.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches Howth

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

From The42 'I never like to use that word sacrifice. It's a choice' Huphup

'I never like to use that word sacrifice. It's a choice'

Former Olympian Gavin Noble is part of the duo behind HupHup, a coaching team hoping to help Irish athletes reach an elite level.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you had a swim in Irish waters this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you had a swim in Irish waters this year?

Have you braved your local swimming spot yet?

From TheJournal.ie Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend Drowning Deaths

Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend

The incidents occurred in Dun Laoghaire and Killybegs.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination Bathing

Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination

Test results are due tomorrow which could give the green light again to swimmers.

From The42 Ireland's Oliver Dingley impresses in high finish at Diving World Cup Making A Splash

Ireland's Oliver Dingley impresses in high finish at Diving World Cup

The 25-year-old finished in 7th place in China on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie A Frenchman has begun his epic attempt to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean Human Endurance This post contains videos

A Frenchman has begun his epic attempt to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean

Ben Lecomte’s swim between Tokyo and San Francisco will take between six to eight months.

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