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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 7 July, 2020

#Swimming

From The42 Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics Champ

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics

The American athlete could become the oldest swimmer to ever win a gold medal at this summer’s Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high' Brrrrrrrrrrr

Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high'

Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country today.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos Winter Wonderland

WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos

Snowball fights, the Christmas Day swim, and grown men acting like little children – more than 70 years ago.

From The42 Ireland have won a bronze medal at the European Swimming Championships Winning

Ireland have won a bronze medal at the European Swimming Championships

20-year-old Alex Murphy sets a new national record in the 50m breaststroke final in Israel.

From TheJournal.ie British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain Costa Brava

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You're not allowed to swim there today No Bathing

Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You're not allowed to swim there today

Dublin City Council has issued a bathing ban until its water tests are back tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday Channel Hopper

A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday

That’s a lot of swimming.

From TheJournal.ie Better late than never! It's going to hit 24 degrees today Here Comes The Summer Sun

Better late than never! It's going to hit 24 degrees today

Dust off the swimming togs.

From The42 An 18-year-old swimmer broke the 1,500m world record today...by accident Record Breaker

An 18-year-old swimmer broke the 1,500m world record today...by accident

Watch Katie Ledecky break her own world record in the 1,500 meter freestyle on Monday morning during a preliminary round.

From The42 No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep High Places

No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep

While Wales, England and France have been at altitude, Ireland preferred to keep it low-key.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm sorry, I was drunk': Two men face charges after breaking into Aqua Dome for late night swim Tralee

'I'm sorry, I was drunk': Two men face charges after breaking into Aqua Dome for late night swim

A solicitor for one of the men said they also went for a sleep in a hotel room afterwards.

From The42 Bronze for Ireland's Darragh McDonald at Paralympic Swimming World Championships Medals

Bronze for Ireland's Darragh McDonald at Paralympic Swimming World Championships

The 21-year old swam a season’s best to qualify for the final.

From The42 Another medal! Fiona Doyle shocked herself with silver in 50m breaststroke Universiade

Another medal! Fiona Doyle shocked herself with silver in 50m breaststroke

The Limerick woman en route to Rio has had a brilliant week in South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise Drowning This post contains videos

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.

From The42 A great week just got even better for Ireland's Fiona Doyle Universiade

A great week just got even better for Ireland's Fiona Doyle

The Limerick native claimed bronze over over 100 metres on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Kids in Kildare are donating their Communion money to keep their local pool open Save Our Pool

Kids in Kildare are donating their Communion money to keep their local pool open

The second oldest swimming pool in Ireland will close this summer – but locals are up in arms about it.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident Athlone

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself Read Me

An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself

An expert from Irish Water Safety has some practical tips for keeping all the family safe at the beach.

From The42 A US national team swimmer is set to represent Ireland at the Olympics Different Strokes

A US national team swimmer is set to represent Ireland at the Olympics

Shane Ryan is changing his sporting citizenship.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it warm enough to go swimming in the Irish Sea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it warm enough to go swimming in the Irish Sea?

Or the Atlantic? Or your local lake?

From TheJournal.ie These brave souls will represent Ireland at the international ice swimming championships From Russia With Chilblains

These brave souls will represent Ireland at the international ice swimming championships

Because our own water isn’t cold enough…

Hippos can swim terrifyingly fast. Just watch...

Like, REALLY fast.

From TheJournal.ie IN PICTURES: Your Christmas Day dips and runs Mad Yokes

IN PICTURES: Your Christmas Day dips and runs

A Christmas tradition for some, a nightmare for others.

From TheJournal.ie First time Christmas Day swimming? Here's some must-read advice... Braving It

First time Christmas Day swimming? Here's some must-read advice...

Braving the waters today? Be careful out there — and never ever drink and swim.

From The42 Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles Retirement

Olympian Barry Murphy decides to hang up his Speedos and goggles

The Irish swimmer has called it a day.

From The42 Michael Phelps handed six-month ban for drink driving Dropped

Michael Phelps handed six-month ban for drink driving

The 18-time Olympic swim champion has been dropped from the 2015 world championships roster.

From The42 Michael Phelps is taking (another) break from swimming Probation

Michael Phelps is taking (another) break from swimming

Is this the end of his era?

From The42 Michael Phelps apologises after being arrested for drink driving DUI

Michael Phelps apologises after being arrested for drink driving

The multiple Olympic gold medallist was spotted speeding by a police officer in Baltimore.

From The42 Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan's swimming success Long Distance

Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan's swimming success

You don’t need to have a degree in sports science to excel in endurance sport, but it helps.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Friend or foe? What you need to know about jellyfish Swimming

Opinion: Friend or foe? What you need to know about jellyfish

Yes, some jellyfish can pose danger to us – but they have also inspired engineering, scientific and medical advances.

From TheJournal.ie 'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident Tragic

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident

Sisters Imelda Crew and Paula Buckley had been enjoying a holiday in Kerry.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The42 Michael Phelps flops at US nationals comeback Hitting The Wall

Michael Phelps flops at US nationals comeback

He shaved his walrus moustache for this?

From TheJournal.ie Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches Don't Get In The Water

Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches

It may not have entered your mind given the weather lately, but avoid the water at some Fingal beaches.

From The42 Ryan Lochte says he's putting away 10,000 calories a day, here's a taster Jeah!
From TheJournal.ie Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda Drowning

Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda

The boy’s remains have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Swim ban at Killiney and White Rock beaches due to high levels of E. Coli No Bathing

Swim ban at Killiney and White Rock beaches due to high levels of E. Coli

The Blue Flag is being removed from Killiney pending the outcome of an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday? Hero

Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?

One eyewitness is sure it was the singer who came to the rescue “cool as you like”.

From TheJournal.ie Think before you jump in, 140 people drown in Ireland every year Water Safety

Think before you jump in, 140 people drown in Ireland every year

Alcohol is a contributory factor in nearly a third of all drownings.

From TheJournal.ie Three teens taken to hospital after swimming accident Blanchardstown

Three teens taken to hospital after swimming accident

Two are said to be in a stable condition.