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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 12 November, 2019

#Swimming

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.

From TheJournal.ie Don't go swimming at Bettystown Beach - the water's not fine Ecoli

Don't go swimming at Bettystown Beach - the water's not fine

A new water sample was taken yesterday and results are due tomorrow but until then, people are advised to stay out of the water.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Brave swimmers take to the Liffey for charity Dive In

Pics: Brave swimmers take to the Liffey for charity

It might have been a nice day for a dip but we don’t envy them…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you ever swim in the sea in Ireland?

Do you brave the always ever-so-icy-waters here? (Wearing a wetsuit is cheating, you know).

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks

So long and thanks for all the fish.

From The42 Michael Phelps races for the first time since London Olympics - but loses to rival Ryan Lochte Water World This post contains videos

Michael Phelps races for the first time since London Olympics - but loses to rival Ryan Lochte

“It’s one race,” Phelps said. “It’s a long way whether I decide to continue or not.”

From The42 Michael Phelps says he's back in the pool because of weight gain and love of the sport Taking The Plunge

Michael Phelps says he's back in the pool because of weight gain and love of the sport

The Olympics legend is back in action today.

Cute kid learns it's very difficult to eat with arm bands on

He just wants his cookie. But fate is out to thwart him.

From TheJournal.ie 10-year-old girl survives shark attack in Australia Beneath The Surface

10-year-old girl survives shark attack in Australia

Paramedics treated the girl at the scene before she was taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 25 children treated after chemical fumes incident at swimming pool Vapour Leak

25 children treated after chemical fumes incident at swimming pool

Six children were transferred from the pool at NUI Maynooth to Crumlin and Tallaght Hospitals as a precautionary measure.

From The42 Ian Thorpe in rehab for depression, reveals manager Rehab

Ian Thorpe in rehab for depression, reveals manager

Former Olympic champion was found “dazed” on a Sydney street yesterday.

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork

Nice day for a dip.

From The42 Ian Thorpe’s management deny rehab reports Problems

Ian Thorpe’s management deny rehab reports

Australian media reported that the five-time Olympic gold medallist was suffering from depression.

From The42 Fiona Doyle unlikely to benefit following reports of Efimova doping positive No Change

Fiona Doyle unlikely to benefit following reports of Efimova doping positive

The Irish swimmer finished second to Russia’s Yulia Efimova athlete at the World University Games last summer.

You don't enjoy anything as much as this baby monkey enjoys swimming

He even swims with a dog. THAT’S how much he enjoys it.

Charming video captures the thought process behind the Christmas Day swim

It’ll make you feel cold, then make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.