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Congratulations to Irish Olympian Shane Ryan on a fantastic weekend representing Penn State Swimming & Diving at the 2017 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Ohio this past weekend.

Shane ended up with a medal of each color. Friday he won the 100 backstroke in 44.65 seconds, which was not only an NCAA A-cut, but the Big Ten record (2008), meet record (2016), pool record (2010)...
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#ThrowbackTuesday This day in 2016 Oliver Dingley qualified for the Olympic Games at the Diving World Cup in Rio and what an adventure he had after that. Ireland's first diver at the Games in 68 years and a top 8 finish in the Final!
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We are looking for young people and young captains to take part in our exploratory workshops.
These will look at the role and responsibilities of a club captain and how we can prepare them to take on this task.

The workshops will be open to all athletes between the ages of 13-19 and will take place as follows:
Tuesday 21st February 2pm-5pm in The Thinking Factory,...
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We are delighted to have 30 pools now confirmed for the 2017 Swim for a Mile Challenge but places are filling up fast! So be quick and register today to secure your preferred slot!

Follow the link below to find the nearest pool to you!

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Looking for something FUN to do this mid-term ? Well then this is for you!

Swim Ireland are looking for swimmers aged 8-12 to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to try a new aquatic discipline over the mid term

Taking place over 3 days Monday 20th February to Wednesday 23rd with two sessions each day at 10am-12pm and 3pm-5pm there is bound to be a time and date to suit you

For...
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We are looking for young people and young captains to take part in our exploratory workshops.
These will look at the role and responsibilities of a club captain and how we can prepare them to take on this task.

The workshops will be open to all athletes between the ages of 13-19 and will take place as follows:
Tuesday 21st February 2pm-5pm in The Thinking Factory, Castleknock Hotel
Sunday...
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Congratulations to all of the winners at the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association Awards which were held last weekend.
Great to see so many turn out at the Mondelez Irish Para Sport Expo, We're looking forward to seeing lots of these athletes coming through in the next few years. Well done to Paralympics Ireland
#SwimFast One last reminder if you'd like to give your opinion on the Dave McCullough Memorial Gala 2017 as the survey will close tonight at midnight. [ Surveymonkey.com Link ]

2017 Swim Ulster International Dave McCullagh Memorial GalaFeedback Survey

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If you attended the 2017 Irish Minor Schools this weekend then we would love to hear from you!

Please share with us any feedback you may have from this weekends event.
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2017 Irish Minor Schools Feedback Survey

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Congratulations UCD Swimming and Waterpolo Club who have won the Women's, Men's and Overall Team at Varsities!
Swim Ireland is delighted to confirm the election of our CEO Sarah Keane as the new President of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI). Sarah was elected at the EGM of the OCI held on Thursday 9th February at the Conrad Hotel, Dublin.

Congratulations Sarah!

Read her statement on tonight's vote at the link below.

Swim Ireland CEO Sarah Keane Elected OCI President - Swim Ireland

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Swim Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of John Watson as Head of Performance Support and Strength and Conditioning Practitioner. This role is a totally new role for the organisation and is further demonstration of the particular emphasis on the holistic development of the athlete which is a keystone of the new Swim Ireland Performance Strategy.

Swim Ireland Appoint John Watson as Head of Performance Support - Swim Ireland

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At Swim Ireland we are constantly trying to improve our events and in order to do this we need to hear from you!

Did you attend the 2017 SU International/Dave McCullagh Memorial at the weekend ? You can let us know any feedback you may have by filling out this 1 minute survey, Thanks!

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2017 Swim Ulster International Dave McCullagh Memorial GalaFeedback Survey

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#SUDMC17 A big THANK YOU to everyone involved in this weekend's Dave McCullagh Memorial Swim Ulster International. It's been a fantastic weekend and it wouldn't be possible without Volunteers, Officials, Swimmers, Coaches, Managers, Parents, Bangor Aurora , all of their staff and everyone involved. Special thank you to Peter Ferguson who kept us all informed and entertained across the...
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#SUDMC17 Another fantastic night in Bangor as the 2017 Swim Ulster International/Dave McCullagh Memorial came to a close.

Danielle Hill is now the fastest Irish female swimmer ever after smashing the 50m Freestyle Irish Record while her Larne team mate Conor Brines broke the 100m Butterfly Irish record.

Across the weekend we've had four Irish senior and three irish junior records as well as...
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Hill Breaks 15 Year Old Record to Become Fastest Ever Irish Female Swimmer - Swim Ireland

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Have a great weekend at the 2017 SU International/Dave McCullagh Memorial ?

We at Swim Ireland are always interested in improving our events and welcome any feedback that you would like to share with us. #SUDMC17

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#SUDMC We have had another fantastic night of racing here in Bangor. Congratulations to UCD Swimming and Waterpolo Club on breaking the 8 year old 800m Freestyle Relay Record. Mona McSharry was also in record breaking form with Irish Junior Records in the 50m Butterfly and 200m Breaststroke. We also had a number of consideration times met for this summer's World and European events!

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UCD Smash 8 Year Old Irish Relay Record in Bangor - Swim Ireland

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While most of us will be enjoying the warmth of Bangor this weekend, spare a thought for the 16 brave souls taking on the Ice Mile Swim at Lough Dan on Saturday. Good luck to them all!

The ice men (and women) cometh!

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Just 2 Days to go to Dave McCullagh/Swim Ulster International. We're in for a very exciting three days of racing in Bangor as swimmers seek qualification times for this summer's international events. We're delighted that Rio 2016 Olympian Nicholas Quinn and GB medalists Dan Wallace and Duncan Scott will be competing while Jon Rudd will also be starting his role as Swim Ireland NPD this weekend.

Irish Swimmers Seek International Qualification Times at Season Opener in Bangor - Swim Ireland

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