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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 September, 2014

#Swimming

# swimming - Yesterday’s News

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.

# swimming - Friday 29 August, 2014

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.

# swimming - Friday 15 August, 2014

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.

# swimming - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Michael Phelps flops at US nationals comeback

He shaved his walrus moustache for this?

# swimming - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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.

# swimming - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

# swimming - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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.

# swimming - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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.

# swimming - Monday 23 June, 2014

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”.

# swimming - Saturday 21 June, 2014

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.

# swimming - Friday 20 June, 2014

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.

# swimming - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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.

# swimming - Saturday 31 May, 2014

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…

# swimming - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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).

# swimming - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks Fin Fun

Hero dolphins swim with a man to protect him from sharks

So long and thanks for all the fish.

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.”

# swimming - Thursday 24 April, 2014

# swimming - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cute kid learns it’s very difficult to eat with arm bands on No Mean F-eat

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.

# swimming - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

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.

# swimming - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

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.

# swimming - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Ian Thorpe in rehab for depression, reveals manager

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

# swimming - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork Dowtcha Boy

# swimming - Friday 31 January, 2014

Ian Thorpe’s management deny rehab reports

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

# swimming - Saturday 18 January, 2014

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.

# swimming - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge You don’t enjoy anything as much as this baby monkey enjoys swimming Hey Hey He's A Monkey

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.

From The Daily Edge Charming video captures the thought process behind the Christmas Day swim F-f-f-freezing

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.

# swimming - Thursday 26 December, 2013

6 sporting endeavours you can take part in St Stephen’s day

From the Puc Fada to horse racing, you’ve plenty of choice.

# swimming - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Heading for a Christmas Day swim? Here’s 6 top tips to see you through safely… Red Nose Day

Heading for a Christmas Day swim? Here’s 6 top tips to see you through safely…

From the Forty Foot in Dublin to Fanad in Donegal, thousands will be braving the waters this morning…

# swimming - Monday 2 December, 2013

O’Brien smashes Michelle Smith’s 18-year-old Irish 100m butterfly record

Shauna O’Brien completed the short-course 100m butterfly final in 59.38 seconds.

# swimming - Friday 18 October, 2013

Jimmy Magee: ‘She was tested more often than Shergar’

The RTÉ commentator has launched another defence of Michelle Smith.

# swimming - Monday 7 October, 2013

Step 4: Getting from the couch to a 5k start-line in eight weeks

Ultra marathon guru John O’Regan has us well on the road… but don’t get ahead of yourself.

# swimming - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

‘Never ever give up’: 64-year-old Nyad completes Cuba to Florida swim

She is the first person to complete the swim without a protective shark cage.

# swimming - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Over 300 people battle it out in Liffey Swim Liffey Swim This post contains images

Photos: Over 300 people battle it out in Liffey Swim

Participants swam 2.2km, with the winner in the men’s race finishing in just 26.16 minutes.

# swimming - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Adlington distraught over stolen Olympic gold… for 45 minutes before she found them again

The swimmer’s home in Stockport was burgled last night, but her medals were safe and sound.

# swimming - Monday 19 August, 2013

DJ escapes slap down after he Snapchats crotch pictures to Kiwi swimmer

Dom Harvey joked that bosses at his radio station took pity on him after seeing the size of his junk.

# swimming - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Lochte wins world championship gold despite foggy goggles

The world record holder lived up to his billing in the 200 metre IM.

# swimming - Monday 29 July, 2013

‘Bittersweet’ night as Fiona Doyle finishes 11th in the world

Lithuanian teen Ruta Meilutyte blitzed the field to set a new world record in tonight’s 100m breaststroke semi-finals.

Is he coming back? Phelps vague about future

The Olympics? The swimming icon says he hasn’t planned that far ahead in his life.

16-year-old Ledecky unfazed after breaking 4 minute mark in 400m freestyle Prodigy This post contains videos

16-year-old Ledecky unfazed after breaking 4 minute mark in 400m freestyle

The US swimmer won gold in 3:59.82 to become only the second female ever to finish the distance in under four minutes.

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