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Swimming

# 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

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

# swimming - Sunday 28 July, 2013

New record and PBs, but no semi-final place for Murphy and McMahon

Barry Murphy managed to set a new 50 metre butterfly national record at the World Championships this morning.

Fiona Doyle taking fresh belief and form to World Championships

Winning World University Games silver has only just started to settle in as the Calgary-based swimmer lines up in Barcelona

# swimming - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Moving on from unlucky 2013 – the goal for Sycerika McMahon

Ireland’s teenage sensation is ready to put her disappointment behind her as she packs her bags for Texas.

Murphy building for future by making the most of World Championship chance

The 27-year-old is keen to lend his experience to Ireland’s up and coming swimming talent.

# swimming - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Murphy wants dopers to wear swimcap of shame

That way everyone watching will know who the cheats are.

Swimming director vows there will be no repeat of qualifying mix-up

Due to a breakdown in communication, Sycerika McMahon will have to sit out her strongest event at next week’s World Championships.

# swimming - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tourist killed in Brazil shark attack Shark Attack

Tourist killed in Brazil shark attack

The 18-year-old lost a lot of blood and died of her injuries after her leg was amputated.

# swimming - Monday 22 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Huge basking shark swims with kayaker in Donegal Close Encounter

WATCH: Huge basking shark swims with kayaker in Donegal

The world’s second largest fish, a little too close for comfort.

From TheJournal.ie Many weekend swimmers ‘very close to disaster’ as Coast Guard called to 72 incidents Drownings

Many weekend swimmers ‘very close to disaster’ as Coast Guard called to 72 incidents

The Coast Guard has seen the number of call-outs double this summer due to the heatwave.

# swimming - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry RIP

Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry

The 64-year-old was swimming in Ahenny quarry in Carrick-on-Suir.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

# swimming - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ESB warns public: don’t swim in reservoirs Danger

ESB warns public: don’t swim in reservoirs

Hidden dangers may include obstacles, deep waters and uneven ground, the ESB said.

# swimming - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Fiona Doyle misses out on bronze medal — by 1/100th of a second

Limerick’s Doyle finished fourth by the smallest of margins in the 50m breaststroke final.

# swimming - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Warm weather to last all week (and into the weekend) Summer

Warm weather to last all week (and into the weekend)

Met Éireann said today that the fine summer weather will continue for the rest of the week and next weekend. Wahoo!

# swimming - Saturday 13 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Water safety course ‘should be compulsory in primary schools’ Water Safety

Water safety course ‘should be compulsory in primary schools’

Irish Water Safety has emphasised the need for some water safety education to be made compulsory in schools – and a pool isn’t needed.

# swimming - Friday 12 July, 2013

Fiona Doyle wins silver for Ireland at World University Games

Fiona Doyle set a new Irish senior record as she finished second in today’s 100m breaststroke final.

# swimming - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Huge increase in jetskiers “tormenting” beachgoers – Coastguard Nuisance

Huge increase in jetskiers “tormenting” beachgoers – Coastguard

The coastguard service is warning jetskiers to stay out of designated swimming areas, amid a rise of around 40 per cent in such complaints.

# swimming - Friday 5 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie What happens to your body when you drink alcohol and swim Swimming Warning

What happens to your body when you drink alcohol and swim

Around 140 people drown in Ireland each year – and a third of these drownings have alcohol as a contributory factor.

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