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# swimming - Friday 29 December, 2017

From The42 18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave Making Waves

18 for 18: Swimming sensation Mona McSharry continues to ride on the crest of a wave

The 17-year-old World Junior champion swimmer is a strong prospect for Ireland in 2018.

# swimming - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From The42 ‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’ Highs And Lows

‘I wasn’t planning to stop swimming… It was a pretty abrupt decision’

Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon chats to The42 about her decision to retire from the sport.

# swimming - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From The42 Mona McSharry breaks Irish record with fifth place finish in European final Success

Mona McSharry breaks Irish record with fifth place finish in European final

The 17-year-old capped off an incredible year by setting a new Irish record in the 100m Breaststroke.

From The42 Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships Record Breaker

Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships

The 24-year-old Bangor native set a new Irish record in the 100m Freestyle at the European Championships in Copenhagen.

# swimming - Friday 15 December, 2017

From The42 Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans 17 Again

Sensational McSharry's star continues to rise as she reaches first senior final at Europeans

It’s been some year for the 17-year-old Sligo swimmer.

# swimming - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From The42 Sloan breaks Irish record to secure European final spot Record Breaker

Sloan breaks Irish record to secure European final spot

Jordan Sloan had a brilliant swim in Copenhagen this morning.

# swimming - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From The42 Teen prodigy McSharry falls short on busy day for Team Ireland at European Champs In The Pool

Teen prodigy McSharry falls short on busy day for Team Ireland at European Champs

Herself and Alex Murphy failed to advance to the 50m breaststroke finals while Jordan Sloan set a new Irish senior record.

# swimming - Friday 1 September, 2017

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.

# swimming - Monday 28 August, 2017

Swimming ban extended at Loughshinny due to 'unacceptable levels of contamination'

The extended ban on swimming is likely to last at least 72 hours.

From The42 McSharry keeps on winning as she storms into another final at World Championships 17 Again

McSharry keeps on winning as she storms into another final at World Championships

Bangor swimmer Conor Ferguson is also in action in the 200m backstroke final tonight.

# swimming - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From The42 Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis Gold Rush

Ireland's golden girl McSharry crowned world champion in Indianapolis

The 17-year-old added to her growing medal haul last night.

# swimming - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'They could have lethal consequences': Warnings issued over new mermaid craze

There has been an increased trend of the use of mermaid tails while swimming in the UK.

# swimming - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

From The42 Gold for Ireland! Shane Ryan storms to glory at the World University Games Making Waves This post contains videos

Gold for Ireland! Shane Ryan storms to glory at the World University Games

Ryan set a new Irish record and pocketed Ireland’s second-ever swimming gold at the Games in Taipei.

# swimming - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Forty Foot got a great shoutout in the New York Times as one of the 'best places to swim in the world' Always Really Cold

# swimming - Friday 18 August, 2017

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination

The results of a routine sample showed a deterioration in the water quality.

Swimmers 'terrified' as jet skis speed around them in Dun Laoghaire

The Coast Guard said that it received a number of calls about the vehicles at Seapoint yesterday evening.

# swimming - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Swimming ban at Sandymount Strand due to possible pollution

A special advisory notice has also been issued for Velvet Strand in Portmarnock.

# swimming - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'A gifted, humble, kind, person': Memorial to man who went missing after diving into Canadian lake

David Gavin from Castlebar in Mayo went missing at the end of June.

# swimming - Monday 31 July, 2017

From The42 Swimming has a new superstar - and his name is Caeleb Dressel History Books

Swimming has a new superstar - and his name is Caeleb Dressel

American bagged his seventh gold on the final day of the World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

# swimming - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From The42 Lucky 13! Ledecky rebounds from first World Championship loss with US relay gold Bouncebackability

# swimming - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

From The42 American superstar Katie Ledecky suffers her first major loss in thrilling worlds final Swimming This post contains videos

American superstar Katie Ledecky suffers her first major loss in thrilling worlds final

World record holder Federica Pellegrini pulled off a late, late comeback in the 200m freestyle final.

# swimming - Monday 24 July, 2017

From The42 Michael Phelps loses to great white shark in virtual race Fin This post contains videos

Michael Phelps loses to great white shark in virtual race

‘Will there ever be a boy born who can swim as fast as a shark?’

# swimming - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour RIP

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour

Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.

# swimming - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

# swimming - Monday 3 July, 2017

Irish GAA player who went missing while swimming in Canada named locally

His family has since flown over to Canada.

# swimming - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Search underway for Irishman who went missing while swimming in Canada

The man was swimming with friends on Friday afternoon.

# swimming - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The42 More success for Ireland at European Junior Championships Take A Bow This post contains videos

More success for Ireland at European Junior Championships

Conor Ferguson’s silver medal continues a fantastic few days after Mona McSharry’s recent triumphs.

# swimming - Friday 30 June, 2017

From The42 Second European medal of the week for Irish teen as she breaks another senior record Sweet 16

Second European medal of the week for Irish teen as she breaks another senior record

Mona McSharry claimed silver in the 200m Breastroke at the European Junior Championships, to add to Wednesday’s gold medal.

# swimming - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

From The42 Joy as Irish teen wins gold medal at European Junior Championships Feat

Joy as Irish teen wins gold medal at European Junior Championships

Mona McSharry claimed victory in the 50m Breaststroke final in Israel earlier today.

# swimming - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The42 'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief' Memory

'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief'

The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim takes place next month.

# swimming - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Coast Guard issues safety warning about Dalkey Island

People on jet skis or boats have been urged to be cautious as swimmers “are virtually invisible to see until it’s too late”.

Hepatitis A outbreak 'caused by fecal matter in swimming pool'

Five people, including three children, fell ill with the disease last year.

# swimming - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From The42 Lochte considered suicide after Rio Olympics scandal Rio 2016

Lochte considered suicide after Rio Olympics scandal

The Olympic swimmer said he hit his lowest point in the wake of the controversy.

# swimming - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The42 'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22 Stepping Away

'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22

McMahon represented Ireland at the 2012 London Games and won two European medals during her competitive career.

# swimming - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# swimming - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'

A free swimming programme is helping children with scoliosis build strength and confidence.

# swimming - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning

Clodagh had the awareness in her not to swim out and grab him immediately in case she got dragged down with him.

# swimming - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 Ellen Keane wins gold at World event to bring Ireland's medal tally to four Swimming

Ellen Keane wins gold at World event to bring Ireland's medal tally to four

The Rio medallist claimed gold and silver today.

# swimming - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From The42 Phelps: I've never been in clean international race Doping

Phelps: I've never been in clean international race

Speaking at a US congressional hearing, Phelps said home races were fine though.

# swimming - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From The42 Balancing 30+ hours of training a week and a full-time college degree: Ireland's most promising triathlete Fitness
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