Alex Murphy

Ireland Putting An Increased Focus On Relays In The Lead-Up To 2020

Swim Ireland will be putting an increased focus on relays as they hope to field their first ever Olympic relay in 2020.


Ferguson & McSharry Lead Shane Ryan-Less Irish SC Euro C’ships Squad

A young line-up, which includes newly-minted senior national record holder Conor Ferguson, is set to lead Ireland into the 2017 European Short Course Championships.


Swim Ireland Breaks 100×50 Mixed Relay World Record for Charity

Irish National Team-ers, record holders, and volunteers teamed up to break the 100×50 mixed free relay world record.

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Irish National Teamers Attempting 100×50 World Record

As part of the upcoming European Week of Sport, Irish National Team members are attempting to break the 100x50m free world record. 


University College Dublin Tops Irish Inter-Varsities Swimming C’ships

The annual Irish Inter-Varsities Swimming Championships were held at Dublin City University last weekend where University College Dublin (UCD) merged victories in both the overall men’s and women’s competitions.

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McSharry Sets a New Irish Junior Record in the 100 Breaststroke

16 year old Mona McSharry set a new Irish junior record in the women’s 100 breaststroke winning the event at Irish Open Swimming Championships in a time of 1:08.75…

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Conor Ferguson Again Narrowly Misses Olympic Qualification in Ireland

2016 Irish Open Swimming Championships April 28th-May 1st, 2016 Prelims 9:45AM local time/Finals 5:30PM local time Psych Sheets Live results Conor…


Irish Record-Breaking Siege At 2016 McCullagh Memorial Meet

The 2016 Swim Ulster International/Dave McCullagh Memorial Meet took place at the Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex in Northern Ireland over the weekend.

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Doyle Leads Irish Swim Team in South Korea

Ireland’s senior swimmers will be in competitive action this weekend as the 10-strong team begin racing at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

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28 Irish swimmers qualify for international competition, including 4 for Worlds, Junior Worlds

At the conclusion of Ireland’s National Championships, the nation has announced all the athletes who qualified for the major meets this summer, headlined by a likely 4-person team for the World Championships that includes Fiona Doyle (pictured).

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Shauna O’Brien Takes Down National Record On Day Three of Irish Championships

In the first semi-final of the night Shauna O’Brien put up the fastest time in the women’s 100m fly with a 1:00.21. That time took a big chunk off what she was in prelims. Not only was it a huge improvement for O’Brien, but it broke the previous Irish national record of 1:00.53.


Alex Murphy qualifies for Irish World Champs team on opening day of Irish Championships

With only three swimmers previously under the nation’s qualifying times to swim at Worlds in Kazan, Russia this summer, Ireland’s national team will get a little bigger after the first day of Irish Nationals.

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Hyland and Ferguson Smash Irish Swimming Records

Records continued to fall on the final day of competition at Swim Ireland’s Dave McCullagh Memorial and Swim Ulster International in Bangor…

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Lindkvist, Andreasson and Hansson Each Win Three at Swedish Grand Prix

The First Swedish Grand Prix kicked off this weekend in Uppsala…

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