Marren Secures Final Place for Ireland

Amy Marren made a big impact in her first race for Ireland at the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships in London. Amy joined compatriot, Ellen Keane in the heats for the 100m Backstroke S9 and it was Marren who touched home first to progress to the final of the event this evening. Ellen, who finished […]

5th for Flanagan and O’Riordan as Marren Withdraws

Patrick Flanagan was the first Irish competitor in the pool today at the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships in the Heat of the S6 400m Freestyle event. A fast start to the race from his competitors meant Patrick was always struggling to make up lost ground. His finishing time of 5:39:13 was just 0.8 outside […]

Marren to make Irish Debut as Team Ireland Revealed

Paralympics Ireland Sign Agreement to Wear Under Armour Kit   The Irish team that will compete at the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships in London this September was named today at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre. The 8 person team will be the first Irish paralympic team to compete in the new Under Armour […]

Positive Para Swimming Performances from Berlin

The Irish Para Swimming team have had an encouraging experience to date from the Para Swimimng World Series Meeting taking place currently in Berlin. Three Irish swimmers progressed from their heats yesterday morning through to the evenings finals sessions. Ailbhe Kelly reached the C Final of the 200m Freestyle final with Nicole Turner and Ellen […]

Turner Hopes to Maintain Medal Momentum

There were four Irish swimmers in action in the morning session of Day 6 of the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. Meath’s James Scully made his second final of the championships in the Men’s 100m Freestyle S5. Finishing 4th in his heat in a time of 1:22.16, he qualified seventh fastest for tonight’s final, […]

Records Continue to Fall in Dublin

It was another day of fantastic performances from the competition pool at the Swim Ireland National Aquatic Centre as Team Ireland continued to show good form in the pool whilst more world records fell throughout Day 2 of the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. The Irish swimmers have had some performances to remember with […]

Team Ireland Hopefuls on Trail of European Qualification

An Irish team of 8 swimmers has arrived in Sheffield ahead of the British Para Swimming International meet. This event represents the last opportunity for Irish swimmers to reach the minimum qualification standards ahead of the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships that are set to be hosted in Dublin this August.   The 8 […]

MORE PERSONAL BESTS FOR IRISH AT PARA SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

  The good form of the Irish team continued on the penultimate day of the Para Swimming World Series meet in Berlin. In this morning’s heats Ards teenager Barry McClements was just outside his best time placing fourteenth of the ninety-one swimmers in the 400mFreestyle heats. He touched in a time of 4:33.20 which was […]