Irish Swimmer Blog


Rachael Lee claims fastest Channel swim

Congratulations to Dubliner Rachael Lee who has become the fastest Irish person ever to swim the English Channel, and Clodagh Murray who was not far behind…


Quinn makes impression in Rio heats

Nicholas Quinn put in an impressive performance at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, winning his heat today to touch the wall in 2.11.67, missing out on a semi final place by .41 of a second…


Get out for some wild swimming

Expert swimmers Maureen McCoy and Paul McCambridge want to inspire you to get off the beaten track and find amazing locations for swimming, diving and snorkelling. Their book, Wild Swimming in Ireland, is full of practical information to make wild swimming safe and invigorating for everyone, whatever your swimming ability…