Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Christmas Fun Swim

On Saturday 12th Dec we are having a pre-Christmas Swim in the ALSAA pool from 8am - 11am. The swim, which will feature relay races, will include young and old; all levels from the Aer Lingus Swimming Club and the Aer Lingus Masters Swimming Club. 
If you would like to participate, please inform Mary by 1st Dec.

The club is also considering going to a Gala in Palma on the 2nd and 3rd April 2016 (flying out on wed 30th Mar and returning 3rd /4th April ) If you are interested please Mary know asap. 
We have no price on hotels or flights yet as we have to see how many are going.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

NAC Training

The 50m Friday sessions in the NAC that some of you signed up for, for the last four weeks have been extended into the next two weeks. Training will take place this Friday 6th of November and the following Friday the 13th (lucky for some) of November.

You can pay €10 for the two sessions this Friday, and if you want to pay as you go it will be €8 per session.
The Friday sessions will start up again in January, in the lead up to the Europeans, and will take place on the following dates:

JAN: 8th, 15th, 22nd
FEB: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
11th, 25th
APR: 1st, 8th, 15th
MAY: 6th, 13th, 20th.
The cost for these sessions will be €6 as you go.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Celtic Masters Gala Schedule

Please see the below link to full program of heats for the gala this Saturday 16th October at the
NAC Blanchardstown. 

Best of luck to everyone swimming. 

Monday, September 14, 2015

Gala Season!

Gala Season is fast approaching. First up is the Dublin Sprint Gala taking place on Sunday 27th September in Tallaght Community Pool. This is an afternoon event. Warm up at 3 pm, Gala at 3:30 pm.
Dublin SC Entry forms and Info Pack
Closing date for Entries: 24th September

Then there is the Celtic Masters Irish Open taking place at the NAC on Saturday 17th October. This gala offers a full program of events. This is a day long event with warm up for the morning session at 9:00 am and Gala Start at 9:45am.
Celtic Masters Entry Forms and Info Pack
Closing Date for entries: 25th September

Friday, September 11, 2015

Splash for Syria

There will be a charity 'splash and dash' to raise funds for the Search and Rescue boats that operate in the Mediterranean Sea.  If you can wear a little something red on the day as a symbol of your support please do. No worries if you don't have any red stuff! There will be a minutes silence at 12 noon. 

Location:: Low Rock Malahide, 
When: This Saturday 12th September from 11 - 1am. 
All donations welcome

This is an informal splash and dash, bring your tea/ biccys and money and let’s get together in solidarity to support the work that MSD do at the front line of this crisis.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Swim Classes - Wednesday and Thursday nights.

September sees the return of our adult lessons and training sessions at the ALSAA Airport Pool.

Thursday Nights 9 - 10 pm - Adult Beginner Classes

This ten week session is on from 9-10 pm every Thursday night. This is an opportunity for all level of swimmers from complete beginners to those who want to improve their technique or learn a new stroke.  The new term starts Thursday 3rd September 2015! See our adult swimming lessons page for more details.

Wednesday Nights 8 - 9 pm - Pre-Masters Training Session.

This is a coach led training session in 25 meter format. Not suitable for absolute beginners, but ideal for those wishing to improve their stroke technique, distance and stamina in the water. New terms starts Wednesday 2nd September 2015.

For more details on either of these sessions
Contact Gerry Foley on (+353) (01) 8902281
or email

Monday, August 17, 2015

Kazan - The Final Score

Huge Congratulations to all our Irish swimmers who did the country and their clubs proud in Kazan.

The final tally stands at:

6 Gold Medals,
7 Silver Medals
3 Bronze Medals
23 Individual Top Ten Times
4 Relay Top Ten Times
21 New Irish Records

A tremendous achievement for all of the swimmers and Masters swimming in general.

Click on image to enlarge. 

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The latest from Kazan

Our small Irish contingent are tearing it up in the pool over in Kazan. It's quite early on in the competition but there's already been some fantastic swims.  
To keep up to date with live results go to Masterskazan2015 and Follow us on Facebook. It's great to see those Irish flags so high up on the results table! 

Monday, August 3, 2015

Pool Closed

ALSAA pool is closed this bank holiday Monday, but will re-open on Tuesday 4th August.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Friday Nights at NAC

Friday night training at the NAC is back for these dates.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The GBs and The Worlds and The Europeans

To say that the club did well at the GBs last weekend would be an understatement. There were so many medals achieved and records broken it was hard to keep track. All swimmers and coaches did the club very proud. Detailed results can be viewed at

Looking forward to the Worlds, the deadline for entries has been announced as the 30th June.

The Dates for the Europeans next year in London have been set for 25th to 29th May 2016. Details of dates, schedules and accommodation are on Euroaquatics2016

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Best of Luck!

Best of luck to all our intrepid swimmers making the the trip over to the British Masters in Manchester this coming weekend. Go team!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

June Bank Holiday Training Times

Next Monday 1st June, bank holiday swimming hours will be at the earlier time of 7-8 pm.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Club Facebook Page

We finally have a club Facebook page!
The page will bring together news, photos and updates from regular club swimming as well as sea swimming.

Check us out at

East Wall Sea Swim 'Dip'

Peter has arranged an Open Water Swim or 'dip' at East Wall Water Sports Centre this Saturday (22nd May) at 4.00pm.
Go on, get that first freeze out of the way!
Hot showers & a cup of tea provided afterward. 
Cost €2 per head.
Safe environment for the Open Water virgins!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Fina Top 10 Rankings

The Fina Top 10 individual and relay rankings for 2014 and for All Time were recently  released.

We are proud to announce that made of our own club members made the listings.

In the Individual Listings for 2014:

RANKED  10th  :    Sarah         100Free  LC

RANKED     8th :    Sarah         100 Free SC

RANKED     7th:     Deirdre        50 Breast SC

RANKED     5th:     Deirdre     100 Breast  SC

RANKED     7th:     Deirdre      200 Breast   SC

In the Relay Listings for 2014:

RANKED   1st :     4 X 100M  FTR MIXED  LC 160+
                                     Sarah , Peter ,Charlotte , Eoin

RANKED    3rd :    4 x 100m  MTR MIXED LC  160+
                                      Vivian, Charlotte, Eoin ,Sarah

RANKED    5th :     4 x 100m  FTR MIXED LC  240+
                                        Declan, Claire, Tony O'Brien, Anne C

RANKED  10th:      4 x 100m  MTR MIXED LC 200+
                                       Anne, Patricia, Robert, Peter

RANKED   6th:       4 x 200 m   FTR  MIXED LC  200+
                                         Anne Morrissey, Anne Cummins, Ger Philpott, Viv

RANKED  4th :        4 x 50m  MTR MIXED  LC  160+
                                        Sarah, Peter,  Charlotte, Eoin

RANKED  8th :        4 x 200m  FTR MIXED  LC  160+
                                          Eoin, Charlotte, Peter, Sarah

RANKED 4th :           4 x 200m FTR  MEN  LC  240+
                                           Jeff, Ger, Tony O'Brien, Viv

RANKED   2nd:         4 x 50m   FTR   WOMEN  SC  160+
                                           Sarah, Charlotte, Cara, Deirdre

RANKED  4th:           4 x 50m  MTR  WOMEN  SC  160+
                                           Charlotte, Deirdre, Sarah, Cara

The full listings are available at this link:

Congratulations to all swimmers!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Limerick Gala Programme

Please see the below link to full program of heats for the gala this Friday & Saturday the 6th & 7th March 2015 in the Arena pool, UL, Limerick. 
Best of luck to everyone competing!

Monday, March 2, 2015

Extended Dates for Friday night training in the NAC

Coached Aer Lingus Friday night training sessions currently taking place in the NAC, will continue into the Summer until June.

We will be there most Fridays with a few exceptions.

 See Calendar for detailed dates.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Irish Open Long Course Championships - Limerick

Limerick Masters SC will host the Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships on 6th and 7th March 2015 at the University Arena, University of Limerick.

A full programme of events is on offer starting with the 1500m event on the Friday followed by a full days swimming on the Saturday.

Full details for entry can be found on

The closing date for receipt of entries is Saturday, 31st January 2015.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Extra Training Sessions - NAC

Aer Lingus Masters are putting on extra training sessions in the NAC on Friday nights from 19:30 - 20:30 on the below dates:

Jan : 9th, 16th and 23rd.
Feb : 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th.

Format: 50m
Cost: €5.00 per session.