Ireland’s Barry Murphy was disappointed not to make the final of the men’s 50m breaststroke at the European Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Andrea Staccioli/Inpho

Barry Murphy’s dreams of making the 50 metres breastroke final in Berlin, were dashed in the last 10 metres of last night’s semi-final. Having made a (...)

 Ireland’s Sycerika McMahon. Photograph: Andrea Masini/Inpho

It was a case of two and out for the Irish duo in heat action yesterday at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin as there was no progression t(...)

Ireland’s Barry Murphy in action during the heats of the 100m breaststroke  at the  LEN European Swimming Championships at Europa-Sportpark in Berlin, Germany. Photograph:   Giorgio Scala/Inpho

Barry Murphy’s attempts to emerge from the heats of the men’s 100 metres breaststroke ended in frustration on the first day of action in the pool at t(...)

Barry Murphy get his 100m breaststroke campaign underway at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Having finished 16th in Thursday’s 10km open water swim, Co Clare’s Chris Bryan finished ninth in the 25km final at the European Championships in B(...)

 Ireland’s Fiona Doyle. Photograph: Andrea Staccioli/Inpho

Fiona Doyle was unable to build on the national record she set this morning, when taking to the pool for the 50m Breaststroke semi-final at the World (...)