Logan Joyce was found floating in the Lazy River section of the Aquazone in the National Aquatic Centre but efforts to revive him failed. Photograph: The Irish Times

A four-year-old boy who drowned at the National Aquatic Centre was not wearing armbands and could not swim, an inquest heard. Logan Joyce of Wotton Br(...)

The National Aquatic Centre at Abbotstown, Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

An 11-year-old boy nearly drowned four years ago in a Dublin swimming pool, the Circuit Civil Court has been told. Barrister Tracy Ennis Faherty told (...)

Dominique McMullen before  her Swim For A Mile challenge in the National Aquatic Centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“I just hope I finish it. At this stage, it’s ok if I’m not fast. I just want to finish it and not drown,” said nervous Irish Times journalist Dominiq(...)

Grainne Murphy may be remembered from London 2012 as the athlete who swam below par in the 400m freestyle heats, almost a full 10 seconds slower than (...)

Swim Ireland’s high performance director Peter Banks: I think the environment will be good for everybody. It will certainly help [Irish swimming] if he does what he is capable of doing.” Photograph: Inpho

A former member of the USA Swimming national team will arrive in Dublin next month with a view to competing for Ireland and qualifying for the 2016 Ol(...)

By the end of the 12 weeks, we believe that you will be comfortably able to swim 2,000 metre front crawl. Photograph: Thinkstock 1:23

Whether you are young or old, male or female, slim or overweight, fit or unfit, sporty or not, have a disability or are able-bodied, there is a spo(...)

Dublin Waterworld director John Moriarty: “I wonder how much more of taxpayers’ money is going to be wasted by this quango on ridiculous litigation.”  Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Photography

The State body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre knew from 2002 “what the law required it to do” in relation to the treatment of a €10(...)

Ireland’s Barry Murphy celebrates winning a bronze medal in the European Short Course Championships in Henning, Denmark. Photograph: Andrea Staccioli/Inpho

Barry Murphy took a bronze medal on Saturday at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Herning, Denmark. The 28-year-old follows Grainne (...)

1. Guinness Storehouse had 	1,087,209 visitors. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visited the attraction in 2011. Photograph: Tim Rooke-Pool/Getty Images

Guinness Storehouse retains its tops spot as Ireland’s most visited attraction, according to to Fáilte Ireland’s list of visitors to attractions for 2(...)

The National Aquatic Centre at Abbotstown in Dublin. Dublin Waterworld Ltd entered into a lease in 2003 to operate the centre but a dispute later arose about whether VAT was payable on the lease. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The former operator of the National Aquatic Centre is claiming more than €30 million losses and damages over being pursued by a State-owned company fo(...)