Entries by Ireland Waterpolo

Back with a bang!

It has been a long wait, a grand total of 475 days to be exact, but we are back! Saturday 26th June 2021 saw a return to water polo action with the first National Fixtures since 8th March 2020 with our junior athletes from our clubs in Northern Ireland making a splash in Lisnasharragh, Belfast. […]

St Vincents make a splash in Bunclody!

St Vincents Water Polo Club made a splash on Sunday last when they traveled to the model county to take to the warm waters of Bunclody Outdoor Swimming Pool Having been out of the water since the 31st December 2020 it was great to see the junior athletes returning to full contact training and match […]

Cathal Brugha Jump Back In!

Cathal Brugha had a great first night of open water polo at Let’s Go Hydro Resort with their Junior and Senior Water Polo teams. Brugha have collaborated with Lisburn City Swimming Club on the #JumpBackInTheWater project which has been grant funded by Sport NI and The National Lottery through #ProjectReboot to #BuildBackBetter This outdoor summer […]

Ben Kealy 1937-2021

Ireland Water Polo are saddened to hear of the passing of Half Moon Swimming and Water Polo Club President,  Ben Kealy, on Friday 28th May.   Ben was one of the founding members of the Irish Water Polo Association in 1964 and a lifelong member of Half Moon Swimming and Water Polo Club, he has […]

International Women’s Week at Swim Ireland

A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change Swim Ireland are gearing up for International Women’s Day 2021 on Monday, March 8, and asking you, our members, to take part by showcasing your women. The theme of IWD 2021 is ‘Choose To Challenge’, which calls on us all to make the […]

Clonard Player New President in Club’s 100th Year

Clonard Swimming and Water Polo Club’s Kevin Armstrong was on Tuesday evening elected President of the Ireland Water Polo Committee, in an historic year for his Belfast-based club. Clonard’s life began at a time not too dissimilar from today. The Irish War of Independence was still raging, and there was political upheaval. The world had […]

Pilates for Polo!

Ireland Water Polo have teamed up with Denise Walsh of Pilates & More with Denise to offer a tailored 6 week Pilates programme to Water Polo members. The aim of the programme is to increase fitness, improve fundamental movement and mobility, with a focus on core strengthening and flexibility.   Schedule Starting on Tuesday 2nd […]

Ireland Water Polo Annual Conference 2021

The Ireland Water Polo Annual Conference will take place on Tuesday 9th February 2021 at 7.00pm The conference will be held on the virtual GoToWebinar platform. Details on the conference can be found at the link below. Any queries in relation to the conference can be sent via email to waterpolo@swimireland.ie Formal Notice to Members […]

Swim Ulster Water Polo Coaching Conference 2021

The Swim Ulster Virtual Coaching Conference takes place on Saturday 16th January 2021.  All registered Swim Ulster Members will be partially subsidised by Swim Ulster but registration for Coaches from other regions will be warmly welcomed. The cost for the Conference for anyone outside the Ulster region will be £20pp for all three workshops.   […]