Category Archives: Gala Reports

RESULTS: McCullagh International Meet 2020

Well done to Caoilin, Isolde, Jake, John, Paula, Robin, Sarah and Sorcha who have just returned from the 2020 McCullagh International Meet in Bangor, Co Down.

The team swam alongside Olympians and big swim stars such as Mona McSharry, Duncan Scott and Adam Peaty (to name but a few!!) – while racing the upcoming Olympic format (heats in the afternoon with finals the following morning).

Congratulations to our finalists… Paula, Robin and Sarah – and to John who came 4th in 200m Backstroke. All races can be seen on the Swim Ireland You Tube Channel.

Huge thanks to our Bluefin team managers and volunteers – Götz Pfieffer, Roxanna Crisan, Jean Kearney and Helen van de Beek; and to all the super officials and gala organisers and volunteers!

Results here:


RESULTS: Bluefin SC Development Meet

Well done to all Bluefin athletes who took part in the Bluefin SC Development Meet this weekend.

They took home a huge haul of medals, C-Times and B-Times. Well done to Mark for securing his first A-Time.

For full results, CLICK HERE!

All hands on-deck! Huge shout out and massive thanks to the fabulous officials – Mary, Kevin, Yvonne, Muara, Frank and Christine  – and to Bluefin’s senior swimmers who helped with this busy gala!

RESULTS: Gerry Ryan Memorial Gala 2020

Bluefin SC enjoyed a hugely successful weekend at Limerick Swimming Club’s Gerry Ryan Memorial Gala 2020 at UL Sports Arena last Friday 17th to Sunday 19th January 2020.

Well done to Anthony, Caoilin, Isolde, Jake, John, Kieran, Paula, Pola, Rian, Robin, Rory, Sarah, Sorcha and Thomas, who between them qualified 16 Division 1 times and 51 Division 2 times.

Medals for Robin; John; Sorcha; Thomas; Paula

Full results on Galaman:

RESULTS: Shark SC Development Meet

BlueFin Team snatch medals
from the Jaws of Shark!

Well done to all our athletes who took part in last weekend’s Development Gala, hosted by Shark SC in Leisureland.

Across, the team achieved amazing PBs, A times, B times and C Times. Great performances from all our swimmers. The tally of medals was a fantastic 21. Team spirit is an important ethos in our club and it was great to see our swimmers cheering their team mates on.

Congratulations to our swimmers who achieved their A times!
100 Free: Lúc , Miriam, Anthony, Brogan and Eoin
200 Breast: Hannah and Finn
100 IM: Diarmaid

Well done to all who competed: Amy Darcy, Anthony Boyle, Billy Twomey, Brogan Cloonan, Diarmuid Callanan, Emily Rooney, Emma Paskauskaite, Eoin McDermott, Finn Furey, Hannah Boyle, Harry Watterson, Isabelle Magee, Isabelle Mangan, Lauren Kilduff, Lillian Furey, Lily Darabi, Lúc Griallais, Mark Cormican, Miriam Roland, Rian Carty and Samuel Maia Martins.

Thanks to all the coaches and officials who provided encouragement and tips to the swimmers. A big thanks to our volunteer timekeepers, Maria and Paul.

I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” – Mia Hamm

We look forward to the next Gala!

Fear the Fin…

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