News

Deirdre Bergin

It’s been a long few months but finally we are delighted to be back to the water. The children had a great first session and there was smiles all around, happy to see their friends and to get back into the swing of things. Please see Pool Rotas for Junior D, Senior D and Senior. You full support in attending Pool Duty is essential to the club and we fully appreciate you time.

Rose Bergin

We have decided to run training over Christmas with the exception of the 25th,26th & 1st. There are some extra sessions in there also.

Rose Bergin

New Laois Marlins Club Gear As our old club gear supplier had discontinued our range we had to source a new one. Thank you to Deirdre Bergin for all her time researching and sourcing. The new online shop is now live and ready to take any orders. We think it looks great. You can shop here: https://www.teamwear.ie/your-shop/laois-marlins.html

Rose Bergin

Hello everyone We are nearing the end of a very different term one. On behalf of the committee and coaching team I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our swimmers and their parents for their ongoing commitment and support in these unpresented times. It has been a challenge operating out of 2 pools and under Covid restrictions but we are so proud of how our swimmers have adopted and are all training hard. While we can’t meet in person the committee is still working away and is available....

Deirdre Bergin

Term one was a very busy one for the Laois Marlins. We had record numbers of swimmers attending galas and a huge number of PBs recorded, not to mention some great podium finishes. The club is exceptionally proud of all our swimmers. Christmas is just around the corner so on behalf of all the coaches and committee I’d like to wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas and prosperous new year. Rose Bergin, Chair Laois Marlins CHRISTMAS SWIMMING TIMES | Sat Dec 14th – Juniors 8-9 Seniors 9-10.30 Stars 10.30-11.30...

Deirdre Bergin

Laois Marlins were making waves at the Leinster Development Gala on Sunday October 6th in the National Aquatic Centre. A squad of 39 swimmers took part from Laois Marlins, the largest number from the club ever to attend a gala. For some of the swimmers it was their first time to swim in such an event and their first to experience the National Aquatic Centre. The Development Galas give swimmers a chance to achieve times, which they can progress to Qualifying Galas and this year was no exception with super...

Deirdre Bergin

WELCOME TO SEASON 2019/2020 As another great season has started, we would like to welcome all our new and existing members. TEAMUNIFY We wish to thank all, for their patience and understanding in getting Team Unify up an running it is a big change but we will reap the benefits of all our hard work as it will give both swimmers and parents/guardians a managed platform to receive information on events, meets and results, swimmers membership and swim times, accounts, coaching tools, news. This can be all seen through the...

Rose Bergin

As we are at the beginning of a new season we know some of the new members may be wondering where they can get some Laois Marlins Team Wear. So we have included a Link to Laois Marlins Shop on Team Wear Ireland. You will find all the details of our latest Club Gear here. Just a word of warning they can take a few weeks to arrive, so it’s a good idea to get your orders in to avoid disappointment. Follow the Link – Laois Marlins Team Wear>>

Rose Bergin

This year Laois Marlins had 2 of their own home grown Swimmers, achieve qualification times for the Irish National Championships in The National Aquatic Centre Dublin. Samuel Bourke-Carey & Kuba Krawczun achieved the times required. Unfortunately Kuba, was away for the Nationals this year, however he has his sights firmly sent on competing there next year. Samuel Bourke-Carey made his debut at the Irish Nationals qualifying in the 100m and 200m Breast Stroke. Samuel gave a good performance on Day 1, staying close to his Personal Best, however, with the...

Rose Bergin

The Irish Age Group Division 2 Championships is one of the top Swim meets in the Irish Calendar for young swimmers. This Championship takes place in June, at the University College of Limerick Sports Campus. This meet is a Level 4 Short Course Gala, meaning the times achieved here can qualify these young swimmers for the National Short Course Championships Later this year. Laois Marlins Swimming Club had a very strong squad of swimmers attending this year, not only did it have the most qualified swimmers of any year so...