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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

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...

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...

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...

Rose Bergin

The Term 3 newsletter is now available. There is lots happening in this final term. We hope you can all make the Awards Morning and our Dip & Dive club gala before that. Best of luck to all our Division 1 and 2 swimmers competing in July. Read the Newsletter here

Rose Bergin

Hi All, Just a quick note to say here is our Christmas Newsletter. It gives you a quick up date over the past couple of Months, plus some details about Squad Training over the Christmas Period. Please have a read, and if you have any questions just get in contact Via Whatsapp. Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We hope to see you at the Pool Party tomorrow. Just Right Click the Link Below, and choose save as to download the Newsletter. Christmas Newsletter2018

Rose Bergin

The Laois Marlins Swim Club Christmas Fun Gala caused Waves of Excitement on Saturday the 1st December! This is The Laois Marlins Annual Winter Gala and it is a firm favourite with many of the neighbouring Swim Clubs, as it is aimed at those younger swimmers just starting off their Gala Experience or those trying to improve on previous swim times. This year, however, was the busiest year so far, with a total of 9 Swimming Clubs from throughout Ireland entered, with over 250 swimmers taking part in well over...

Rose Bergin

Hi All, Here is our Autumn Newsletter, you can download it here or in the downloads section. Just right click the link and Choose Save As. Autumn Newsletter 2018>> Just a couple dates for your Diary This weekend we have 13 Swimmers taking park in the Leinster Short Course Championships, we wish them all the very best of luck. Swim Fast Laois Marlins. Next Weekend is the Nenagh Neptune’s Gala, and we have quite a few of our younger swimmers taking part in this Gala. Please Note that the Kilkenny...