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Opinion – Fiona Doyle is right – Cheaters are cheaters

Opinion – Fiona Doyle is right – Cheaters are cheaters

| August 13, 2016

Continue reading below… “CHEATERS are cheaters”:  the honest words of Limerick Olympian Fiona Doyle. The entire city and county looked on last Sunday evening as Fiona narrowly missed out on qualification for the semi finals of the 100m breaststroke at the Rio games.  The pride of having a Limerick person at the Olympics is something […]

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Swimming – Olympics come to a close for Doyle

Swimming – Olympics come to a close for Doyle

| August 11, 2016

Fiona Doyle concluded her Olympic Games yesterday evening with a second place finish in her heat of the 200m Breaststroke. A 100m Breaststroke specialist, Doyle led the race for 150 metres but tied up in the last 50 to touch in 2:29.76. Argentina’s Julia Sebastian won the heat in 2:27.98. After 4 heats the 24 […]

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Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle set for Sunday Olympic event

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle set for Sunday Olympic event

| August 4, 2016

Team Ireland swimmers Nicholas Quinn, Fiona Doyle, Shane Ryan and diver Oliver Dingley are now settled in the Olympic Village and ready to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games. Swimming at the Games begins on Saturday (6th) with Dingley having to wait until August 15th for the 3m Springboard event. Nicholas Quinn will be the […]

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Raheen Olympian receives special message from Mayor

Raheen Olympian receives special message from Mayor

| August 4, 2016

LIMERICK Olympian Fiona Doyle has received a boost ahead of the Rio Games with a special message from City and County Mayor, Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon. “On behalf of the people of Limerick, I want to wish Fiona every success in the games.  She has trained very hard and consistently for years and now her dream […]

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Swimming – The 2016 Thomond Swim on the Shannon River

Swimming – The 2016 Thomond Swim on the Shannon River

| July 8, 2016

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Swimming – Chris Bryan to swim for Olympic spot

Swimming – Chris Bryan to swim for Olympic spot

| June 10, 2016

Ireland’s Chris Bryan, who trains out of the University of Limerick, will have his only opportunity to qualify for the Olympic Games this Sunday as he takes to the water in Portugal for the Marathon Swimming Olympic Qualification event. There are 71 male athletes from 43 countries entered into the 10 kilometre event at Sado […]

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Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle wins Athlete of the year

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle wins Athlete of the year

| May 30, 2016

LIMERICK’S OLYMPIC  Games qualifier Fiona Doyle and Larne’s Conor Ferguson were last night named Senior & Junior Performance Athletes of the Year at the Swim Ireland Annual Awards at the Titanic Centre, Belfast.  Doyle, who qualified for the Olympic Games in July last year, had an outstanding year in 2015 and won the award based […]

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Swimming – Second medal for Limerick’s Doyle

Swimming – Second medal for Limerick’s Doyle

| July 10, 2015

LIMERICK’s Fiona Doyle has won her second medal at the World University Games in South Korea clinching Silver in the 50m Breaststroke Final.  Doyle, 23, who studies at the University of Calgary, added the Silver medal to her Bronze in the 100m Breaststroke and Olympic qualification time to end a fantastic week in the pool […]

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Swimming – Doyle Advances to 50m Breaststroke Final at World University Games

Swimming – Doyle Advances to 50m Breaststroke Final at World University Games

| July 9, 2015

LIMERICK’S Fiona Doyle is through to the 50m Breaststroke Final on the penultimate day of racing in the Nambu University Aquatics Centre at the World University Games. Doyle, who won Bronze in the 100m Breaststroke along with securing a Rio 2016 qualification time earlier in the week, progressed from this morning’s heats to the semi-final […]

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Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle secures Rio Olympic place

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle secures Rio Olympic place

| July 6, 2015

LIMERICK’S Fiona Doyle became Ireland’s first swimmer to make a Rio 2016 Olympic qualification time yesterday, when she swam the semi-final of the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea. The University of Calgary student progressed from the morning heats in 4th place in a time of 1:08.07, her fastest ever […]

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