This is the Eirball.surf Archive of Irish Water Polo, Swimming, Canoe Polo, Canoeing, Sailing, Rowing, Underwater Hockey, and Diving. It is an Ongoing Project and is part of the Eirball.ie – Irish, North American and World Sports Archives

Water Polo

Water Polo has been played in Ireland for over 100 years, and there is currently a National League in Men’s, Women’s and Underage Categories as well as National Cups. The Irish Water Polo Association was founded in 1964. There is also a Men’s Leinster League below the three National League Divisions. Associated sports include Canoe Polo and Underwater Hockey.

Ireland Water Polo Men’s

Ireland Water Polo Women’s

Water Polo Tournaments

Water Polo Teams

International Water Polo

Leinster Water Polo

Schools & Colleges Water Polo

World Water Polo

Swim Ireland

The Olympic Games is the pinnacle of an Athletes career and Irish Swimmers have been winning Medals at the Olympic Games since 1924. The Irish Open Swimming Championships are one of the highlights of the Irish Swimming Calendar.

Open Sea Swimming

The Dublin City Liffey Swim was first raced in 1920 and was the first of its kind in the World.

Canoe Polo

Canoe Polo is a team ball game similar to Water Polo, with the difference that players are in canoes. Players try to pass the ball to each other and score in a goal at the defending teams end while navigating around the pool by canoe.



Ireland Hosted the first European Surfing Championships in 1972.

Underwater Hockey

Underwater Hockey, as its name suggests, is a team sport where players push a puck along the bottom of a pool with the goal of scoring at their opposing teams end. Players wear snorkel gear and come up for air at timed intervals.

Below you will find links to the Results & Tables of competitions in Ireland.