About Us


Kilkenny Swimming Club is a long established swimming club based in the City of Kilkenny. It currently operates from The Watershed on the outskirts of the City.

It has over 200 members and is always pleased to receive new enthusiastic beginners.

The club provides an opportunity for anyone interested in competitive swimming to receive professional coaching and instruction.

It supports all members to achieve their potential by setting challenging goals, by encouragement and dedicated support.

The Club has members at all levels of swimming; from beginner to international competitor.

There are seven squads, with experienced coaches who have helped hundreds of children and adults to improve their swimming and compete at a high level.

The Club prides itself on providing an enjoyable, friendly and safe environment for all members to pursue their athletic goals.

It always welcomes new members and trials are held at the beginning of each term. Details of trials will be posted in the upcoming events section of the website so keep an eye out if your are interested!



The Committee



Olivia Cuddihy
086 2212990


Ashley Godden


Olive O’Connor
[email protected]


Membership Secretary

Lorainne Carrol

Gala Secretary

PJ Trait
086 6042042

Public Relations Officer

Shay Bollard
086 3082599

Child Children's Officer

Georgina Bowen
087 6351148

Barbara Matanovic
087 2910573

[email protected]


General Committee Members

Samantha Kenny
Rick Pretorius
Niamh McCullagh
Noel Maher
Yvonne Kennedy
Adrian Cunningham

Pool Duty Rosters

Olive Pretorius

Swim Club lessons and trials

Olive O'Connor
[email protected]

Coaching Staff

A Squad: John Duffy (Head Coach)
B Squad: Liam O’Connell
C & D Squad: Breda Collins


Phone & Fax
The Watershed
Bohernatounish Road
Gallowshill, Kilkenny R95HFH1