Download the PDF Gerry Ryan Memorial 2022 Gala Pack

License Number 4L-21/22-M003

Date(s): 21ST, 22ND & 23RD January 2022

Venue: UL Sports Arena, Limerick
Format: Long Course (LC)
Entries: Entries on Hy-Tek – please email to [email protected] Electronic timing will be used throughout the gala.
Age: Age up – 31st December 2022 (year of birth)
Fees: €7.00 per individual event; €20 per relay
Please pay fees by Electronic Funds Transfer using your CLUB NAME for reference

Transfer to:
A/c Name: Limerick Swimming Club IBAN: IE09 BOFI 9045 7919 2663 19 BIC: BOFIIE2D
Note change in account details from last year

Any queries on fees or payments should be sent to: [email protected]


Closing Date: Closing date for all entries is Monday, 20th December, 2021 AT 6pm.
Late entries cannot be accepted

Scratches: Scratches will be accepted until Monday, 3RDof January, 2022 AT 6pm

Meet Conditions

  1. Swimmers must be members of Swim Ireland & Swim Ireland Rules will apply.
  2.  One Start rule will apply for this gala.
  3. Heats will be run as an open event based on each swimmer’s entry time in 10 lane formats.
  4. All events will be H.D.W.
  5. Medals will be awarded in all individual events for age groups 12&U, 13-14, 15-16 & 17&O. Relay medals will be awarded in Junior (14 & U) and Senior (15 & O) categories.
  6. Swimmers can range from age 10 upwards.
  7. Swimmers will be limited to a total of 8 individual swim events over the 3 days.
  8. There are Consideration Times for all events except the 1500m.
  9. No Times (NT’s) will not be accepted other than in the 1500m freestyle event if time permits. Training times must be submitted in lieu of NT’s.
  10. All entry times must be official times and may be verified on the National database.
  11. SC times converted to LC Qualifying Times (Achieved since 1st January 2019) will be accepted.
  12. Qualification standards will be waived for swimmers with disabilities who are classified through Paralympics Ireland.
  13. In the event of the meet being oversubscribed the organisers may have to restrict the number of heats. LSC will work with clubs to minimise any impact for swimmers.
  14. LSC will provide officials for this meet.
  15. The host club reserves the right to enter some swimmers outside the qualifying criteria.
  16. Session times may change depending on entries. You will be notified of changes one week before gala.
  17. Relays will be classified as Junior (age 14 & U) and Senior (age 15 & O). Clubs will be limited to a maximum of two relay teams in each age category per event. The names of the four relay team members must be submitted to the recorder’s desk at the start of the relevant session.
  18. The host club reserves the right to limit the number of swimmers attending the gala due to COVID concerns. A COVID protocol will be sent out prior to the event.

Consideration Times: Where a meet has consideration times, athletes who have achieved these times will be considered for entry into the event based on entry numbers.

Gerry Ryan 2022 – ORDER OF EVENTS

Session 1 – Friday Evening

Warm-up 6pm – 6:45pm Start

30 mins male/female mixed