Ireland's Niamh Coyne, the Junior Olympic silver medalist, and Mona McSharry, the European 50m breaststroke bronze medalist, are safely through to tonight's semi final of the women's 100m breaststroke on day three of the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

Coyne won her heat in 1.06.12 and qualified in 13th place while McSharry, the 2017 Junior World Champion in this event, was second in her preliminary and qualified 9th. 

Eoin Corby of Limerick set a new Irish Junior record in the heats of the men's equivalent in 59.63 seconds, though this wasn't enough to make the last-16.

Later this evening at 6.15pm, Shane Ryan swims in the 100m backstroke final.

Ryan, who broke the Irish record in the heats in a time of 50.45 seconds, won the first semi-final last night.

Three swimmers went faster than Ryan in the second semi final including Russian gold medal favourite Kliment Kolesnikov, the only swimmer to go under the 50 second mark so far.

Ryan though, the world short course 50m backstroke bronze medalist, is in with a realistic chance of taking either silver or bronze - but will probably have to break the Irish record again to do so. 

He has already broken the Irish record in the 100m backstroke three times in the past month, most recently in Thursday's heat swim. Can he do it again?

Finals get underway at 5pm and are live on the RTÉ Player.