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4th Annual Courtmacsherry Lifeboat swim

Write-up by Ray McArdle Blind Strand On Saturday, August 23rd at 4.00pm, 93 swimmers took to the water for the 4th annual Courtmacsherry Lifeboat swim.  53 of these completed the longer 3K swim with the other 40 completing 1.5K. The … Continue reading

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Páraic Casey Celebratory Event

On this Saturday, June 21st, we will hold our second annual summer solstice event at Sandycove to celebrate the life of our dear friend Páraic Casey. It will kick off around 12:30pm with a swim at 1:00pm for whoever wants … Continue reading

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The OW Season has begun!

Last night kicked off our open water season with our start of season dinner at Market Lane (huge thanks to Angela Harris for organising!). It was a great night for catching up with people that we haven’t seen all winter … Continue reading

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RNLI Courtmacsherry Open Water Swim 2013

RNLI Courtmacsherry Open Water Swim 2013 Write-up by Ray McArdle, Swim Organiser The third annual Courtmacsherry swim took place on September 28th outside Courtmacsherry hotel.  This was due to adverse weather conditions on Blind Strand. Swimmers before start The swim … Continue reading

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Loch Allua 2013

Loch Allua Swim, July 7th, 2013 Write-up by Diarmuid Herlihy, Swim Organiser The most successful Loch Allua Swim to date took place on the scenic lake on the River Lee on Sunday, July 7, in ideal weather conditions. The water … Continue reading

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Lee Swim 2013

Saturday marked the day for this year’s ‘Vibes and Scribes’ Lee Swim, one of Ireland’s biggest annual open water events. It was a beautiful day for the swim and there was a record entry of over 420 swimmers with 380 … Continue reading

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Páraic’s Celebratory Night

Last Friday night at Sandycove, a large group gathered to remember our dear friend Páraic Casey and celebrate his life and the life we shared with him. This will be an annual event at Sandycove on summer solstice. Unfortunately the weather didn’t cooperate … Continue reading

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