Monthly Archives: November 2010

4th Turkey Swim – Sandycove, 28th Nov

Hello everyone, hope you are all keeping well and warm! Despite ice and snow, 8 nutters did show up yesterday to swim: Mike Harris, Mike O’Hare, David Merrimen, Rob Bohane, Barry O’Sullivan, Imelda Lynch, Ossi Shmidt and myself, Liz Buckley. … Continue reading

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Sylvain on Daily News Of OW Swimming

http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com/2010/11/frenchman-in-sweden-for-british-cold.html?spref= 2C in Sweden! Well done Sylvain. Still a balmy 9C here. It’s looking less & less like we’re going to able to get out of this. We’re still looking for another lady to join Liz & Lisa to form … Continue reading

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3rd Turkey Swim – Loch Ine

Hi folks, We had an unbelievable day on Sunday 21st for the swim in Loch Ine.  The sky was clear blue and the sun beamed down on us for the day. A great turnout, 13 swimmers in total: Sevi Mc, Barry O’Sullivan, … Continue reading

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Great start adding Swim Locations to the Google Map

A great list of locations all across the South of the country from Kerry to Waterford, as seen on GoogleEarth. Still not seeing any additions from our international Sandycove friends.

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ILDSA Awards

The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association awarded this years English Channels Solo swimmers with medals commemorating the date and their swim time.  2010 award winners are: Ciaran Byrne, Gabor Molnar, Jennifer Hurley, Liam Maher (all Co Cork), Donal Buckley (County … Continue reading

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Channel Dinner

66 swimmers, partners and crew gathered in November 2010 for the 6th annual Channel dinner in Cork. Tall tales were told of exploits from Dover and a wide-eyed group of 2012 and 2013 channel “aspirants” soaked up the atmosphere. Below … Continue reading

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Turkey Series – 2nd Swim 14th November

  Many of the swimmers woke up to frosted cars on Sunday morning but it didn’t stop the stalwarts from coming to Sandycove for 12 noon. We had a total of 11 swimmers: Mike O’Hare, Craig Morrison, Rob Bohane, Steven … Continue reading

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