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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
It’s the time of year for the World Open Water Swimming polls again and this year the Irish have a fantastic THREE nominees in the polls! Sandycove’s own Ned Denison has been nominated for World Open Water Swimming Man of … Continue reading
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Hi folks, Many thanks to the 15 swimmers who turned up at 12 noon yesterday to support the Turkey Series. The weather wasn’t the most encouraging and the sea was wild as it is wonderful. The 15 swimmers were: … Continue reading
If we can make this a success we are going to try a monthly winter league. So email me your name before you start. And you don’t have to be in Ireland. Sandycove is worldwide. Join in.. Just a reminder … Continue reading
Hi folks, Just to remind you, every year at Christmas we have a swim in Sandycove followed by nibbles and drinks back at Anne and Mike’s place in Kinsale. The reason for the swim/ party, well there are a few … Continue reading