Ossi Schmidt kindly put together a list of the local open water swims over the Christmas period. Many thanks Ossi!
Starting with Christmas Eve:
Christmas Eve –
Garylucas to Garretstown 1pm, see note below
Note: Wind /Swell permitting, move to Oysterhaven if weather doesn’t hold. Organised by Finbarr Hedderman.
Christmas Day –
Garryvoe Beach 12.00 noon
Ballycroneen Beach 12.00 noon organised by Cloyne GAA.
Robert’s Cove 12.00 noon Christmas Day in aid of ACT (with a massive bonfire on the beach)
Myrtleville anytime between 10 – 12noon.
Kinsale from the Marina to the slipway at 1.15pm in aid of Kinsale Lions Club.
Rosscarbery – The Warren Beach at 11.00am
Inchydoney Strand 11.30am
Baltimore 12noon at the pier in aid of the Baltimore Community Swimming pool.
Glengarriff Pier – 12.00noon sharp
Fermoy at 12 noon. Meet at the Rowing Club and swim across the river and back.
Guillamenes in Tramore Bay, 12 to 1pm (Soup & tea and Inshore Rescue).
Kilmurrin Cove, Co. Waterford, 12
Clonea beach, Dungarvan, 12 to 1pm
New Years Eve –
Sandycove Lap 12.30pm organised by Finbarr Hedderman.
New Years Day –
Crookhaven Pier 11.00am in aid of local Charity