Monthly Archives: June 2011

RNLI Myrtleville to Church Bay – 2km Open Water Swim

Write-up by Bernard Lynch There were a couple of changes to the second RNLI Open Water Sea Swim this year, but it didn’t distract the excitement and spectacle of the race which took place around the harbour on Sunday the … Continue reading

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Dawn at Sandycove

I came across this great photo on Flickr last week and the photographer, Kevin Grace, kindly gave me permission to post it here. Here is his Flickr page and here is the original link. For those of you who have … Continue reading

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Manhattan Island Swim – Update

Delighted to say, both Eddie and Gábor completed their marathon swim around Manhattan and in superb time. Times were 8hr 23 and 8 hr 30 respectively – official results can be found on the website: Well done lads, a … Continue reading


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Manhattan Island Swim

On behalf of the Sandycove Island Swimming Club, I’d like to wish Eddie Irwin and Gábor Molnár the very best of luck with their Mahattan Island Swim next week. After a hard year of training, the lads will get their … Continue reading

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Support the RNLI … for nothing this time

Most of our swims have a charity fundraising element. eBay are giving grants for the Top 3 voted charities at the end of the summer. All you have to do is visit and vote! For once this costs nothing and us … Continue reading

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Union Hall to Glandore 28th May 2011

Friday night, 27th May, wind blowing, plenty of rain outside … who would have thought that we’d be so lucky to get flat calm conditions for the swim on Sat… barely a ripple! Many thanks to all those who participated!! … Continue reading

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Second & Third corners & Pil river

Took these images on the May bank holiday weekend, just stitched them together yesterday. – Donal

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