Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year, New Goals – Increasing Your Distance

Another way of making an open water swimming goal for 2012 is to set yourself a distance target. If your longest swim to date is out to Sandycove Island and back, why not work up to a lap? Or if … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals – Choosing a Swim

As the New Year approaches, many people are looking to set some new goals for the year ahead. Why not make yours an open water swimming goal? Over the next few days we will give you some ideas to get … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas ! Nollaig Shona! Joyeux Noel! Froehliche Weihnachte! Kellemes Karácsonyt! Glædelig Jul! Buone Feste Natalizie! Feliz Navidad! Boze Narodzenie!

Fab day today at Garrylucus with Lisa Cummins, Owen O’Keefe, Dave Mulcahy and Jen Lane. We played in the waves for about 15/ 20 mins – was so nice to be tumbled around by the sea – just what you … Continue reading

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Final Turkey Leg 18th Dec 2011

Another great day for a swim! Calm water, sunshine and water temp of 9 degC… Today was the Turkey draw day and unfortunately I could not be there myself to join in the festivities, however, Mags Buckley kindly stepped in … Continue reading

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Stephen Redmond – Irish Times Red Bulletin Mag

  Super article on West Cork swimming legend, Stephen Redmond, in the Irish Times Red Bulletin Mag: http://www.oceans7.org/images/media/Red_Bullitin.pdf He is currently preparing to return to the Moloka’i Channel swim early 2012. Check out Stephen’s web page also http://www.oceans7.org Go Stephen Go!

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Sixth Turkey Leg – 11th Dec 2011

It started off as a nice day … but sure enough, as there was no sign of Owen, @12.45  it lashed rain by Loch Hyne!! Still, 5 brave mortals went into the notably chilly water …. 8.5 degC! Those who … Continue reading

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Fifth Turkey Leg … 4th Dec 2011

Hi folks, Well, who would believe we had beautiful weather again for the 5th Turkey Leg this year! Ok, there was a slight chilling wind but all in all, sunshine and fairly calm conditions in Sandycove last Sunday. It was … Continue reading

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