Monthly Archives: May 2012

Myrtleville – another fab venue for swimming

Hi all, There is a group of swimmers who meet in Myrtleville on a Monday evening at 6 pm to swim either a 1700 m, 3km or 4 km circuits in the sea. Depending on conditions, you can swim to Church … Continue reading

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Union Hall to Glandore – 25th May 2012

Well, we had blue skies and 23degC…must have been the warmest I can remember for this swim ever….perfect conditions I thought, as I drove down to Union Hall. Parked up and went to hop out into the sunshine – but … Continue reading

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RedDrive Vibes & Scribes Lee Swim Challenge 2012

The RedDrive Lee Swim challenge was an initiative founded by Ossi Schmidt and supported by RedFM to introduce some challenge hungry volunteers to open water swimming and train them for for the 2km Lee Swim 2012. The idea was to … Continue reading

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Páraic Casey’s Fundraising Table Quiz – This Thursday, 24th May – all welcome!!

Hi folks, As part of his English Channel swim, Páraic Casey is raising money for The Society of St Vincent de Paul and Marymount Hospice, two very worthy charities. He is holding a special fundraising table quiz this Thursday, the … Continue reading

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First ever official SKELLIG ROCK Swim – Saturday 30th June

SKELLIG ROCK SWIM – Saturday 30th June, departing Ballinskelligs Pier 11:00.   This will be the first recorded group swim around Skellig Michael, a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE site (one of two in Ireland) lying approx 15km South West Valentia Island. … Continue reading

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Carmel & Jen’s swim with Dolphins …. in Myrtleville!

This is a truly wonderful encounter of swimming with Dolphins in Myrtleville on Monday last: http://ccswimmer.wordpress.com/2012/05/14/delightful-dolphins/ If you ever wanted a reason to swim in the sea …. Thank you for sharing this Carmel – remarkable story!  

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Congrats to the newset members of the M and D clubs at Sandycove, aka The Polar Bears

Well done to Finbarr and Lisa who both achieved milestones over the weekend – No Fin, am not referring to your birthday, you’ve a few years to go 🙂 Finbarr Hedderman swam his 1,000th lap on Sat 5th May. Lisa Cummins swam her … Continue reading

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