Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tragic Loss in the English Channel Today

Dear Swimmers, It is with great sadness the Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation confirms the death an Irish swimmer whist attempting a solo crossing of the English Channel early this morning. Páraic Casey from Cork, Ireland began his swim at 9.13am … Continue reading

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14th – 15th July 2012 – what a weekend!!

Incredible weekend for Open Water Swimming for Cork. Steve Redmond nailed the 7 Ocean’s challenge on Saturday while so many were slogging it out in the Lee Swim. Sandycove Island Swim Club won the Tadgh Philpott cup !! Well done all … Continue reading

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Stephen Redmond – 1st in the World to achieve the 7 Oceans Challenge

The article below was taken from the Cork Examiner – speaks for itself!!  Steve is due home to Cork airport tonight at 7.30 pm, please come along and welcome this heroic Ambassador for Open Water Swimming home!! Steve set for … Continue reading

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4 English Channel Aspirants heading off to Dover

Páraic Casey, Craig Morrison, Jennifer Lane and Rob Bohane are heading off to Dover this weekend to await their window to swim the English Channel next week. In the photo above are 7 of this years aspirants: Roisin Lewis, Carmel … Continue reading

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Marathon swims this year…..just to mention a few….

Congrats once more to Ciaran Byrne and Donal Buckley on a fantastic MIMS swim! 28.5 miles around Manhattan Island, New York in 8 hr 39 and 8 hrs 32 respectively. Well done lads!! This week (hopefully tomorrow), Owen O’Keefe will … Continue reading

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