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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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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 http://bit.ly/duUibX and vote! For once this costs nothing and us … 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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Moonlight over Sandycove

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I thought I’d share this beautiful image of Sandycove under moonlight back in early February. It was taken by Mike from Oregon who some of you met on his swimming tour around the UK, Scotland and Ireland, (where he swam … Continue reading

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Vote for Anne-Marie Ward – World Open-Water Swimming Woman of the Year

This is from Owen (O’ Keefe), and many of you will already have seen it on the Sandycove email list. “Hi Everyone, As you most of you surely know at this stage, one of our own, Anne-Marie Ward is in … Continue reading

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Postal Swim Trophies now available

In our tradition of making up new awards, the Sandycove Island Swimmers have spared no expense, (really, there was no expense) and allocated a beautiful gold coloured trophy for each participant of the inaugural postal swim. Please click here to … Continue reading

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First (November) Monthly Postal Swim Results

We had 13, 14, 15 entries. Swimmers in Ireland, UK, Sweden, France & Canada. (These results are surprising.) Joint First places… Joint Second places… Joint Third places… And joint Fourth places! Well done one and all and especially Colm & … Continue reading

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