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AGM – reschedule to the 20th Oct, 3.30 pm @ Hamlets, Kinsale

    To all Sandycove Island Club members. Due to some members having not received notification of the AGM for last Sunday, 6th Oct, the meeting has been rescheduled to Sunday, 20th Oct at 3.30 pm in Hamlets, Kinsale. Look … Continue reading

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Global Open Water Swimming Conference Cork 2013

Hi all, Message from Ossi re the Global Open Water Swimming Conference, 2013: We would like to invite you, all members and followers of Sandycove Island Swimming Club to the Global Open Water Swimming Conference Cork 2013 to be held … Continue reading

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Our Irish Trio in Manhattan June 2013

Fantastic result from our Trio in Manattan as all 3 completed the 28.5 monster marathon swim in less than ideal conditions. Weather conditions were foggy, wet and cold for this swim..in fact it was described as very Irish weather! Due … Continue reading

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Manhattan Island Marathon Swim 2013 – 3 Munster Swimmers participating!!

Hi all, This coming Saturday, the 8th June 2013, 3 of our swimmers will be attempting the 28.5mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. The swimmers are Lisa Cummins, Liam Maher and Carol Cashell. Please join me in wishing them the very … Continue reading

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Water is warming up!! Time for a splash – Baltimore MAYDAY Swim in aid of the RNLI

Baltimore RNLI Fundraising Branch is organising a swim from Sherkin Island Pier to Baltimore Pier on Saturday 4 May as part of the MAYDAY festivities. Where: Sherkin Island to Baltimore, Baltimore, Cork When: Start Date: 4 May 2013 14:00 End … Continue reading

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Turkey Series 2012 – Results!!

Dear Swimmers. Thank you once again for a great season of Turkey Swims. We had a great kitty for the prizes in both Sandycove and Loch Hyne and were able to run 2 draws, one for each location. We also … Continue reading

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Turkey Draws – Loch Hyne & Sandycove this weekend

Hi all, Its that time of year again, when all that hard work over the past few weeks may just win you a meat voucher, bottle of wine or a fabulous selection box 🙂 Tomorrow we will have the Loch … Continue reading

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December Turkey Swims ….

Just to be sure everyone is up to date on the Turkey Series news, we’ve had quite a few now! Sunday 2nd Dec @ Myrtleville Carol Cashell Alan Craughwell Lisa Cummins Ned Denison Bernard Lynch Keith Mackeown Rosaleen Mackeown Karen … Continue reading

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Turkey Series, weekend 24th & 25th Nov 2012

Another great weekend of Turkey Swims, fabulous turnout – thank you all! Sat 24th in Sandycove (Thank you Dave) we had 11 eager swimmers: Eoin O’Riordan Mike Harris Mags Buckley Paul O’Brien Owen O’Keefe Craig Morrison Martin Saunders Mike Dunne … Continue reading

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WOWSA – Man of the year and Offering of the year

Hi folks, You’ve all seen the emails, facebook updates and so on. If you wish to vote for the man who made history in his epic challenge, to yet be matched by anyone, vote for Stephen Redmond for WOWSA’s man … Continue reading

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Turkey Series – record breaking # of swims last weekend!

Delighted to say we had a great turnout on Sat in Sandycove with 14 swimmers: Sandycove: Sat 10th Nov: Declan O’Keeffe Dave Mulcahy Carol Cashell Finbarr Hedderman Eoin ORiordan AnnMarie Mullally Mags OBrien Paul OBrien Kevin Power Nora Irwin Karen … Continue reading

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Turkey Series 2012 – Starts this Sat 10th November….

Turkey Series starts next week!! Mark the dates in your calender : Format is the same as always, €2 per entry, you can swim, walk, paddle. Proceeds all go towards the prizes at the end. More times you enter, the … Continue reading

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Following in Ned’s (rather large) footsteps … Gábor Molnar heading to Catalina

Gábor Molnar is heading out this Saturday to attempt the 20 mile Catalina Channel Crossing on the 2nd Oct 2012. Please join me is wishing him the very best of luck esp as success means he will join Eddie Irwin … Continue reading

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Sandycove Island Swim Club AGM – This Sat, 29th Sept

Hi all, Please be informed that the Sandycove Island Swim Club AGM is on this coming Saturday,  29th September, from 2:30 -4 pm in Hamlet’s (old hole in wall) in Kinsale. All members are invited to attend. Kind regards Liz

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RNLI Courtmacsherry Open Water Swim 2012 – Results

RNLI Courtmacsherry Open Water Swim 2012 by Ray McArdle Great showing for second annual swim. The second annual Courtmacsherry swim took place on September 8th on Blind Strand just outside Courtmacsherry.   The swim grew to 77 swimmers this year. The … Continue reading

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