Category Archives: Events

2014 Spring Dinner

For the past few years we have been officially starting the real OW season with a Spring Dinner. It’s an ideal opportunity to catch up with others and to plan and chat about whats ahead for the season. There is … Continue reading

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Loch Allua 2013

Loch Allua Swim, July 7th, 2013 Write-up by Diarmuid Herlihy, Swim Organiser The most successful Loch Allua Swim to date took place on the scenic lake on the River Lee on Sunday, July 7, in ideal weather conditions. The water … Continue reading

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Lee Swim 2013

Saturday marked the day for this year’s ‘Vibes and Scribes’ Lee Swim, one of Ireland’s biggest annual open water events. It was a beautiful day for the swim and there was a record entry of over 420 swimmers with 380 … Continue reading

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Páraic’s Celebratory Night

Last Friday night at Sandycove, a large group gathered to remember our dear friend Páraic Casey and celebrate his life and the life we shared with him. This will be an annual event at Sandycove on summer solstice. Unfortunately the weather didn’t cooperate … Continue reading

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Upcoming Swims – Please Enter Early!

A number of our swim organisers have asked us to highlight the importance of entering swims as early as you can. Late entries mean that organisers do not know how many swimmers to cater for. This has implications in many … Continue reading

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Open Water Events Calendar 2013 – Get Signing Up!

Now that we’re into May, it’s time to get thinking about and signing up for your summer swims! There is a link to the calendar of events on the site here: https://sandycoveswimmers.com/calendar#MunsterOWCalendar. A big thank-you to Finbarr Hedderman for all of … Continue reading

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London-Bound!

Tomorrow a large group of Sandycove swimmers will be bound for London in time for Saturday’s Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido. The event is essentially an outdoor gala…in an unheated pool in snowy London! ‘Races’ include 30m … Continue reading

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