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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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Behind Every Great Swimmer & Swim Event ……

This is a great post written by Ned for the loneswimmers web site: http://loneswimmer.com/2012/03/14/guest-post-ned-denison-on-essential-volunteering-to-support-solo-swims-and-swimmers-with-added-maths/ I’ve included it below. Well worth a read – goes without saying, we couldn’t organise any event without the good will of volunteers… Guest post: Ned … Continue reading

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Stephen Redmond – What a hero!

Huge Congratulations to Stephen Redmond who finished the Cook Strait Swim on the 17th Feb 2012 after a gruelling experience. There is a great article in the Echo : http://www.irishecho.com.au/2012/02/19/corkman-makes-gruelling-cook-strait-swim/15963 And in the New Zealand Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10786574 He is now … Continue reading

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Swim for Life Event – April 2011

For anyone interested in setting an early challenge, take a look at the Swim for Life Event http://2swim4life.com One mile on the hour every hour for 24 hours. Starts at 9.30 am at Guildford Lido on 30th April 2011. Swimmers … Continue reading

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