Category Archives: Locations

Gougane Barra Swim, 18th August, 2012

Thanks to Carol Cashell for these ‘on the water’ photos! On Saturday, August 18th, over 50 swimmers travelled to Gougane Barra for Tadhg Harrington’s annual swim. It is always a great swim, ideal for those who are new to open water swimming … Continue reading

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Loch Hyne Swim Results and Photos

The final official swim of our 2011 Munster OW season took place on Sunday, October 23rd. It was due to be a swim from Sherkin Island into Baltimore, but due to weather conditions on the day, it had to be … Continue reading

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Swimming Around Sherkin

The start of the swim was beautiful…pity that didn’t last long! Congratulations to Owen O’Keefe, who swam around Sherkin Island today, beginning and finishing in Baltimore, in a time of 3 hours, 58 minutes and 58 seconds. It was a … Continue reading

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Ballycotton Swim 2011

Ballycotton Swim, 19th August, 2011 Write-up by Carol Cashell, Swim Organiser The RNLI boat in choppy water during the first half of the swim (photo by Kevin Dwyer) The annual Ballycotton swim (in aid of the Ballycotton RNLI) took place … Continue reading

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Escape from Spike 2011

Escape from Spike Swim, 7th August, 2011 Write-up by Niall O’Crualaoich, Swim Organiser Many thanks to those who came to the 2011 Escape from Spike Island swim. What a day, we managed to the the only bit of calm water … Continue reading

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RNLI Courtmacsherry Open Water Swim 2011

RNLI Courtmacsherry Open Water Swim 2011 Inaugural swim a big success (Write-up by Ray McArdle, Event Director) The first annual Courtmacsherry swim took place on July 23rd on Blind Strand (Coolbawn) just outside Courtmacsherry. Blind Strand The swim had a … Continue reading

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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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