Category Archives: Sandycove Swim Club

Mike Harris Trophy

Every year, an award is given after the Sandycove Challenge to the person who people feel has contributed to the spirit and ethos of open water swimming at Sandycove that year. (more details here: https://sandycoveswimmers.com/achievements/#MikeHarris) The selection criteria may not … Continue reading

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2019 Open Water Calendar – March Edition

This is the 2019 Open Water Calendar, the March edition, there will be more as the organisers open the events for entries, and confirm start times etc. some events are just a date for now, with more details to follow. … Continue reading

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Updated Links

Link for the 2019 SISC Swim Ireland Membership below –  (if a new member, please read the rules to join in the Joining the Club section) https://www.active.com/kinsale-cocork/water-sports/swimming/membership-sandycove-island-swim-club-9-season-2018?int= Link to Order Club Gear: https://www.active.com/kinsale-cork/sandycove-club-gear-2018?int=  

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Turkey Swims 2018

It’s that time of year again, mark your Calendars for the Turkey Swim Dates 2018! Times, Locations & Dates below… Remember this is open to everyone who swims regularly in the Sea, no matter where they normally swim! This is … Continue reading

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Munster Listing – Open Water Events 2018

See link below to the 2018 Open Water Calendar for Events in Munster. Organisers have sent on their top line detail of their event and I have put them all on one sheet to keep. There may be updates throughout … Continue reading

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ILDSA Annual Awards

The ILDSA (Irish Long Distance Swimming Association), held their annual awards last week. The association asks for nominations and then sets up an expert panel to mull over the submissions. This year we had MANY Cork swimmers (Cork based, or … Continue reading

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Membership & AGM

For those of you asking, this is the link to the 2018 Sandycove Island Club membership. https://www.active.com/kinsale-cocork/water-sports/swimming-memberships/membership-sandycove-island-swim-club-8-season-2017 Full rules (T&Cs) are in the Membership tab up top of page. ALSO: our Annual AGM is on Sunday 10th December at 1.30pm … Continue reading

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Turkey Swim Dates 2017

It’s that time of year again, mark your Calendars for the Turkey Swim Dates 2017! Times, Locations & Dates below… Remember this is open to everyone who swims regularly in the Sea, no matter where they normally swim! This is … Continue reading

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Sandycove Island Challenge 2017 – Entries CLOSED

We are receiving a large number of enquiries about this Saturday’s Sandycove Island Challenge. Please see the above message from the organisers of the swim, Cork Masters. The swim is full, entries are closed, and no amount of begging or … Continue reading

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Final Few Events still to come

There are still some more events planned over the next few weeks, these have been listed on the calendar (Munster_Open_Water_Event_Calendar_V.9_September2017), but here is the quick links below: Sat 9th Sept – Gouganne Barra – Cork – 2.5k/4k –  Entry LINK … Continue reading

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Still more events to go

Following on from my July post on upcoming swims, I have updated the calendar with entry links to some of the swim that I may have not had before. Munster_Open_Water_Event_Calendar_V.8_August2017 Open the Calendar link to check out all the details … Continue reading

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July Events

As we are officially in summer months, there are plenty of upcoming swims to choose from, full list through to October on the calendar page, but here is a snipit of the July events. Remember to book your place if … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Swim – June 21st

Páraic Casey’s Summer Solstice Swim: Wednesday 21st June @ 6pm, Sandycove Island We’d like to invite you to remember and celebrate a very much loved and missed fellow Sandycove Island swimmer, and beloved husband of Riana Parsons. His passion for … Continue reading

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Updated Calendar – V5

Hi All – I am attaching the updated version of the Munster Swim Events Calendar for 2017. Please note: Most events have max limits, so may close entries before the date, do not wait until last minute to sign up, … Continue reading

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May – Swim Events Are Starting

May Madness – yes it’s here. Open Water Swim Events are starting 🙂 SAT 6th MAY – Darkness in Light Swim for Pieta House, 4:45am Myrtleville (See Full details HERE). SUN 14th MAY – Bulman Swim, New date, Sunday 14th … Continue reading

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