Category Archives: Sandycove Swim Club

Notice of AGM

Sandycove Swimmers AGM is on Sunday 6th December at 2pm in Hamlets in Kinsale. If you wish to put yourself forward for nomination for 2015-16 committee, please email Angela at clubsec.sandycove@gmail.com  

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November News..

Hi Everyone. You would have received a few emails over the last few weeks on things of note: 1 – Annual Membership is up for renewal, if you want to renew now, click on the membership page on the website … Continue reading

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Vampire Swim – Saturday 31st October

For the first time the Vampire Swim is coming to Cork, thanks to Aisling Barry, the Vampire Swim is going ahead in Myrtleville on Saturday October 31st at 12 midday.  Swim is a loose term – you can just dip your … Continue reading

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Turkey Swims 2015 – they’re back :)

It’s that time of year again, mark your Calendars for the Turkey Swim Dates 2015! Details & Dates below… Remember this is open to everyone who swims regularly in the Sea, no matter where they normally swim! This is not … Continue reading

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Sandycove Island Challenge 2015

Check out the Cork Masters Website for results and photos from the 2015 Sandycove Island Challenge. Thanks to all involved in keeping the Event in tip top shape! http://www.corkmasters.ie/new-page-1/

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Roches Point to Ballycotton – Historical Revision

Originally posted on Myrtleville Swimmers:
It’s with great disappointment that we have to announce that Liam Maher’s swim from Sunday must be stricken from the record books.  Following an objection from Bernard Lynch unnamed parties of blatant drafting, the Committee…

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Nominations needed for Mike Harris Trophy

Nominations are now open, looking for the next recipient of the Mike Harris Trophy. Details, and list of previous winners, of what this super trophy is all about is on the website, see the achievements tab at top of page … Continue reading

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More Upcoming Events

OW Season is well under way now. Sea temps may not be in our favour, but we seem to be used to the 12deg avg temps we’re getting!. After successful Lee Swim, Courtmacsherry, Thomond swim etc, we are heading for … Continue reading

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Race (swims) for 2015

Originally posted on Sandycove Swimmers:
These details are taken from the Munster Open Water Calendar 2015 that has been online for a while now, but as time is getting closer to the events, I will try and post the important…

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Summer Solstice Swim – Sunday 21st June

The solstice heralds the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2015, the summer begins with the solstice on June 21 (also know as longest day of the year)- Wikipedia! To mark the official start of summer, we as a … Continue reading

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June News

The Open Water season is well under way by now, regular sea swims are becoming the favour over pool swims, and the first few OW Events started smoothly. The Paddle in the Park and the Bulman swim had great numbers. … Continue reading

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Race (swims) for 2015

These details are taken from the Munster Open Water Calendar 2015 that has been online for a while now, but as time is getting closer to the events, I will try and post the important details of the swim online … Continue reading

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Darkness into Light Swim – 9th May

An early start didn’t deter 50 swimmers for taking part in the first Darkness into Light Swim (a twist on the Darkness into Light walk/runs), all for Pieta House. We met at Myrtleville from 4:30am, signed in to get a … Continue reading

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Low profile, black hats. For when you don’t want to be seen.

Originally posted on Myrtleville Swimmers:
There was a bit of a discussion about swim hat colours at the beach lately, as the number of swimmers back in the sea grows quite quickly.  Not a fashion discussion – a safety one.  As the Summer season…

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Darkness into Light – SWIM

Saturday 9th May 2015. Darkness in Light SWIM. To coincide with the Pieta House Darkness into Light Events, (See their page here) we are suggesting a Darkness into Light Swim at Myrtleville (as an alternative to the 80 runs being … Continue reading

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