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End of Turkey Swims 2013!

  Last weekend (21/22nd Dec) saw the end of the Turkey Series of swims for 2013. On Saturday there were about 30 swimmers in Myrtleville, who were all warmed up by Mulled Wine after the swim!. Click to see more … Continue reading

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One More Weekend for Turkey Swims 2013

  Another Weekend of Turkey Swimming done, Well I say weekend, Saturday was a complete washout, but Sunday was a bit more swimable!. 10 brave swimmers took to the ‘lumpy’ waters on Sunday for a dip, water temps still reading … Continue reading

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Turkey Swims — more to come!

We’ve had two weekends of Turkey swims so far, the turnout has been super, over 50 people in Myrtleville this past weekend, Sunday proving the more popular day (Air temps might have had something to do with it!). Next Weekend … Continue reading

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2013 Turkey Swim Dates

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

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Fourth Turkey Leg – Loch Hyne, 27th November 2011

Report by Steven Black Wow, what a glorious November day for a swim! We had 10 brave souls, air temp was a mild 14 degrees and water a tropical 11 degrees-better than July! Alas the dolphins had already departed though-so … Continue reading

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Third Turkey Leg – 19th November 2011

Well,  once more folks, we had a glorious sunny day, whats more is we had a water temp of 13 degC, warmer than July of this year! Owen, that West Cork sun dance is working wonders, keep it up!! Thanks … Continue reading

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Another Turkey Leg – Loch Hyne 12th Nov

Yet another glorious day for the Turkey Series! Long may it last! Thirteen swimmers arrived with family and friends at Loch Hyne last Sat to be greeted by sunshine and flat calm water.  Water temp was approx 10 degC but … Continue reading

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First Turkey Leg – 6th November 2011

What a glorious day it was on Sunday – Air temp was about 12 degC, water temp 11 degC – sunshine was well received medicine for everyone this weekend! We had a fantastic turnout for the 1st of the Turkey … Continue reading

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Turkey Series 2011

Hi folks, Its that time of year again! For those of you who are not familiar with the Turkey Series (otherwise fondly known as the Sprout Sprints), these are a series of social swims for anyone who enjoys a dip … Continue reading

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Last Legs of the Turkey Series 12th Dec 2010

Many thanks to everyone who showed up on Sunday last in Sandycove and to everyone who participated over the past few weeks. It has been great fun! We had 2 ‘legs’ on Sunday as any good turkey should have … Leg 1 … Continue reading

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Turkey Series – Last Swim 12th Dec

  Hi all, The weather got the better of most of us for yesterday’s Turkey swim in Loch Ine. Steven Black reported that noone showed up – considering the road conditions during the week however, this isn’t surprising. Had nothing … Continue reading

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Breaking the ice in December

Morning folks, Saturday, 4th December…There are those who were most sensible and stayed in by the fire, taking a well earned rest after a tough week battling with snow and ice, and then there are those …… who swim Today … Continue reading

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4th Turkey Swim – Sandycove, 28th Nov

Hello everyone, hope you are all keeping well and warm! Despite ice and snow, 8 nutters did show up yesterday to swim: Mike Harris, Mike O’Hare, David Merrimen, Rob Bohane, Barry O’Sullivan, Imelda Lynch, Ossi Shmidt and myself, Liz Buckley. … Continue reading

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3rd Turkey Swim – Loch Ine

Hi folks, We had an unbelievable day on Sunday 21st for the swim in Loch Ine.  The sky was clear blue and the sun beamed down on us for the day. A great turnout, 13 swimmers in total: Sevi Mc, Barry O’Sullivan, … Continue reading

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Turkey Series – 2nd Swim 14th November

  Many of the swimmers woke up to frosted cars on Sunday morning but it didn’t stop the stalwarts from coming to Sandycove for 12 noon. We had a total of 11 swimmers: Mike O’Hare, Craig Morrison, Rob Bohane, Steven … Continue reading

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