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Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships 2018

Posted on 11, December 2017

in Category Irish Open LC Championships

LIMERICK MASTERS SC IRISH OPEN LONG COURSE MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2nd & 3rd March 2018 The University Arena University of Limerick Dear Masters Swimmers, Limerick Masters SC are proud to announce that the Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships 2018 will be held at the University Arena 50m Swimming Pool, on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March 2018. Again this year we are offering a full programme of events, with the 1,500M event taking place on Friday evening, followed by a full day of swimming on Saturday.  However, due to the time it takes to run the programme of events, this [&hellip

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Limerick gala 2014

Posted on 2, April 2014

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

The 13th Limerick Masters gala took place on the 1st and 2nd of March and was again a huge success. Almost 340 competitors took part in the gala and came from all parts of the Ireland, the UK  with one competitor from Switzerland and one from Russia. In all there were 50 clubs represented and in excess of 1200 dips. The oldest swimmer to participate was the veteran Vincent Cassidy from Cork Masters at only 80 years of age! Limerick Masters collected a fine tally of medals & records! The after gala dinner and prize giving was also an  enjoyable night in the [&hellip

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From Siberia with Love

Posted on 25, March 2014

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

The first entrant for the 2014 gala was our competitor from Russia Roman Tolstik. Roman explained to us that he comes from the Novosibirsk region of Siberia. To get to Limerick Roman took a four hour flight to Moscow followed by a four hour flight to London and then a modest hop to Shannon. Last year he participated in the British Masters and this year decided to go one step further. Roman specialises in backstroke and planned to have a go at the world record for the 50m backstroke in his age group but is was not to be on [&hellip

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Prize winners from the Limerick Masters Gala

Posted on 5, March 2014

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

Well done to all those competitors and clubs who received awards at the weekend. Limerick Masters Irish Open Long Course Championships – Prize winners Best Irish Swimmer (Male): Donncha O’Siadhall, Swim4Life Best Irish Swimmer (Female): Dymphna Morris, Swim4Life Best Overseas Swimmer (Male): Jonathan Refson, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England Best Overseas Swimmer (Female): April Richards, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England Best Club of the Gala: Aer Lingus Best Overseas Club: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England 50m Freestyle Perpetual Trophy: John Cunningham, Potters Bar/Limerick Masters 1500m Freestyle Kearney Trophy: Anne Bourne, Camp Hill Edwardians, Birmingham. Best Limerick Swimmer (Male): Gerry Corry, Limerick Masters Best [&hellip

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Club members records and results from Irish Open

Posted on 3, March 2014

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

Hi all, Subject to ratification the following records were set by our club members in the gala over the weekend. A big thank you to Paddy Healy for compiling this list. Well done everyone. Click here to see a breakdown of Limerick Masters team results and splits from the weekend. Current records can be checked here on www.irishmastersswimming.ie To claim records Carol Cashell, the Munster recorder will happily accept email applications on carolcashell@yahoo.com and National claims can be sent by email to Jeff Philips at irishmastersnews@gmail.com. Application forms can be downloaded from here. 2014.03.01 (Irish): 40-44f:100FLY:LC, Kearney, Deirdre: 72.39 vs [&hellip

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Draft gala program and important information

Posted on 24, February 2014

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

Hi Masters Swimmer, Thank you for entering this year’s gala. A draft gala program is available here. The timing schedule for the gala is approximate and is for reference only and should not be relied upon to schedule your individual swims. If you have any queries with regard to your entry, please reply to galaorganiser2014@gmail.com and we will update in advance of the meet. The relay events will be deck seeded on the day. The arrangements are now complete for the post gala dinner and prize giving. This year the format has been changed to make it more attractive for [&hellip

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Gala Dinner and Prize Giving

Posted on 4, February 2014

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

The arrangements are now complete for the post gala dinner and prize giving. This year the format has been changed to make it more attractive for visiting swimmers. The post gala dinner will take place at 6.30pm on Saturday March 1st at the Pavilion Bar and Restaurant in University of Limerick. The restaurant is located across the bridge on the opposite side of the river within 5 minutes’ drive from the pool (see map below). Dinner will include main course, desert and tea/coffee at a cost €15.00 per head, payable at the restaurant cash desk. Gala Prize giving will take [&hellip

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