Club News

2019 Limerick Masters Irish Open LC Championships

Posted on 3, March 2019

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships, Uncategorized

We had an amazing weekend of swimming well done everyone.  Swimmers arrived in Limerick from Friday evening for the 1500m FS event where we saw 6 full heats & still had a wait list! This year we kept to our usual schedule, Storm Emma a once in a lifetime distant memory! We had our first Prostrate Cancer Survivors relay. Thanks to all those who travelled to Limerick to support the Irish Open. We want to thank UL Arena & their staff for supporting the gala, a special mention goes to Alan Ward.  We were delighted to have access to the [&hellip

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Thomond Swim 2018

Posted on 23, June 2018

in Category Club News, Events, Open Water, Thomond Swim

King Johns Castle Thomond Swim

11th year since it was reinstated and today we 97 swimmers in the water plenty of first timers & plenty of seasoned swimmers. The sun shone and most importantly all who entered exited safety. A big thank you to Limerick Marine Seach & Rescue for the boat cover alongwith the support of Limerick Kayak Club. The Civil Defence provided the welcome shower & finishing tents. Again we had the support of St Michaels Boat Club for the event. Every year they open their doors and hand over the keys to the swimmers. We had plenty of food to recharge the [&hellip

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Castleconnell Summer Solstice 2018

Posted on 21, June 2018

in Category Club News, Open Water

86 swimmers took part in a 1.4km swim in Castleconnell on Wednesday 20th June. It was the first swim in the Summer League. Funds went towards Castleconnell Boat Club & the Marine Search & Rescue. A big thank you to all the helpers who supported. Here are the results. The men started 3 minutes after the ladies. Results Limerick Masters Castleconnell Boat Club Summer Solstice Swim 2018

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SOLSTICE 2018

Posted on 17, June 2018

in Category Club News, Open Water

The Shannon Open Water Swim League kicks off in Castelconnell on Wednesday 20th June with the Solstice swim. Entries on the day. Swim Start 19:15 Distance 1.2km For more information on the Swim League & how to sign up: Shannon Region Open Water Swim League: https://www.facebook.com/ShannonRegionOWSL/ or shannonregionowsl@gmail.com

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Better late than never Irish Open 2018

Posted on 18, April 2018

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

What a weekend of swimming and it was certainly worth the wait. It seems the additional weeks of training with our rescheduled date helped aplenty as the records fell. Thanks to all those who travelled to Limerick to support the Irish Open. We want to thank UL Arena for supporting the rescheduling. As ever the gala wouldn’t run like clockwork without the assitance of Mary, Don & Colin who manned the desk & the parents of Limerick Swimming Club for timekeeping throughout the day. Finally to the club members who helped with the many jobs and also showed their talent [&hellip

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Irish Open Revised Programme of Events & Participants List

Posted on 28, March 2018

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

Spring is well on the way and so too finally is the annual Irish Long Championships. Hopefully Mother Nature will be kinder to us all in April. We thank everyone for their patience while we recompiled entries. The details can be found here: april session timings irish open april program Saturday April 14th Registration from 07:45 Morning Warm Up: 08:00 – 08:45 1st Heat starts at 09:00 Sharp Afternoon Warm Up: 13:35 – 14:05 1st Heat starts at 14:15 Finish at 17:30 A final reminder that if you want to join us for the post gala swim down Edmeia is [&hellip

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LAST CHANCE TO ENTER for IRISH OPEN LC

Posted on 18, March 2018

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

We are closing our updated list for the Irish Open tomorrow. If you haven’t gotten back to Mairead (galaorganiser@limerickmasters.com) confirming your participation by Monday March 18th we will not be arranging a refund. We are still managing Wait Lists for please if you don’t intend participating WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU!! In the meantime no need to question why we swim…but in case you do https://www.jenreviews.com/swimming

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Irish Open LC Limerick New Date Confirmed

Posted on 9, March 2018

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

We are delighted to announce that we now have a new date for this event – 13th & 14th April with same schedule as March! We realise that some of you may not be able to make the new date so first of all we are contacting all those that had confirmed places on our original event. You MUST confirm that you will be returning for the rescheduled event. Please confirm by replying to Mairead at galaorganiser@limerickmasters.com before Friday 16 March It is important that all communication on indididual events be directed to Mairead only on the email above. If you cannot make [&hellip

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