Club News

Irish Open 2018 Start Lists are ready

Posted on 25, February 2018

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

We are almost there now and final preparations are well underway to welcome almost 400 swimmers to Limerick next weekend. The programme of events and the start lists for the 3 sessions can be found by clicking on each link below: 2018 Irish Open Schedule 2018 Irish Open 1500M FS 2018 Irish Open Session 2 2018 Irish Open Session 3 Friday 2nd March Registration will open from 18:15 at the desk in the pool. Saturday 3rd March Registration will open from 07:30 in UL Arena Entrance Area. Warm-up will run from 07:45 until 08:30. The first event of the morning [&hellip

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Irish Open Swim Down

Posted on 4, February 2018

in Category Club News

Come and join us for our “Gala Swim Down” on March 3rd in the Castletroy Park Hotel. 3 course meal, followed by music/dancing until late. Tickets €20. Drinks at 6.00pm followed by dinner at 7.00pm. Great way to celebrate all those medals and pb’s. Contact Committee@limerickmasters.com for tickets. We have limited availability on tickets so don’t delay in getting in touch. Tickets are on sale until Wednesday 28th February

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Limerick Masters Gala Filling up Fast!

Posted on 15, January 2018

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

Entry Status: January 25th Event %Full 1. Mixed 1500m Freestyle 100% 2. Mixed 400m Freestyle 100% 3. Mixed 50m Breaststroke 78% 4. Mixed 200m Individual Medley 100% 5. Mixed 100m Backstroke 68% 6. Mixed 200m Freestyle 81% 7. Mixed 100m Butterfly 85% 8. Mixed 50m Backstroke 71% 12. Mixed 800m Freestyle 100% 13. Mixed 100m Freestyle 74% 14. Mixed 200m Breaststroke 76% 15. Mixed 50m Butterfly 78% 16. Mixed 200m Backstroke 100% 17. Mixed 100m Breaststroke 100% 18. Mixed 200m Butterfly 100% 19. Mixed 50m Freestyle 77%   Events for the Limerick Masters Long Course Gala are filling up fast, [&hellip

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Mallow Masters 2017

Posted on 13, December 2017

in Category Club News, Gala Diary

Well done to all the Limerick Masters swimmers who travelled to Mallow on Saturday to take part in the annual Mallow Masters SC Gala. Plenty of PB’s were smashed. Alas we had to pass the Best Club Shield to Kilkenny Masters, well done fantastic swimming. As usual Mallow Masters did a fantastic job and as usual their bake off was a total hit with all swimmers…welll almost all…some of us did struggle a little more in that afternoon session. Swimmer of the gala was Anne Mulcair who took home 5 Gold medals. Swim of the gala went to Eleanor Cronin [&hellip

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Fly Shannon Thomond Swim 2017 Results

Posted on 9, July 2017

in Category Club News, Open Water, Thomond Swim

King Johns Castle Thomond Swim

Well done to all the swimmers who took part in a fantastic swim through the heart of Limerick City. A bg thank you to our sponsorts Fly Shannon group. A huge thanks to our volunteers from the club who helped on the day and especially to the Limerick Marine Search & Rescue, Civil Defence, Limerick Kayak Club and St. Michaels Rowing Club for their support. This was our 10th year running the event and each year the numbers continue to grow. We had 95 swimmers in the water of 97 that registered. Results can be found on the links below: [&hellip

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Summer Solstice Castleconnell 2017

Posted on 21, June 2017

in Category Club News, Open Water

We had almost 60 swimmers take part in the now annual Summer Solstice Swim in Castleconnell. The swim is run as a fundraiser for Castleconnell Boat Club. Tonight we raised a total of 630€ for the club and we could see one year on from last year the terrific progress that has been made at the site. We had 3 female junior swimmers tonight Sophie Keane, Julie Lyons & Edie Reynolds. Fantastic swimming over a distance of approximately 1,150m. The ladies started 2 minutes before the men. Results can be found here. Results Limerick Masters Castleconnell Boat Club Summer Solstice Swim 2017 [&hellip

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Mallow Masters Trip 2016

Posted on 30, November 2016

in Category Club News, Gala Diary

On Saturday 26th November, Limerick Masters attended the Mallow Masters Gala.  Despite the cold weather, and an early start, 22 members turned up to compete for the club. The club had a brilliant performance on the day and brought home a significant medal tally: Individual: 33 gold 23 silver 12 bronze Relays: 8 Gold 4 silver 4 bronze. The swimmer of the Gala was Paddy Healy. Well done Paddy. The club recently started entering our relays as mixed relays. This has proven to be a great success, and an enormous amount of fun. So far, our medal count is climbing, [&hellip

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Castleconnell Summer Solstice Dip

Posted on 22, June 2016

in Category Club News, Open Water

Well done to all those swimmers who took part in our fundraiser 1km dip in aid of Castleconnell boat club last Tuesday 21st June. Prior to the adults entering the kids had a splash and dash that was well rewarded with medals & mars bars! We had 40 swimmers take part and with voluntary donations we were delighted to hand over almost 500€ to Castleconnell Boat Club. The club as many of you know was badly affected by the Winter flooding. The timing of the event meant it was a perfect warm up for those heading to Kilkee this weekend [&hellip

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The European Experience

Posted on 20, June 2016

in Category Club News

A marathon endurance, we were queuing for spectating queuing for swimming queuing for your warm up frustration and elation what an experience. This was all part of our trip to the European Championships. In the magnificent Olympic pool in Stratford London up to 1400 swimmers took part in the championships which also included synchronised swimming and diving. 135 swimmers travelled to represent Ireland in the gala.  Representing Limerick Masters were the following, Ladies  Andrea Newport; Elif Shanahan; Edmeia Khan; Meabh Scanlon;  Jean Ann Cunningham; Marion Purcell; Jean Sparling;  Rosie Foley; Lorraine Richardson. Men  Cormac Lyons; Paul Kearney Snr;  Tom O [&hellip

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