Club News

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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Thomond Swim 2016 Online Entry

Posted on 7, June 2016

in Category Club News, Open Water, Thomond Swim

This years Thomond Swim is taking place on Saturday July 2nd. Start time 16:45. YOU CAN ENTER ONLINE HERE: https://em.eventmaster.ie/client/order_step1.html?eventId=947&showHeader=true Please note that timing will not be electronic this year. Also please note that in order to be in with a chance of winning a prize we need your online entry in by Wednesday 29th June midnight. Otherwise you will not be given a handicap to be considered for a prize. Looking forward to seeing you in Limerick again

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Earlybird Online Entry Open for Thomond Swim

Posted on 1, June 2015

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

This years Thomond Swim takes place on Saturday 25th July 12:45. The swim will follow the usual 1800m swim route starting at the slip beside St. Michaels rowing club, to Thomond Bridge and back again. We have an early bird rate of 20€ available for online entries up to midnight on 21st June. https://register.sportstiming.ie/ps/event/ThomondSwim2015 You must be a Swim Ireland member to swim. See more details of Special Membership available on the Swim Ireland website. Copy the following link to your browser: www.swimireland.ie/new-special-membership-now-availble Please note there are NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY You must have open water swim experience to [&hellip

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Thomond Swim Report

Posted on 29, July 2014

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

Veni, vidi, vici. On a beautiful day in the centre of Limerick City the Thomond Swim took place. The annual swim is attracting an increasing number of participants and this year, even with other open water events in Cork, Fermoy and Galway over 80 swimmers took to the water. As with recent Thomond swims the main prizes went to clubs from outside the city with Dublin clubs taking the laurels this year. The boardwalk along the full extent of the 1800m course afforded the spectators an excellent viewing platform. Growing local interest in the event was reflected in the largest [&hellip

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Thomond Swim Entry

Posted on 22, July 2014

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

Some very positive news overnight. We have now gotten the green light for Special Membership with Swim Ireland. If you wish to participate in the Thomond Swim you can now become an associate member of Limerick Masters for €15. Please send your completed form back by Thursday to Andrea at andrea_newport@hotmail.com. Form can be found here. You can enter the swim online here and indicate the SI membership is pending. More details can be found on the Thomond Swim here. Looking forward to seeing you Saturday for a great swim, Andrea

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Thomond Swim 2014 Press Release

Posted on 27, June 2014

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

Limerick Masters Swimming Club host the annual Thomond Swim for 2014 on Saturday 26th July. The start time will be 6.30 which should make for a spectacular event in the early evening on a summer weekend. The course will remain the same as previous years starting at the slipway at St Michaels Rowing Club travelling upriver under Sarsfield Bridge to a turning buoy above the Curragower, under King John’s Castle, the courthouse, Arthur’s Quay, Shannon Rowing Club and back down to finish at St Michael’s The overall distance is 1800m. The best viewing points for the event will be along [&hellip

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Thomond Swim July 26th

Posted on 5, April 2014

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

Ok ok, we are not tempting you out to open water just yet, but the clocks are leaping forward soon, so how about you pencil this date into your diary. Club members, if you are not an open water dipper you know we can always use your hands on the deck. Worth noting the past 2 years the Perpetual trophy has left Limerick – is 2014 the year to welcome it home

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Thomond Swim – Saturday – 20th July – Limerick City

Posted on 22, July 2013

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

What a day – what a swim – air temperature 31 – water temperature 25 – 72 swimmers. The Thomond Swim was, by common consent, a most enjoyable swim and with the low volume of water in the Shannon times were fast.  The river was alive with swimmers and boats, 15no. for the event. With the boardwalk along the riverbank spectators were able to follow the swim at their ease. The race started and finished this year in St. Michael’s Rowing Club. This made the course 100m longer than normal due to the fact that the normal finish area on [&hellip

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