Club News

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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Thomond Swim History

Posted on 25, June 2013

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

Thomond Swim (Thomond is the Gaelic for North Munster) The Thomond Swim starts from the slipway at St Michael’s Boat Club on the north shore of the river Shannon and then the route takes the swimmers along by O’Callaghan Strand under Sarsfield Bridge along by the side of Clancy Strand past the Old Barracks (O’Callaghan and Clancy were two former Mayors of Limerick who were executed by the Black and Tans during the War of Independence). The swim then passes where the Curragower Salmon Fishermen used to moor their angling cots and dry their nets. Some of their cottages are still [&hellip

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Thomond Swim 2012 – Results

Posted on 3, September 2012

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim

Thank you all for coming to Limerick & swimming & hearty congratulations on your individual results! As a Club we have been trying to improve on the swim each year and we do this best with participant feedback! so if you have anything you would like to mention please pass it on. Prizes 1st Male Home Ned Denison 2nd Male Home Dan Moloney 3rd Male Home Paul Kearney 1st Female Home Fionnuala Walsh 2nd Female Home Una Ann Ryan 3rd Female Home Breda Mcnamara Fastest Male Chris Byran Fastest Female Lynn Algar 1t Male Wet Suit Home Eamonn McGuinness 1st [&hellip

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