Club News

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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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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THOMOND SWIM 2016 RESULTS

Posted on 2, July 2016

in Category Uncategorized

Well done to all 87 swimmers this evening who took part in Fly Shannon Thomond Swim. The conditions were tough with a strong tide & plenty of rain water coming downriver but the sun came out and warmed our backs. We would not be able to run the swim without the support of the Marine Search & Rescue who are also our main charity. Thanks also to Limerick Kayak Club, St Michaels Rowing Club; Shannon Rowing Club & Limerick Civil Defence for their support. Finally a big thank you to our sponsors Shannon Group. Congratulations to our prizewinners this year…. Fastest [&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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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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Are you interested in returning to swimming

Posted on 6, October 2015

in Category Club News, members

Limerick Masters Swimming Club is a competitive club with a passion for swimming, healthy lifestyle, quality coaching in an enjoyable environment and a top class pool. In March each year we host the Irish Open Long Course Championship Gala at the 50m Arena pool in UL. Over the Summer we run the annual Thomond Open Water Swim in the heart of Limerick City. Our members compete nationally and internationally at indoor galas and at open water events during the summer months. We train 4 times/week at UL Arena & Grove Island pools. We currently have space for additional swimmers and would [&hellip

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