Club News

Who are your new Committee

Posted on 18, December 2013

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Chairperson   Harry Harbison   Vice Chair   Andrea Newport Treasurer       Mary Ryan            Secretary   Breda Mcnamara Committee Members Paddy Healy      Gina O’Conor   Marcus Austin             John Reilly Shona Lynch     Brian Murray     Mairead Coughlan     John Garrett The Committee have been busy with 2 meetings already held since formation. There are small groups working on various sub-committees such as Social Committee, Recruitment, Club Website, Club Gear, Limerick Gala & Open Water Swimming. If there are any ideas or topics you would like raised with the Committee please feel free to contact any member. On a more lighter note here are some interesting “swim club” facts about your Committee, but who are we referring to … answers to follow [&hellip

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Wednesday morning swim session – continues into 2014

Posted on 27, November 2013

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The Wednesday morning swims will continue in 2014.  In case you didn’t know the Club swims 7 – 8 am on Wednesdays in Grove Island.  The cost is currently subsidised by the club so it’s a bargain at €30 for 12 weeks!!  Sessions are coached by John Dempsey.  There are limited spaces available so if you are interested please give your name to Breda Mcnamara

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Thomond Swim – Saturday – 20th July – Limerick City

Posted on 22, July 2013

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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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Results: Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships 2013

Posted on 4, March 2013

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

Dear Masters Swimmer, Many thanks to you all for participating and supporting the Irish Open Masters LC Championships 2013 hosted by Limerick Masters SC. We hope you enjoyed your swims and the competition. The attached link details the gala results. https://docs.google.com/a/limerickmasters.com/file/d/0B1Bk41EbzeDhemFFZ1A4ZW9wSlU/edit If you have any queries, please dont hesitate to contact me at galaorganiser@limerickmasters.com We will be running the Irish Masters Long Course Championships 2014 on Saturday and Sunday the 1st & 2nd of March. Hope to see you there

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Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships 2013

Posted on 26, February 2013

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

Dear Masters Swimmers, The attached link is the final program for the gala….please review your entries and if there is a need to make any changes, please drop me a email (galaorganiser@limerickmasters.com) and we will endeavour to correct any mistakes before the event. https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1Bk41EbzeDhNnZ6RlczalQ1MGc/edit?usp=sharing Please don’t printout the gala program, we will provide you with your own free copy on check-in at the Championships. I will be in contact shortly with all the 1500m participants detailing the arrangements for the swim. While this event has been seeded in the program, with the exception of the 1st heat, the remaining heats [&hellip

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LIMERICK MASTERS SC: Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships 1st & 2nd March 2013

Posted on 11, January 2013

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships

1st & 2nd March 2013, The University Arena, University of Limerick Dear Masters Swimmers, Limerick Masters SC are proud to announce that the Irish Open Long Course Masters Championships 2013 will be held at the University Arena 50m Swimming Pool, on Friday the 1st and Saturday the 2nd March 2013. Again this year we are offering as full a programme of events as possible with the 1500M on the Friday evening, followed by a full days swimming on the Saturday. This year you can enter online by following the attached link. Remember its cheaper to enter online…. https://eventmaster.ie/event.php?event_id=194 Gala Information [&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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