Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bye Bye Myrtleville (for now)

  That might have been my last dip in Myrtleville for a few weeks 😦 . As I’m Heading to NY in a week, and training is starting to wind down, I’ll be missing my Monday dips while away… But … Continue reading

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June – It’s Just around the Corner

2 Weeks today I will be in NY. Lisa is already Stateside, and Liam is packing the bags to get ready to go with the family. MIMS 2013 – we are ready!. Before then, I along with my Team Mates … Continue reading

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Upcoming Swims – Please Enter Early!

Originally posted on Sandycove Swimmers:
A number of our swim organisers have asked us to highlight the importance of entering swims as early as you can. Late entries mean that organisers do not know how many swimmers to cater for.…

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Reminder: RNLI Myrtleville to Church Bay Swim – Entries open

Originally posted on Myrtleville Swimmers:
The RNLI Myrtleville to Church Bay 2km open water sea swim takes place on Sunday 16th June at 10:00am on an incoming tide. Entries can be made here. Entry fee is €15, payable on the…

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Warm Recovery Drinks

As the Summer dosn’t want to make an appearance just yet in Ireland, I’m sure we’ll have a brilliant July & August (I can but hope!). 🙂 While I’ve been increasing my sea swims over pool swims recently I’ve slightly neglected my … Continue reading

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Everything is getting Closer

4 weeks this weekend I will be Swimming MIMS, 8 weeks this weekend our Channel Relay window opens!…. Definatly at the point of no return now.! BRING IT ON 🙂

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Munster OW swims (Sandycove Times & Event Calendar)

All Details Borrowed from ! OW Calendar Sandycove Schedule Almost every day throughout the summer (and often during winter too!), groups of people swim at Sandycove Island. To make it easy for people to know when others are swimming, … Continue reading

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My Temperature Conversion guide

I’m forever googling temperature conversions, the only conversion of fahrenheit to celsius I can ever remember is 61=16 (easy, reverse the numbers).. So here is a quick chart if anyone else is keeping an eye on water temperatures elsewhere.. Fahrenheit to Celsius: 50 = … Continue reading

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Cold Water Acclimatisation Week

So this is the week I am converting from Pool to Sea, at some stage I am going to have to do more sea sessions than pool sessions, so for one week it is all about the sea!. I will mix … Continue reading

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