Monthly Archives: September 2013

Last Weekend of Sea Races

I had a busy last weekend of Races, Back to Back swims, Saturday evening and Sunday. Normally I wouldn’t have done two together, but Myrtleville to Churchbay got weathered out in June and the new date was set after I had enter … Continue reading

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Dawn swim – 18 September

Originally posted on Myrtleville Swimmers:
Fantastic swim this morning and a great crowd down for it.  Calm water and clear skies. Pictures from Carol Cashell’s waterproof:   She has two folders for Sun and People. Pictures from Siobhan Russell. Pictures from…

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Powered by Diesel

Originally posted on Myrtleville Swimmers:
Diesel on the North Main Street in Cork very generously gave hoodies and t-shirts to Carol, Bernard and Damian to mark their recent marathon swims.  Thanks to Brian O’Connor for that surprise delivery.  Siobhan Russell…

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Bere Island – The Actual Swim (part 2)

Bere Island – Actual Swim Report I mentioned on my previous post how this swim came about, but now it’s time for the nitty gritty, the actual swim report. Myself and my own support Crew (Rob, Ray, Owen), went to … Continue reading

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Bere Island Swim (Part 1 of 2)

Round Bere Island – 31st August 2013 – How it all came about Bere Island, Castletownbere, West Cork. A far away location to some, but for me, this area has fond memories. Mum is from Cahirkeem, north side of the … Continue reading

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It’s done, first time Round Bere Island

Done and dusted, made it around Bere Island on Saturday 31st August. 24km completed in 7hr 14m. I had huge backup before/during/after the swim. Lots of stories and photos to be told, I am putting them all together for a … Continue reading

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