Club News

Thomond Swim 2019

Posted on 15, June 2019

in Category Club News, Thomond Swim, Uncategorized

We are now into our 12th annual Thomond Swim. Each year the numbers continue to grow as does open water participation. This year we didn’t have the hot weather but over 91swimmers took to the 14.5 degree water and swam through our historic city.  A big thank you as always to Limerick Marine Seach & Rescue for the boat cover alongwith the support of Limerick Kayak Club. The Civil Defence provided the welcome shower & finishing tents. Again we had the support of St Michaels Boat Club for the event  we are very grateful for their support each year in [&hellip

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2019 Limerick Masters Irish Open LC Championships

Posted on 3, March 2019

in Category Club News, Irish Open LC Championships, Uncategorized

We had an amazing weekend of swimming well done everyone.  Swimmers arrived in Limerick from Friday evening for the 1500m FS event where we saw 6 full heats & still had a wait list! This year we kept to our usual schedule, Storm Emma a once in a lifetime distant memory! We had our first Prostrate Cancer Survivors relay. Thanks to all those who travelled to Limerick to support the Irish Open. We want to thank UL Arena & their staff for supporting the gala, a special mention goes to Alan Ward.  We were delighted to have access to the [&hellip

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Posted on 2, July 2016

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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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Records Galore British Masters

Posted on 1, July 2015

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Congratulations to John Cunningham who swimming under the Limerick Masters banner competed in the recent British Masters Longcourse Gala at the Aquatics Centre in Manchester. This was John’s first competition in 3 years, he was recovering from multiple injuries  including shoulder, knee, and double hernia surgery!! John achieved a European Record in the 50m Fly with an astonishing time of 26.09. He broke 5 Irish Records: 50 Fly – 26.09;  100 Fly – 1:00.30; 50 Breast – 31.28;  50 Free – 25.46;  100 Free – 57.65 Hopefully the injuries are now put to bed and we hope to see John & his swimmers [&hellip

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