Jimmy Long R. I. P.

A great friend to everyone in Myrtleville, Jimmy Long passed away this morning. He was an absolute gentleman and will be sadly missed. Condolences to his family.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Bernard, Jimmy Long & Damian outside Jimmy's house : open water - sea swimming in Cork, Ireland

Bernard, Jimmy Long & Damian outside Jimmy’s house


Christmas Shopping – Sorted

Put some colour in your life this Christmas – don’t settle for grey 🙂

Myrtleville Swimmers Towels: €15.
Myrtleville Swimmers orange & yellow swimhats: €8.
Can be purchased in Lynch’s Centra, Crosshaven.

Thanks, as ever, to the Centra staff for facilitating this – it’s a hassle for them, but much appreciated.

Get the Vote out!

Eilis Burns has been nominated for the World Open Water Swimming Association Woman of the Year Award.  It’s an online vote, so you know what’s needed.

Get voting here now:  https://www.worldopenwaterswimmingassociation.com/


Separately, we note that Ned Denison has been nominated for World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year.  The Begrudgers of Anyone Swimmy That Always Really Does Stuff (BASTARDS for short), fully supported by the Who Does He Think He Is Society strongly advocate not voting for that fecker.