Good luck to all our Nippers competing in the Munster Stillwater Lifesaving Competition at the University of Limerick Pool tomorrow. With a squad of nearly sixty boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 14 years of age it is the strongest squad we have fielded to date.
Remember to enjoy the day and just keep swimming. Warm up at midday.
Some Important things to remember!!!
What to bring to this weekend's Munster Nipper Championships:
Fins with your Name / Number clearly printed
Togs and Towels
Shorts, T-Shirt and Pool Shoes / Flip Flops
Goggles and spare Goggles if you have them
Cork Surf Life Saving Swim Hat
Lots of Water, Drinks, Light Lunch, Snacks, Jellies
Congratulations to the following Cork Masters who also won All Ireland Medals at the weekend. Anne Kingston won Silver in the 100m Manikin Tow with Fins and Gold in the 100m Manikin Carry with Fins. Anders Inglesten brought home Bronze in the 100m Manikin Tow with Fins. Kieran Coffey came second and Martin Magee Donegal finished third in the 100m Obstacle. Finally Justin Crowley wins Gold and Ian Holding wins Silver in the 100m Manikin Carry with Fins. Justin also set a new National Record in this event. Great to see such a brilliant victory. Congratulations from all at CWS.
For more info from Cork Surf Lifesaving follow the link:
Storm Ophelia’s course from the Azores may have swept lethal Portuguese men o’ war onto the Irish coastline.
NUI Galway (NUIG) zoologist Dr Tom Doyle has appealed to shore walkers, surfers, swimmers and fish farmers to exercise caution. He also appealed for recorded sightings of the marine animals.
For more information follow the link https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/storm-ophelia-may-have-swept-portuguese-men-o-war-our-way-1.3260377
Stay Back. Stay High. Stay Dry. As storm Ophelia hits, we ask everyone to stay safe. Don't take any risks with the weather, especially near the water.
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The Summer is nearly over and the beach lifeguards have had a busy time. But last Monday evening Aug. 21st an Awards Ceremony took place at the Crosshaven RNLI Station in Co. Cork.
Read the blog to find out more. Congrats to all our beach lifeguards on a successful summer and a big thank you for the work you all do.