Swimmer Ned Denison has become the first person to swim around Cork city.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
They’re a formidable duo who have literally pooled their talents to make Cork the Hollywood of open water swimming, and with a bit of help, could win the global recognition they deserve.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
Seventeen Irish swimmers this weekend tackle one of the most challenging open water challenges in Europe.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Purists are abandoning pools for the open-water beauty of the sea, lakes and rivers, says Nuala Woulfe.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
The funeral of an Irishman who died while trying to swim the English Channel last weekend gets underway at 11am this morning.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2012
The widow of open-water swimmer Páraic Casey, whose body is expected to be flown home tomorrow, is taking “great comfort” from the surge in donations being made in his name.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
Ireland’s swimming community is in mourning after a Corkman died while crossing the English Channel, one week after Steve Redmond’s Oceans Seven world-record feat.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012
Exactly a week after Steve Redmond’s Oceans Seven world-record feat the country’s swimming fraternity is in mourning after another Corkman died while crossing the English Channel.
MANY of its inmates would have contemplated it over the years, but one man added the swim from Spike Island to Cobh to his list of aquatic achievements.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2011
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