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Catherine Doolan, Orla Brosnan and Trish Murray at the Tralee Bay Swimming Club/Tralee Triathlon Club awards night in The Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Swimming And Triathlon Clubs Enjoy End Of Season Awards

October 10, 2017 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of two great Tralee clubs got together on Saturday night for an end of season social and awards night. Tralee Bay Swimming Club and Tralee Triathlon Club have had another great year so the event at the Meadowlands Hotel was a chance to get together and enjoy a night […]

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Dangerous Portuguese Man O War Spotted Out In Fenit

Dangerous Portuguese Man O War Spotted Out In Fenit

October 4, 2017 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re out in Fenit for a walk stay away from these guys. According to the Tralee Bay Swimming Club Facebook page, there were a number of Portuguese Man of War spotted on Fenit Island yesterday by a member, Elaine Burrows Dillane. They carry a nasty sting and can be […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Bay Swimming Club Holds Awards Night

PHOTOS: Tralee Bay Swimming Club Holds Awards Night

September 26, 2016 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Bay Swimming Club joined forces with The Tralee Triathlon Club this year to celebrate the end of the season and to present awards to all of the worthy winners and the people who dug deep to stand out from the rest. Joining forces was a natural progression as most […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

August 16, 2016 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

The World Series The weather has once again caused havoc with our swims resulting in the postponement of our Lighthouse Race . A new date has yet to be chosen as it is difficult to get the tides right for this tough swim. With 2 races left in The World […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

May 10, 2016 at 8:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Darkness into Light Swim 51 brave swimmers showed up in Fenit at 4 am Saturday morning to help raise funds for Pieta House. All swimmers had been briefed beforehand and arrived ready to go at 4.15am. Complete with 2 glow sticks each, it made for a spectacular sight as they […]

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Some of the winter swimmers post swim.

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

March 21, 2016 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

St Patrick’s Day Swim The traditional start to the 2016 Swimming Season took place on St Patrick’s Morning . 16 swimmers showed up for the opener and all had a great swim . The water temp was 8.5c and Air temp was 8c , but a bitter cold wind made […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

January 18, 2016 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  Christmas Day Swim  The Tralee Bay Swimming Club organised 64th annual Christmas Day Swim in Fenit was another great success . The weather was a bit damp and it put off a few spectators, but over 500 swimmers showed up for the dash n splash . The water temperature […]

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Santa Launches Annual Christmas Swim In Fenit

Santa Launches Annual Christmas Swim In Fenit

December 7, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

SANTA and Mrs Claus showed up in Fenit on Sunday to launch the 64th Annual Christmas Day Swim. He was joined by members of  Tralee Bay Swimming Club who will once again help raise funds the RNLI Fenit Lifeboats. The swim will take place at 12 noon and will begin with the traditional singing of […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

November 9, 2015 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Date for your Diary The Tralee Bay Swimming Club AGM will take place on Thursday 21st January 2016 . We would request all of our club members to attend, and don’t worry ! You will Not be asked to do a job unless you want to! All of the […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

September 28, 2015 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Annual Awards Night and Social A great night was had last Saturday in The Meadowlands Hotel with over 100 swimmers, friends and family attending our Annual Awards Night. The night kicked off with a great meal and quickly moved on to to The Main Event, the Prizegiving. Most of the […]

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At the Tralee Bay Swimming Club social on in the Meadowlands were, from left: Tom Brosnan, Maeve Goodall, Catriona Kelliher, Annie Horgan, Kathy Fisher and Damian Morrison. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Bay Swimming Club Holds Annual Awards Night

September 28, 2015 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 100 swimming enthusiasts  gathered in the Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday for the Tralee Bay Swimming Club annual awards night. After a delicious meal, it was on to the main event of the prizegiving. The Winter Swimmer of The Year was Thomas Brosnan and Best Newcomer was John Quilter. The 2015 […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

September 15, 2015 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

By Kevin Williams The Gerald Walsh Memorial Swim: Congratulations and well done to all of the swimmers. The swim was pulled forward an hour to accommodate the inclement weather, however there were still showers as the race took place. The SE wind was minimal . 41 swimmers took part with most […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

September 7, 2015 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

By Kevin Williams Blennerville to Fenit Swim …… The swim took place on Saturday last . The weather gods were good to the large group who gathered at The Lock Gates in Blennerville for the start. Scattered clouds and sunshine with a slight chill in the air . The wind […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

July 27, 2015 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

The Donald Walsh Memorial Swim The Donald Walsh Swim and BBQ finally took place last Wednesday evening. A huge crowd showed up so a big thank you to all the helpers who showed up on the night to make sure all went smoothly. There were 54 swimmers in the three […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

May 7, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Swimming Club are set to take the plunge this weekend as they get ready to take part in what will be Kerry’s first ever ‘Darkness Into Light Swim’ with funds from this going towards Pieta House. Tralee is amongst the few locations in Kerry that will not be […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

March 9, 2015 at 9:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Winter Swimming The winter swimming has been a huge success this year. We had up to 27 swimmers one Sunday with the average amount being 14. All swims were in Togs only and a great craic was had by all during the swima and afterwards enjoying teas, coffees and hot […]

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Kevin Bids To Become Oldest Irishman To Swim English Channel

Kevin Bids To Become Oldest Irishman To Swim English Channel

September 8, 2014 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will attempt to become the oldest ever Irish person to swim the English Channel later this month and only the second Kerry person to complete it. “I’m very confident about doing it. All the hard work has been done in preparation, so I’m looking forward to it,” said […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

September 1, 2014 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Swims The weather was unkind to us last week resulting in the postponement of 2 swims. Round 7 of the World Series was to take place last Wednesday but high winds delayed the swim until last Monday eve. Also The Blennerville to Fenit Swim was postponed until Saturday 13th September […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

August 25, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE penultimate round of the World Series takes place this Wednesday , 27th August. The swim will start at the slip at 7.30pm and is scheduled as a short sprint to the beach. With The Swimmer of The Year table being so tight, every second will count on this swim. […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 11/08/14

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 11/08/14

August 11, 2014 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

The Lighthouse. Swim ……. The 6th round of the series was sponsored by Surf n Sail and involved a quick lap of the lighthouse . A strong southerly wind greeted the swimmers , but soon dropped off by race time. The first event to get underway was the boys and […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

August 5, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The Brendan OCallaghan Cup The 5th swim in The World Series took place lays Wednesday evening in very challenging conditions. A strong south westerly was blowing into the bay . The water however was very warm at 18c . Group C were first to go ,followed closely by B and A , […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

July 7, 2014 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Wheel Rock Swim ….. The 3rd swim in Our World Series took place in fantastic conditions again . The course was from the beach , around the wheel rock and back . Even though the water was calm , the tide was high , making sighting of the rock quite […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club 30/6/2014

Tralee Bay Swimming Club 30/6/2014

June 30, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

English Channel Relay Club Member, Bernadette White from Tralee, is currently in Dover with the rest of her team Irish Deaf Channel Swimmers to take on a relay swim of The English Channel. They have been training hard all year and the club wishes them the best of luck. Portumna […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

June 23, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Second Swim – The second swim in. The World Series for The Paddy O’Sullivan Cup, took place last Monday night in spectacular conditions again, with the sun shining and sea flat. There were a total of 85 swimmers taking part with the race starting at the bathing slip, around the […]

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