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Frances and Sinead McCarthy at the Banna Christmas Day Swim. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sunshine And A Great Atmosphere At The Banna Christmas Day Swim

December 27, 2021 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the weather on Saturday morning was a mixture of sunshine and heavy showers, it cleared up beautifully in Banna for the annual Christmas Day swim. There was a steady stream of visitors to the beach from around 10am where they took a dip and made a donation to the […]

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Ladies taking part in the Banna Christmas swim in pre-COVID times. Photo: Steve Baker

Banna Christmas Day Swim To Return But With Safety Restrictions

December 14, 2021 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Banna Christmas Day swim will take place this year, but with a few restrictions in recognition of the threat of COVID. The swim will take place from 12.30pm and organisers say given the current public health advice, Banna Strand is an ideal outdoor venue, with a sizable stretch of […]

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Banna Christmas Day Swim To Attract Hundreds Again This Year

Banna Christmas Day Swim To Attract Hundreds Again This Year

December 10, 2019 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the annual Christmas Day swim at Banna Strand. It’s a popular local tradition which will see hundreds of hardy swimmers brave the elements on Banna Strand for a quick dip before tucking into the turkey and ham. “This is our last fundraiser of the year […]

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Hundreds Expected At Banna Christmas Day Swim

Hundreds Expected At Banna Christmas Day Swim

December 18, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

BANNA Sea Rescue are currently preparing for the annual swim at Banna Strand on Christmas Day which takes place at 12.30pm sharp and they’re hoping for a big crowd of participants and spectators on the day. There has been big increase in the number of splashers over the years says […]

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PHOTOS: Banna Swim Draws Hundreds On Christmas Day

PHOTOS: Banna Swim Draws Hundreds On Christmas Day

December 27, 2016 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE craic was mighty over in Banna on Sunday morning for the annual Christmas swim with hundreds making the dash for the ocean. It was blustery and rainy conditions at times, with the sun, as it was in Fenit, but there was great enthusiasm amongst those taking part. It was […]

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Will You Brave The Banna Christmas Day Swim?

Will You Brave The Banna Christmas Day Swim?

December 19, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

FORGET the presents, forget the turkey, forget the tin of sweets. If your idea of fun is running into the icy cold Atlantic Ocean early Christmas morning, then join the craziness at Banna Strand at 12:30pm for the Annual Xmas Swim in aid of Banna Rescue. Continued below… “Banna Rescue relies […]

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