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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Irish Long Distance Swimming Association Events Calendar
Hilda Moreno of The Great Dublin Swim explains, "The ILDSA Calendar of Events for 2014 is updated. Please use this link to find out more. Some races are still to be updated on March 31st."
The events with dates, distances, websites and contacts are listed below:
￼￼ * May 21st - Bray Seafront - 1.5 km - firstname.lastname@example.org - neoprene & bioprene
* May 24th or May 25th - West Bay Swim 1 Way - 1 km - ￼Richardtimms01@gmail.com - bioprene
* June 15th - Ironman Swim Series Kiliney Beah - 2/4 km - email@example.com - neoprene & bioprene
￼ * June 29th - Around The Rock Swim Warrentpoint, Co. Down - 1.5 km - ￼firstname.lastname@example.org - neoprene & bioprene
￼ * June 30th - Carrickfergus Swim Briefing - 1 km - email@example.com - bioprene
￼￼ * July 13th - Rostrevor To Warrenpoint Warrenpoint, Co. Down - 4.8 km - firstname.lastname@example.org - neoprene & bioprene
￼ * July 19th - Moville Lighthouse - 1.2 km - ￼peadarZIPswim@gmail.com - neoprene & bioprene
* July 26th - The Great Ulster Swim, Night Swim Camlough Lake, Co. Armagh - 1.5/0.75 km - email@example.com￼ and firstname.lastname@example.org - neoprene & bioprene
* August 2nd - Lough Erne National Championship, Enniskillen Co Fermanagh - 17/25 km - email@example.com - bioprene
* August 3rd - The Battle of Carlinford Lough Swim Warrenpoint, Co. Down - 8.5 km - firstname.lastname@example.org￼ and email@example.com - neoprene & bioprene
* August 8th - Dublin Night Swim Venue Seapoint - 0.5/1/1.5 km - ￼firstname.lastname@example.org - neoprene & bioprene
* August 22nd - Camlough Lake Water Festival, The Lord and Lady of Camlough Lake Swim - 2.7 km - email@example.com￼ and firstname.lastname@example.org - neoprene & bioprene
* August 24th - Ulster and National Championship, Ulster 5km Championship - 10/5 km - email@example.com￼ and firstname.lastname@example.org - bioprene
￼￼ * August 30th - The Lough Gill, Sligo - 10 km - Lyndsey.Dunne@abbott.com and Lyndsey.email@example.com - neoprene & bioprene
* August 30th - Great Dublin Swim, National Championship, Grand Canal Basin - 0.75/1.5 km - ￼￼firstname.lastname@example.org - neoprene & bioprene
￼ * October 4th - Great Wicklow Swim - 10 km - email@example.com - neoprene & bioprene
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