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National - Event Notice
Sunday December 25 2011
12:00 PM

CABHAIR Christmas Day Swim 2011.

category national | rights, freedoms and repression | event notice author Sunday October 16, 2011 20:44author by Sharon. - Individual. Report this post to the editors

An annual fundraiser for the families of Irish POW's.

This coming December 25th will mark the 35th consecutive CABHAIR Christmas Day Swim in the Grand Canal , Inchicore , Dublin !
" I'm gonna have to knee him into the water......" CABHAIR Christmas  Swim , 25th December 2010 , Dublin.
" I'm gonna have to knee him into the water......" CABHAIR Christmas Swim , 25th December 2010 , Dublin.

Hi ! It began - properly structured and organised - in 1976 ,as a ‘fundraiser with a difference’ , combined with the need to gain extra publicity for a situation which was then - as now - making world headlines . Those that sat down together in early September 1976 to tighten-up the then ‘hit-and-miss’ affair were a dedicated team who fully understood that to fail in their business would not only bring derision on them and the issue they sought to highlight , but would give their enemy a publicity coup which they would exploit to the fullest extent . With that in mind , the team persevered - favours were called-in , guarantees were secured , provisions obtained and word dispatched to like-minded individuals in the near-locale . At the appointed time on the agreed day - 12 Noon , Christmas Day 1976 - a soon-to-be 35-years-young event was ‘born’……. The CABHAIR Christmas Day Swim is , thankfully , still going strong and will be , as mentioned , 35-years-young on December 25th next! Sponsored Swim * Christmas Day * 12 Noon * Grand Canal * 3rd Lough* Inchicore* Dublin* Pics and a write-up re the 2010 Swim can be seen at the 'Related Link' below.

All Welcome!

Thanks,

 Sharon.

Related Link: http://11sixtynine.blogsome.com/2010/12/26/cabhair-christmas-swim-25th-december-2010/

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Five....and counting !     Sharon.    Mon Dec 05, 2011 23:31 
   6 Swimmers (Dublin) , 3 Swim Sites.     Sharon.    Tue Dec 13, 2011 22:19 
   Wexford and Armagh under water.....     Sharon.    Wed Dec 14, 2011 20:53 
   A frozen pair in Craigavon... !     Sharon.    Sun Dec 18, 2011 17:30 
   35 Years Underwater - 3 hours in Dublin on the 25th !     Sharon.    Mon Dec 26, 2011 13:09 
   what     drangea    Mon Dec 26, 2011 15:19 
   Republican.......     Sharon.    Mon Dec 26, 2011 15:50 
   Well Done!     M. Brody    Mon Dec 26, 2011 16:47 
   Go Raibh Maith Agat !     Sharon.    Mon Dec 26, 2011 17:16 
 10   Wexford 'earned their keep' !     Sharon.    Fri Dec 30, 2011 21:05 


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