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Dublin - Event Notice
Thursday January 01 1970

Annual CABHAIR Christmas Morning Swim (2012).

category dublin | rights, freedoms and repression | event notice author Monday November 05, 2012 20:45author by Sharon. - Individual. Report this post to the editors

36 years under water....

This coming Christmas Day (25-12-12) will see the Annual CABHAIR Swim take place in the Grand Canal at Inchicore, Dublin.
CABHAIR swimmers during the big freeze , December 2010.
CABHAIR swimmers during the big freeze , December 2010.

Hi !

On Christmas Day next (Tuesday 25th December 2012) at 12 noon , the CABHAIR organisation will , for the 36th successive year, hold a sponsored swim at the 3rd Lock of the Grand Canal , at Inchicore , Dublin (opposite Kelly's 'Blackhorse Inn' pub) .
All money raised at this event goes directly to the dependants of Irish Republican prisoners , as expenses are not claimed or taken by anyone involved.
A turf fire , Irish Rebel music , lemonade and mince pies for the kids and 'soup' for the adults will be provided , as usual , and Santa will more than likely pay the event a visit !

If you are in the area between 12 noon and 1pm, hungry , bored or hungover (or looking to acquire a hangover !) then give us a shout. And bring your togs.... !
A few words (and some pics) re the 2011 Swim can be viewed at the 'Related Link' below.

Thanks!
Sharon.

Related Link: http://11sixtynine.wordpress.com/2011/12/26/35-years-underwater-cabhair-swim-2011/

One of the CABHAIR swimmers , pictured at the 2011 event.
One of the CABHAIR swimmers , pictured at the 2011 event.

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   1 of 3 on 25th.....     Sharon.    Wed Nov 21, 2012 16:51 
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   Armagh lads dryed and 'Dublin-eyed'.......?     Sharon.    Mon Dec 24, 2012 20:00 
   8 for the 36th on the 25th !     Sharon.    Wed Dec 26, 2012 15:51 
   From Banna Strand in Kerry to Coney Island in New York !     Sharon.    Thu Jan 03, 2013 20:34 


 
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