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National - Event Notice
Friday December 25 2009
12:00 PM

Annual CABHAIR Christmas Swim.

category national | rights, freedoms and repression | event notice author Sunday October 25, 2009 20:51author 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 33rd consecutive CABHAIR Christmas Day Swim in the Grand Canal , Dublin !
33rd consecutive CABHAIR Christmas Day Swim!
33rd consecutive CABHAIR Christmas Day Swim!

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 33-years-young event was ‘born’…….
The CABHAIR Christmas Day Swim is , thankfully , still going strong and will be , as mentioned , 33-years-young on December 25th next!
Sponsored Swim * Christmas Day * 12 Noon * Grand Canal * 3rd Lough* Inchicore* Dublin*

Thanks!
Sharon.

Related Link: http://11sixtynine.blogsome.com/2009/10/25/1976-2009-33rd-consecutive-cabhair-christmas-day-swim/

Head Case , Head First !
Head Case , Head First !

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   News from the Swim site !     Sharon.    Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:59 
   water data request     Harvey Carrot    Sun Dec 13, 2009 13:27 
   Canal water temperature = COLD !     Sharon.    Sun Dec 13, 2009 18:22 
   warm drinks and the craic     larry    Mon Dec 14, 2009 15:00 
   Christmas Swim with Earth , Wind and Fire!     Sharon.    Tue Dec 15, 2009 17:19 
   readers in north america can support the swim too     nifc    Mon Dec 21, 2009 15:21 
   impressed     peadar mcmahon    Wed Dec 23, 2009 16:54 
   3rd time to break the ice , perhaps ?     Sharon.    Wed Dec 23, 2009 22:46 
   Swimmers Raffle(/BRIBE ?? !)     Sharon.    Thu Dec 24, 2009 22:57 
 10   Cabhair Christmas swim 2009     Oxana    Fri Dec 25, 2009 21:53 
 11   More 2009 Swim pics.     Sharon.    Sat Dec 26, 2009 23:54 


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