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Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club notes

End of season celebration for Kilmacsimon rowers and supporters Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club held an end of season bbq with music and kids entertainment last Saturday evening September 6th at Kilmacsimon Quay to celebrate a very successful 2014 rowing season which saw them accumulate  10 sets of All Ireland medals; 13 sets of County medals and 13 sets of SWCYRA Championship medals.

Bandon footballer’s dream comes true

by Stephen Johnson   SEAN Galvin’s Croke Park dream finally came true on Saturday, August 30. Sean grew up in Bandon, West Cork, where he played GAA football and hurling. Like every youngster in Ireland, Sean dreamed of someday playing at Croke Park, home of the GAA. Sean thought his dream was over when his family sold their family pub in Bandon a few years ago and moved to Florida.

Success for Bandon athletes

Phil Healy of Bandon A.C. ran a great anchor leg in the second semi-final of the women’s 4x100m relay in the European Championships to help the Irish team achieve 4th place in a time of 43.84 seconds in Zurich.   This is a new national record, beating the old record of 43.93 which was set in the European Championships in 2010. Unfortunately the team just missed out on qualifying for

Kilmacsimon rowing club notes

All Ireland Glory for Kilmacsimon at Coastal Rowing Finals 2014 Waterville, Co Kerry looked splendid in the late summer sun as the 2014 All Ireland Coastal Rowing Finals kicked off on the weekend of August 15th – 17th. Overall, Kilmacsimon Swimming and Rowing Club became All Ireland Champions 2014 in  3 categories bringing home the Gold; U16 ladies(Emma Scannell, Emma Davidson, Robyn O’Mahony, Ciara Weldon with cox Tadgh Collins); Masters ladies(Marian

International autism specialist to speak at event in Bandon

SPECIAL Strength for Special Parents is a unique financial and health education evening for parents of young and adult children with an intellectual disability or autism. The charity event is the brainchild of two young business women Caroline Crowley of Chartered Accountancy firm Charles P Crowley & Co and Bandon based nutritional therapist Alison Kingston.   The event is tailored to meet many practical issues ranging from financial supports to