Bantry Community Games have been very active recently taking part in two Community Games County competitions in Art & Swimming. The swimming finals, held at Leisureworld, Bishopstown on the 5th April 2014, were a great success. 27 competitors represented Bantry in individual events and brought home 11 medals. 2 Relay teams (U13 Girls – Aisling Stock, Aysia Murphy, Saoirse Power, Rebecca Harrington) & (U13 Boys – Cillian O’Brien, Cathal Dullea, Eoin Stock, Rory Lennon, Sub: Joseph Cato) took part with the girls claiming Silver
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Following on from Beara’s first small team of 6 swimmers in 2013 this year the area entered a team of 18. Children qualified for their places at the trials held in early February. For the majority of the children taking part this was their first swimming competition and, for some, their first time in a 25m pool.
BANTRY Community Games were well represented with 47 children participating in the recent Cork Community Games finals held at the CIT Athletics Track in Bishopstown. Good weather prevailed throughout and the events ran off smoothly.
THE Community Games Swimming County Finals were held on Saturday, April 14th in Bishopstown swimming pool. Bantry were well represented by 24 keen competitors. There was a great atmosphere with lots of supporters shouting and roaring trying to spur on the Bantry competitors.