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CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM AT EMYLOUGH

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6 Jan 2012 Comments Off on CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM AT EMYLOUGH

Emy Lake Christmas Day swimmers turn out for a walk on a frozen lake!

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7 Jan 2011 Comments Off on Emy Lake Christmas Day swimmers turn out for a walk on a frozen lake!
Emy Lake Christmas Day swimmers turn out for a walk on a frozen lake!

Christmas morning arrived. The temperature was minus ten Degrees Centigrade. The ground was covered in snow with eight inches of ice on Emy Lake (verified by Keith Murphy). Last year we only had to contend with a minus 8 temperature and three inches of ice. Large numbers from all over North Monaghan had travelled on treacherous roads, at great personal risk, to attend the swim. The organising committee had to sort matters out quickly. They did so in style by replacing the Christmas Day Swim with a “Christmas Day Walk ...