2013 Irish Long Distance Swimming Association Nominations

2013 Irish Long Distance Swimming Association Nominations

The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association Awards were held tonight. The nominees included:

…For the ILDSA 2013 Male Senior Swimmer of the Year, the nominees were Fergal Somerville, Owen O’Keefe, Padraig Mallon, Ciaran Hennessy and Donnacha O’Snidagh for the female swimmer who has best represented open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Female Senior Swimmer of the Year, the nominees were Lynsey Dunne, Fionnuala Walsh, Nuala Moore, and Anne Marie Ward for the female swimmer who has best represented open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Leinster Open Water Swimmer of the Year, the nominees were Brian Nolan, Ger Carthy, Rich Molloy + Mark Conran, Ger Kennedy, Simon Murray, Fergal Somerville, Ceall O’Duniaing, and Andrew Coyle for a swimmer from Leinster who has best represented open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Ted Keenan Ulster Open Water Swimmer of the Year, the nominees were Maureen McCoy, Dean Owen, Alison Cardwell, and Bill Donnelly for a swimmer from Ulster who has best represented open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Paraic Casey Munster Open Water Swimmer of the Year, the nominees were Colm Breathnagh, Ned Denison, Nuala Moore and Owen O’Keefe for a swimmer from Munster who has been represented open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Connaught Open Water Swimmer of the Year, the nominees were Scot Reif, Shane O’Doherty and Lynsey Dunne for a swimmer from Munster who has best represented open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Juvenile Swimmer of the Year, the nominees were Lisa Comerford, Sean McKevitt, Eoin Edwards and Peter Speers for an 18-year-old swimmer who has best represented open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Margaret Smith Award, the nominees were the Global Open Water Swimming Conference Cork Committee, Ger Kennedy and the CLWF Committee for a person or group of people who increased the profile of open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Senior Best Newcomer to Open Water Swimming, the nominees were John Callaghan, Lukasz Kowalczyk, Anne Marie Mulkahy and Julie Carven for a swimmer who is new to open water swimming in 2013.

…For the ILDSA 2013 Juvenile Best Newcomer to Open Water Swimming, the nominees were Cian McConvey, Oisin & Fionn Garry, and Eoin Edwards for a swimmer who was new to open water swimming in 2013.

…For the 2013 Best Organised Open Water Swim, the nominees were the ‘Vibes & Scribes’ Lees Swim, Great Wicklow 10k Swim, CLWF – Camlough Lake Water Festival, Camlough Lake, Co. Aramgh for an event which has been held in 2013 and best represented open water swimming events.

…For the 2013 Open Water Swim Performance of the Year, the nominees were Chris Bryan, Fergal Somerville, Nuala Moore and Anne Marie Ward for the Bering Strait Relay, and Padraig Mallon for a swimmer whose performance stands out in the Irish open water swimming community in 2013.

…For the 2013 Spirit of Open Water Swimming, the nominees were Ned Denison, Nuala Moore, Jeff Wilson, Milo McCourt, Shane O’Doherty, and Ger Kennedy.

Photo shows Owen O’Keefe.

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