Shakin a Tackie

Nancy’s seen a few of the members get together on Friday night to get out an wish Eimhear a happy birthday. Indeed, a “few” pints were consumed and some were led to the Outback to “shake a tackie” into wee small hours of Saturday morning. The sun rise was been watched by some once again. 🙂  Much Chattin was done, some hangovers were been walked off, cooled off by Adare farm food ice cream or dissipated by a good hearty breakfast-lunch on Saturday. Many photos was taken in evidence, however, they are deemed not suitable for public display. 🙂  

Reports from the night suggest all had a great night and never know some new relationship may soon kick off 🙂

 

Diving update

Apologies to those who thought that we were finally going to get out of Kilkee and go diving in Doolin, alas, getting out the boat on Sunday morning proved to be a bit of a challenge, but we finally sorted it out, only to revert diving back to Kilkee. So yet again, Club membership were spoiled for Diving around Kilkee. 14 divers came to Dive Kilkee and indeed it was great to see Lough Derg and Athlone out in force also. Thanks to the DOD’s John and Frank for organising the proceedings and getting diving running to cater for the numbers coming to dive.  I think the hot sunny day twarted the desire to run the boat a 4th time, however, not bad when the boat was back in the yard at 4pm.

Rest assured, however, Doolin will finally see the Club boat next Sunday, weather permitting. 

Also, please note, no harm turning on your phones early in the morning when setting off for diving, it may help with getting up to date messages regarding deviations or delays. Fortunately most of the diverted divers turned up in the right spot!

John Breen reported that he had 2 lovely dives in Doolin. 1st in Chinaman’s Hole and the other in Bones Bay. Roll on next week’s trip to Doolin.

 

Next Thursday sees the Annual BBQ @ 2mile gate for the Children of Chernoybl. Lookin forward to it.

 For those into Stats so far 351 Dives have been logged by members so far this year. Club has already surpass last years dive numbers for this time last year.

 

Name Dives
BRIAN O’LEARY 47
NOEL HICKEY 27
EMMA SHEEHAN 25
FRANK HOPKINS 20
DAVE KEANE 18
MARTIN BOWES 18
WILLIAM O’SULLIVAN 18
EAMON MOLONEY 16
THERESA O CONNOR 16
PAUL DOHERTY 14
JOHN BREEN 13
EIMHEAR O’BRIEN 11
TOM MC DONNELL 11
JAMES GAFFNEY 11
DAVID O ROURKE 10
DAVID RYAN 9
MIKE ORTH 9
KIERAN BOWLER 8
RICHARD RYAN 7
KENNETH DEVEREUX 6
MIRIAM DONNELLY 5

4th July

As our Chirman Mike was tending to his own celebrations, preparing for the christening of G Tyler Dallas Orth on Sunday. Myself & Emma dropped by to wish the latest addition to the Orth’s a great day. Mike’s was busily “flipping the burgers” for his guests and thankfully the great day came to an end in the late evening.

Indeed the BBQ theme was in the air over the weekend as we dropped into to make an appearance in the Skinny for the Aughinish BBQ. Prior to making an appearance, we managed to pick up the Club boat and launch it in preparation for Sunday’s diving. The crowd and the music in the Skinny was great, great to chat with our Aughinish Diving Buddies :-).

Sunday unveiled a perfect day for diving, while overcast, the seas was calm and so did the members of Limsac. Despite missing 5 of our regular divers, Emma & John were tasked with organizing diving for initial 15 divers, but 2 late addiitions were announced on Sunday morning.

So dive operations kicked off at 9.30am with dry coxswains for each dive outing”Stick”, All 17 divers were catered for with dives on Middle rock, The Diamonds and Toni’s craic 🙂 All 4 dive outings were wrapped up at 5pm even with the lunch time break. Thanks especially to the Dry Coxswains and the folks for going with the flow. Even the 1st boat of divers managed to drop into Cathedral caves.

Ronnie even logged his 1st dive of 2011 with the club, and I really enjoyed our dive on middle Rock with Ronnie and Eimhear. I dearly would like to get to the age of 79 and still be able to dive… Wow!!!

Thanks to all for keeping to the Dive schedule in a timely manner. Indeed the Textsof thanks to Emma and John were very much appreciated

Martin even wowed the Club with the introduction of Zelda, me thinks he has his hands full, but, you never know we could get another coxswain for the Club 🙂  But, was the dive on Toni’s craic as good as the wedding bash celebrations in Bunratty?

Meanwhile, those Touchy feely days are not quiet over for some of us. Don’t worry – Be happy

Bowling night on Tuesday night at the Leisure Bowl on the Ennis Road and not forgeting that little celebration in Nancy’s bar.

The weather is deteriorating, so hopefully it will be ok to get the boat to Doolin to support the seasearch course next weekend. A dive is been planned for Kilkee on Wednesday, so fingers crossed, conditions will be ok. Also, dont forget our annual Children of Chernoybl BBQ at 2 mile gate, Killaloe. All help appreciated.

 

 

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