“And with what amazement should we feel it under us like an open Hell, or a wide bottomless pit? So deep, and hollow, and vast; so broken and confus’d, so every way deform’d and monstrous. This would eventually waken our imagination, and make us enquire and wonder how such a thing came in Nature…” Thomas Burnet, The Theory of the Earth
Kilkee Sub Aqua Club News
Christmas Day Swim 2021: The annual Christmas Day swim in Kilkee was another great community outing this year, with the Covid restrictions failing to put a damper on people's enthusiasm. Proceeds went to Kilkee Sub Aqua Search & Recovery Unit, but the club has also begun a new, exciting project to build a new clubhouse. Below: Swimmers at Kilkee on Christmas Day, 2021
Christmas Splash: Kilkee's annual Christmas Day swim is one of the club's fundraising highlights. Although the event had to be cancelled in 2020, swimmers were back with a splash in 2021.
POOL TRAINING 2013/'14
Diving at the Blue Pool in August 2013. Picture: Tony Hanrahan
KSAC NOW AGED 39 AND COUNTING: Kilkee Sub Aqua Club will celebrate its 40th anniversary in December 2023 with past and present members. For many, 1983 doesn't seem so long ago.
OILEAN NA BATHA: Oileán Na Bátha- Place of Mystery, Tales of Survival: Article by the late Noel Gleeson.
Adventurous dives at Illaunabaha. Read here
GALWAY RECOMPRESSION CHAMBER: The Recompression Chamber (RCC) in University College Hospital, Galway (UCHG) is the closest facility for emergency treatment of divers and is run on a voluntary basis by members of Galway Sub Aqua Club. The Chamber is available 24/7 for emergencies. Divers, DOs, DODs etc. who suspect decompression illness should contact the Coastguard (999/112 or Ch. 16) as soon as possible and request recompression treatment.