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Triple Crowners Honoured In Ireland

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Five swimmers in Ireland completed their Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and were celebrated in Cork, Ireland this weekend. The accomplished quintet included Fionnuala Walsh from County Clare and Ciaran Byrne, Ned Denison, Eddie Irwin and Gábor Molnár from Sandycove Island, County Cork. The kickoff in

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Tasting Triumph After Facing Fate

Fionnuala Walsh became the first Clare swimmer and the 15th Irish woman to successfuly swim the English Channel. She was escorted by veteran pilot Paul Foreman on the Pace Arrow during her 15 hour 26 minute journey this week. But Walsh's success was built on the foundation of fate. In early August, she was one of 3 swimmers who was met with an impregnable

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