Tag: Irish Long Distance Swimming Association

2023 North Channel Showcase: Solo Glories, Relay Triumphs, Records and the ILDSA & NSCA That Make It All Possible

In 2023, an amazing group of open water swimmers successfully completed the North Channel crossing, part of the Oceans Seven. This 35-kilometer swim, located between Northern Ireland and Scotland, is known for its cold water temperatures, ranging from 10 to 14 degrees Celsius, and challenging marine conditions, including jellyfish and unpredictable weather.

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Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim Inducted In Hall of Fame – Marathon Swimming Ireland

Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim Inducted In Hall of Fame – Marathon Swimming Ireland Courtesy of Ned Denison, Hall of Fame – Marathon Swimming Ireland. The Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim was among a number of Irish honorees voted into the Hall of Fame – Marathon Swimming Ireland in its Class of 2020. The event joined Conor Gunn, Owen

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