Tag: Milo McCourt

Trio Triumphs Across Dál Riata Channel

Trio Triumphs Across Dál Riata Channel Courtesy of Pádraig Mallon between Mull of Kintyre and Ballycastle, Northern Ireland. The Dál Riata Channel Swim, previously known as the Mull of Kintyre Swim, is a 17 km swim between Mull of Kintyre in Scotland to Ballycastle in Northern Ireland. The 10.5-mile channel crossing was first attempted by Mercedes Gleitze

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To Infinity And Beyond To Scotland

Courtesy of Pádraig Mallon, North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. The Infinity V relay of Gillian McShane, Joe Belton, David Burke, Thomas O'Hagan and Noel Grimes made history on August 7th after 13 hours 15 minutes as the first five-person relay across the North Channel. The open water quintet made their finish extra special by making

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Swimming High Up On The Tibetan Plateau

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "Stay focused and you will achieve your goal," so believes Pádraig Mallon and Milo McCourt. The duo representing Ireland swam well on Day 1 of the International Extreme Race of Winter Swimming, 500m of technical swimming across the Yellow River in northwest China's Qinghai Province. High up at an altitude

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Picturesque Pier To Pier With Pádraig

World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year nominee Pádraig Mallon, comfortable in his own bioprene, went for a Pier to Pier swim in picturesque Carlingford, Ireland with members of the Camlough Lake Water Festival team including Jacqueline Galway, Mick Mallon and Milo McCourt. "It was a great success, cold and choppy but invigorating," said Galway. "Obvious

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