Family: Married to Zita, a Nurse. We have 3 six-foot sons, Cormac, Ciarán and Liam.
Club: Glenalbyn Masters
Occupation: Commercial Representative -Medical
How did I start: I was a Scout Leader for 30 years and thereby got into Canoeing.
One day I fell out! …and the rest is history.
What swims have you done? The long ones!?
o Two Towers, Red Rock to Seapoint – 10k
o Poolbeg to Bray – 17k
o Dalkey Island to Bray – 10k
o Greystones to Wicklow, Harbour to Harbour – 20k
o Lough Dan 10k
o Attempted the North Channel, – got 12 hours done. DNF
Please give what you can, and thank you for your support
It is planned for between the 19th-26th September 2019, actual date will be announced through charity social media channels when official. We can’t specify an exact date due to weather and tide conditions.
Pilot’s, Swimmers,Team will all be ready to take on the mighty and unpredictable cold Irish Sea.
The main aim of the swim is to raise money for The Gavin Glynn Foundation. You can help by donating any amount you can spare. You can find the swim team’s fundraising page here – http://www.idonate.ie/Irishseaswim
3 teams of 6 in 1993 (under English channel rules)
1 Charity team of 11 in 2011 in aid of Cancer Research UK Led by Richard Branson / Ronan Keating
Successful Team in a Time of 29 Hrs 56 Min 56 Sec on 18th August at 4:00
Gerry Carrol, Shay Dillion, Mike Kelly, Dave Kilmartin, Feilim O’Maolain and Leslie Nolan.
The Team Mantra is “Giving Back” to our wonder sport of open water swimming and what better way by including Gavin Glynn Foundation for there incredible work in Helping Families with Children Fighting Cancer in Ireland , Traveling overseas for Treatment
We have chosen 6 Irish swimmers to follow in the foot steps of the 6 Irish swimmers who completed this massive swim in 1993.