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Long distance swimming happens in your head, says local swimmer after he crosses the North Channel

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David Conradie who is a member of Atlantic Masters Swimming Club Galway is the first Galway resident to achieve the momentous task of swimming the 35kms from Donaghadee in Northern Ireland to Portpatrick in Scotland. The North Channel is known as one of the hardest of the Seven Ocean Channels due to its colder temperatures, strong tides and currents, which means a swimmer may swim in excess of 45kms, and the infestation of lions manes jellyfish that can stop a swimmer in their tracks with their stings.

Fulful your dream — Galway Triathlon Club to hold beginners morning

Galway Triathlon Club announces the return of the Beginners Morning to its calendar for 2017, taking place in the Salthill Hotel and Ocean Fitness on Saturday January 28 from 9am – 1pm.

Galway Hospice benefits from Predator Triathlon Club 5k swim

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Galway Hospice was the big winner as Predator Triathlon Club members and friends including the Atlantic Masters, Swim West and NAC Masters, Dublin took to the pool for their annual 5km Charity Swim.

Top triathletes provide rare insight into popular sport

Some of Ireland's top triathletes will be in Galway this evening to provide an insight into their training, racing and performance on the road to the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

Make 2016 your time to TRI with Galway Triathlon Club

Galway Triathlon Club has announced the return of the Beginners Morning to its calendar for 2016, taking place in the Salthill Hotel and Ocean Fitness on Saturday January 23 from 9.30am – 1pm. Interested in finding out more about triathlon and in taking up the challenge of becoming a Triathlete in 2016 or keen on taking your running, swimming or cycling interests to another dimension? Then this is the perfect opportunity to find out how you can take on the sport of triathlon with Galway Triathlon Club, get fit, have fun and make new friends!

Galway's Kevin Thornton triumphs in Lough Cutra triathlon

Galway Triathlon Club's Kevin Thornton was triumphant in the longest race at Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon, in Gort on Sunday.  

Lough Cutra firmly on triathlon map

Now a firm fixture on the triathlon calendar every May, Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon already has more than 200 entrants for next year’s event.

Galway women's triathlon training

Galway will host a special women's triathlon training day for beginners on Saturday May 3.

Ennell chosen for long-distance swimming event

This summer Lough Ennell has been chosen as one of just four lakes in Ireland to host the Open Water Swimmer Challenge.

It’s not how fast you get there, but how much fun you have on the way!

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Westport Triathlon Club is hosting the Westport Triathlon on Saturday, June 15. This spectacular route has become one of the most popular triathlon courses for newcomers and experienced triathletes alike. The sport of triathlon is growing rapidly in Ireland and is no longer deemed to be for just the elite or super fit athletes. Race director Anthony Chappat says: “This distance is a perfect introduction to triathlon and Westport is the perfect location for such a race. We think we have found an ideal course and expect our race will grow significantly in future years to come.”

 

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