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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.

Swimming is an essential lifesaving skill

Everyone is capable of learning to swim. The team at Braemor SC have successfully taught the very young from three years of age to the more senior age groups to swim.

Galway Triathlon Club hosts aquathon festival

Galway Triathlon Club’s Aquathon Festival makes a welcome return to the racing scene on Saturday.

14 years swimming across the Bay for Cancer Care West

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Now in its 14th year, the Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West returns to the waters of Galway Bay this Saturday. And I will be one of the swimmers taking part.

Swimming is an essential life survival skill

Every child should be able to swim. People do not realise that children from as young as three years of age can and do learn to swim. At Braemor Swimming Summer School they also become confident and very competent when swimming in deep water. Swimming also promotes health, fitness, fun, and relaxation.

130 People to swim across Galway Bay this July

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Now in its 14th year, the Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West returns to the waters of Galway Bay this July.

Swimming is an essential life saving skill

Everyone is capable of learning to swim. The team at Braemor SC have successfully taught the very young from three years of age to the more senior age groups to swim. Having an experienced instructor in the water as well as on the side of the pool helps even the most nervous pupils overcome their fear of water and succeed in learning to swim.

Galway athletes gear up for Special Olympics World Games

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This March, five Galway athletes will travel to Abu Dhabi to compete in the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

Generations celebrate Shark's fortieth anniversary

Three generations of the Kelly family were among the members of Shark Swimming Club which celebrated its 40th anniversary at the weekend.

How to treat bad breakouts this summer

Although we are all happy to see the sun and enjoy the heat, this type of weather can cause skin problems and breakouts like any other. While we may dread the dreary dry skin of December, sunny June can brings breakouts, oily skin and so much more. Here are several tips to tackle each skin issue this summer offers.

 

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