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Intrepid Kayak Duo Are Paddling the Shannon From Source to Sea for a Worthy Cause

28th December 2021
Day five in Eoin Connolly and Ronan McDonnell’s kayaking from source to sea
Day five in Eoin Connolly and Ronan McDonnell’s Shannon kayaking challenge from source to sea Credit: Ireland by Canoe/Instagram

An intrepid pair of kayakers are now five days into their 10-day adventure paddling the length of the River Shannon from source to sea.

Eoin Connolly and Ronan McDonnell skipped the usual festive fare as they set out on Christmas Eve in their two-person kayak to tackle the epic 360km route.

And it’s all for a good cause, specifically the Rafiki Network which assists young mothers in Zimbabwe by providing them with support for mental health and income generation.

Follow Eoin and Ronan’s progress on their Instagram page as they aim to complete the challenge in the coming days.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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