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Electrician Preps For Killary Fjord Swim

5th September 2013
Electrician Preps For Killary Fjord Swim

#Fjord - The Irish Times reports on a Galway electrician who's planning to swim the length of Ireland's only fjord for a good cause.

Matthew O’Flaherty hopes to fundraise for the Irish Red Cross in Connemara when he attempts the 14km swim of Killary fjord from Rossroe to Leenane this Saturday 7 September - and he's asking the public to join him in running or walking the length of the fjord as he does it.

Aside from the distance, O'Flaherty's biggest obstacle is surely the cold, as the waters of the fjord will be much colder than at Salthill, where he's doing his training swims.

The Irish Times has more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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