September 22, 2023

At present’s Inch Mile Swim in Rathmullan has been cancelled on account of water high quality considerations.

Current exams by Donegal County Council resulted in a ‘No Swim’ discover being put in place. The exams indicated increased than regular e-coli ranges within the water.

Nevertheless, various preparations have been put in place to carry a casual ‘Crab Crawl’ swim at Portnablagh at 2pm as we speak. You possibly can register through the Gartan Open Swimmers Fb web page.

The Rathmullan swim was organised by Gartan Open Swimmers in partnership with Swim Eire.

“For well being and security causes, and in your wellbeing as a swimmer, and in session with our organisers and insurers, Swim Eire, the choice has been taken to cancel the occasion,” a spokesperson for the organisers mentioned.

“After all of the planning, we’re very upset to should take this determination, nevertheless it was taken with everybody’s greatest pursuits in thoughts. We’re taking a look at another date and will likely be in contact in relation to this.”

Registration for the Portnablagh swim begins at 1pm and entry is free for anybody who had registered for the cancelled Rathmullan occasion.

Donations appreciated from anybody else with all proceeds going to RNLI lifeboats Donegal and Sheephaven Sub Aqua Search and Restoration Unit.

There will likely be espresso vouchers for the winners sponsored by Revive Dunfanaghy. Any extra kayak assist appreciated. Please enter through the feedback part on the Gartan Open Swimmers Fb web page to present the organisers an thought on numbers swimming. Hopefully, it will make up in a small method for the unexpected cancellation of the Inch Mile.”


At present’s Inch Mile Swim in Rathmullan moved to Portnablagh was final modified: August twenty sixth, 2023 by Workers Author