June 22, 2024

At this time’s Inch Mile Swim in Rathmullan has been cancelled as a consequence of water high quality considerations.

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

Nonetheless, different preparations have been put in place to carry a ‘Crab Crawl’ swim at Portnablagh at 2pm in the present day. You possibly can register by way of 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 stated.

“After all of the planning, we’re very disillusioned to should take this determination, but it surely was taken with everybody’s greatest pursuits in thoughts. We’re taking a look at another date and shall 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 shall be espresso vouchers for the winners sponsored by Revive Dunfanaghy. Any further kayak assist appreciated. Please enter by way of the feedback part on the Gartan Open Swimmers Fb web page to offer the organisers an concept on numbers swimming. Hopefully, this can make up in a small approach for the unexpected cancellation of the Inch Mile.”

 

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

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