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Kenny makes 40 knots on Irish waters

8th June 2009

The only time an Irish speed record has been set has been over seas and that's true too for the first time an Irish man went over 40 knots. The preferred venue has been South-end-on-sea in the UK but the search has been going on to find a spot here in Ireland that might be up to the task.

Last Saturday (6/6/2009) John Kenny recorded the fastest time ever on Irish waters plus breaking the 40 knots over 500 meters on a little known beach called Burrow beach near Howth, In County Dublin. "I'm sure if we had of had more wind we would have seen some truly record breaking speeds witch would put Ireland even further up on the world rankings" said Kenny.

Now Kenny is looking to do it again John Kenny " I would like to get a sponsor to help me get to one of the big events like The Masters Of Speed or Driver By Wind were I know I can push the Irish record over 45 knots " His video of the record bid and Dublin's new secret speed spot below:

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