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Ireland-To-Wales Kayaking Challenge Is Under Way

23rd June 2018
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The amateur kayakers setting out from Wexford at dawn this morning The amateur kayakers setting out from Wexford at dawn this morning Photo: Ireland to Wales - Kayak Challenge/Facebook

#Kayaking - Four friends are currently padding across St George’s Channel by kayak in an effort to turn the tide on suicide.

According to Independent.ie, the group comprising hotelier Liam Griffin and Defence Force members Stephan Happe, Araon Kearney and David Feehan was scheduled to leave Wexford this morning (Saturday 23 June) for the crossing to St David’s Head in South Wales.

The 100km route is expected to take over 13 hours to complete by this evening — a challenge and a half but one the foursome, who have trained with solo kayak record-breaker Mick O’Meara, are more than capable of handling.

Independent.ie has more on the story HERE.

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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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