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Henry O’Donnell On Course To Complete 1,500 km Round Ireland Finswim This Saturday

4th May 2022
Henry O’Donnell is set to bring his 1500km Round Ireland swim to a close this Saturday in Donegal, Florida
Henry O’Donnell is set to bring his 1500km Round Ireland swim to a close this Saturday in Donegal, Florida

Renowned swimmer Henry O’Donnell is set to bring his 1500km, round Ireland Finswim to a close. In doing so he will become the first person to circumnavigate the island of Ireland by swimming with the use of fins.

The expedition is expected to conclude at Henry’s native Carrickfinn in County Donegal, where he first set off on his journey around Ireland on September 17th 2020.

O’Donnell has undertaken the challenge to raise much-needed funds for national charities Water Safety Ireland and the Irish Cancer Society, and to date has raised over €46,000. Henry has been a keen advocate for both charities, as he delivered safety talks to children and the public throughout his swim.

Listen into O’Donnell talking to Lorna Siggins about his round Ireland Finswim on podcast here

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