10Jul, 2021

The Irish Triple Crown

It is with great pride that the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association announce the open water swimming IRISH TRIPLE CROWN bestowed upon the completion of The Fastnet Swim | The Galway Bay Swim | The North Channel Swim References: Fastnet Rock to Baltimore Pier or vice versa Aughinish to Blackrock Diving Tower or vice versa Ireland - Scotland or Scotland - Ireland

31Mar, 2021

2021 ILDSA North Channel applications

The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association (ILDSA) have opened their 2021 ILDSA North Channel application process.  This online platform will remain open and applications will be accepted up to 2 weeks before your swim window opens. If you have any queries regarding the ILDSA application process please contact the ILDSA directly at

10Aug, 2020

Oa Giants strike again.

OA Giants at the Giant's Causeway, 9 August 2020 The Oa Giants relay team, already record-breakers after their stunning crossing of the North Channel on 2nd August 2020, a week later became the first to cross the Oa Channel between Scotland and the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. The team, comprising Keith Garry, Dominic Mudge, Bill Donnelly, Chris Judge, Colin Lindsay and John McElroy, set out from Islay on 8 August and crossed the Oa Channel by relay, reaching Northern Ireland on Sunday 9 August with a final time of 16 hours and 57 minutes. Congratulations


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