1Jul, 2020


23rd May, 2020 Dear friends of open water swimming, As Open water swimming in all its benefits grows at a phenomenal rate The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association [ILDSA] are undertaking a project to record the history and success of open water swimmers. Those who have swam a marathon open water swim distance of 10k or more in either togs or wetsuit, in all waters of the Island of Ireland. This ILDSA research project has fifteen volunteers with all four provinces represented on the committee. We are asking for your help to record your history, your ancestor’s history and

19Jun, 2020


CALL 1 Expression of interest ILDSA NORTH CHANNEL OBSERVERS 2020 ILDSA remain hopeful of the opportunities in the open water this year. If you are interested in observing North Channel swims for late July, August and September of 2020 Please email us: ‘You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore’

28Apr, 2020

ILDSA and Channel season 2020 with current COVID-19 Coronavirus Public Health orders

If you have booked a North Channel Swim for 2020 season please contact your pilot for advice. Each swimmer should seek Government guidance on their management of Coronavirus COVID-19 especially on the points of travel and staying at home. ILDSA will extend the period for North Channel swim applications for 2020 and are monitoring the changing world and will update again in 4 weeks regarding North Channel swim applications. #staysafe #stayathome

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