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									Ireland's English Channel Relay Swimmers: Accomplishment List (as of 8-8-2011)
                                       Single or    Numer of
Relay Name                             Return       Swimmers         Location (s)             Swimmer 1 Name         Swimmer 2 Name

Rykneld Swimming Club                  Single                    6   Derby                    Charles Harper***      Carole Hunt
Team A                                 Single +                  6   Dublin                   Pat Nash               Willie Tracey
Team B                                 Single +                  6   Dublin and Wexford       Gerry Carroll          Sean Dervan
Team C                                 Return                    6   Galway and Kildare       Katie Coyle            Declan O'Grady
Finn McCool                            Return                    6   Cork                     Anne Marie Fowler      Tadhg Harrington
Fionn Uisce                            Return                    6   Dublin and Cork          Graham Coleman         Willie Tracey
Grainnualie                                                      5   Dublin, Clare,
                                       Return*                       Wexford, Cavan           Deirdre Kearney        Niamh Fitzgibbon
Cuclulainn                             Return**                  6   Cork and Dublin          Lucy Nilsson Cullen    Martin Cullen
Lir                                    Return                    6   Dublin                   John Kenny             Pat Moore
Lido Legends                           Single                    6   Surrey                   Jim Boucher****        Dana Haugli
Shamrock Sharks                        Single                    3   Ennis, Sliigo and Cork
                                                                                              Peter Diggins          Steven Lynn
Natural Balance                        Single                    6   Dublin and Wicklow       Fergus Cooney          Alvin Cooney
Swilley Trio                           Single                    3   Ulster & Cork            Mairead Ni Eidhin      Patrick McCay
City Sharks                            Single                    6   UK/Ireland               Andrew Deeley******    Sally Kelly
Team Eilis                             Single                    4   Cork                     Imelda Lynch           Eddie Irwin
Aadvarks                               Single                    6   Global                   Jim Boucher****        Fredrik Kumlin
Three Birds and a Boat                 Single                    3   SE England               Jim Boucher****        Samantha Jones
Limerick Masters 1
                                       Single                    4   Limerick and Tipperary   Darren Quinn           Thomas Quinn
Limerick Masters 2                     Single                    4   Limerick and Clare       Greg Scalon            John Battles
Dublin Fire Brigade                    Return                    6   Dublin                   Greg O'Dwyer           Brendan McGrattan
Doire                                  Single                    4   Derry                    John Coyle             Paul Hyndman
Barclays Capital                       Single                    6   UK/Ireland               Michael Guard          Lisa Abrey
Hotel Bosco                            Single                    5   UK/Ireland               Conor Rowley           Liam Rowley
Siorcanna Na Mumhan                    Return                    5   Dingle, Cork and                                David Tagney
                                                                     Tipperary                Amy Wolfe
Return of the Lido Legends             Single                    3   Surrey                   Jim Boucher****        Rory Fitzgerald
IAA Sealions                           Single                    5   Cork & Dublin            James O'Keefe          Finbarr Hedderman
Poko's Stag                            Single                    6   Ulster                   Sean Mallon            Martin Mallon
ILIM Breac                             Single                    5   Dublin                   Aodhagan Byrne         Aoife Broderick
ILIM Trosc                             Single                    5   Dublin                   Glenn Treacy           Fergus Dowd
ILIM Smugairle Róin                    Single                    6   Dublin                   Catherine McLaughlin   Conor Murnane
Team Iryna International               Single                    6   Ulster and GB            Iryna Kennedy*****     Paul Hopfensberger
Stiletto Swimmers                      Single                    6   Munster & Leinster       Maura Murphy           Clare Morrissey
North Dublin Team 1                    Single                    4   Dublin                   Jeff Hopkins           Stevie Nolan
North Dublin Team 2                    Single                    4   Dublin                   Matthew Cope           Eamonn Cope
Love 146                               Single                    6   Cork and GB              Kieran O'Sullivan      Suzanne Nottage
Keep It Relay                          Single                    4   Cork and Waterford       Sean Buckley           Carmel Collins
                                                                 6   Drogheda and
Irish Water Polo Players               Single                        Westport and Dublin      Ciaran Farrelly        Tadhg Murphy
The Earlys                             Single                    5   Dublin                   Stephen Early          Ciaran Early
Mermaids                               Single                    2   Carlow & Sligo           Maighread McMahon      Lynsey Dunne
                                                                 6   Ulster, USA, Australia
The Young & The Rest of Us             Single                        and GB                   Iryna Kennedy*****     Gary Emich
Team NRH                               Return                    6   Dublin & USA             Sorcha Barry           Suzanna Murphy
                                                                 6   England, Ulster,
Over from Dover                        Single                        Australia                Zoe Sadler             Jim Boucher ****

The purpose of this document is to list all of the swimmers from Ireland who have successfully completed an English Channel relay swim. In order to be t
those generally living in Ireland when they completed the swim. All relays are included if they swam at least one way - and notes are provided if they didn
In some cases, non-Irish swimmers have been asked to be excluded from this list.

*This relay started as 6 but 1 was unable to swim so they went immediately to 5 swimmers.

**This relay of 6 made France and on the way back a reduced number of swimmers participated

***Charles was living in England when this relay swam and is now living in Ireland - all others outside Ireland

****Jim was born in Northern Ireland

*****Iryna lives in Ulster all other members from outside Ireland

******Leonie Ryan was born in Ireland, Sally Kelly lives in Ireland

Youngest swimmer - Lucy Nilsson Cullen (13 years 10 months)

2004 - the first time that one country had three successful relays

2005 - the first time that one country had five successful relays

Only swims completed in the traditional open water costume (just togs - not wetsuit) and to the rules of the event are listed.

In 2009 a relay team called "The Irish Brothers" swam under the CSA. They were not citizens or residents of Ireland and hence are not included.

The record above is thought to be complete and accurate. Any corrections and additions should be addressed to who
st (as of 8-8-2011)
                                                                   Swimmer 5         Swimmer 6            Channel           English
                 Swimmer 3 Name          Swimmer 4 Name            Name              Name                 Year              Channel Time

                 Sarah Hunt              Douglas Hunt              Alex Harper       Paul Hopkinson            1987              09:21
                 Martin Cullen           Ronan Joyce               Francis Lyons     Colm O'Neil               2004          13:50 (17:53)
                 Jerry Kiersey           Niahm Fitzgibbon          Ken McCarthy      Fergus Cooney             2004          14:25 (21:00)
                 Andrew Flanagan         Martin McCarthy           Owen Sisk         Pat Manning               2004              27:48
                 Ciaran O'Connor         Maria Blumenthal          Joe Donnelly      Kieran Nolan              2005              31:56
                 Jerry Kiersey           Steven Black              Liz Buckley       John Conroy               2005              30:23
                                                                                                               2005          14:01 (26:41)
                 Aoibheann Bartley       Linda Clarke              Niamh Carr        None
                 Aoife NiFhearghail      Imelda Lynch              Cormac Wilcox     Helen Walley              2005         14:32 (under 31)
                 Joe McGoldrick          Declan Proctor            John Daly         Dan Smyth                 2005              33:05
                 Emma France             Christina Victor          Ellery McGowan    Rory Fitzgerald           2005              09:40
                                                                                                               2006              10:57
                 Ciaran Byrne            None                      None              None
                 Gary Morton             Joan Morton               Scott Morton      Claire Morton             2006              11:52
                 Brian Crossan           None                      None              None                      2006              15:00
                 Katie Ingwersen         Ellis Kitchener           Leonie Ryan       Dianne Faulks             2006              15:59
                 Ossie Schmidt           Patrick Sheehan           None              None                      2007              12:36
                 Sarah Taylor            Rupert Hatfield           Caroline Pearse   Tarick Kreimeia           2008              13:42
                 Emma France                                                                                   2008              11:40
                                                                                                               2008              14:19
                 Philip Mudge            Tommy Moloney             None              None
                 Marcella O'Neill        Breda MacNamara           None              None                      2008              14:40
                 Brian McLoughlin        Tom Healy                 Tony Cruise       Rachel Lee                2008              21:12
                 Dermot Duffy            George Meenan             None              None                      2008              13:29
                 Will Nicklin            Louise Verdi              Xanic Jones       Keith Burke               2008              14:20
                 Chrissie Thirwell       Ralph Reily               Rob Deakin        None                      2008              15:48
                 Danny Walsh                                                                                   2008              25:15
                                         Nuala Moore               Donal Buckley     None
                 Philip Newman                                                                                 2009              10:20
                 Peter Lynch             Billy Hann                Alan Thorpe       None                      2009              12:03
                 Padraig Mallon          Myles McCourt             Aoife Lynch       Michael Lynch             2009              13:04
                 Alan Grace              Ian Murphy                David Jones       None                      2009              12:45
                 Catherine Fox           Eoin Keating              Ciara Gargan      None                      2009              12:59
                 Mary Ann Hernon         Andrew McClatchie         Colm O'Brien      Stephen Moffitt           2009              13:58
                  Pawel Novak            Carl Willis               Katja Waldorf     Julian Bennet             2010              12:44
                 Marie Barry             Grainne Burke             Maeve Moran       Kolette Enright           2010              15:40
                 Paul Byrne              Kevin Prendergast         None              None                      2010              13:11
                 Mick Kenny              Jimmy Seery               None              None                      2010              13:45
                 Dave Bowcutt            Katarzyna Frackowska      Jane Pender       Rachael Cadman            2010              16:11
                 Jennifer Lane           Elaine O'Grady            None              None                      2010              13:45
                 Aindriu McGuigan        Owen Hughes               Ronan Flood       George Dunne              2010
                 Ken Early               Sarah Early               Katy Early        None                      2010              10:09
                 None                    None                      None              None                      2011              13:53
                 Ted Gregory             John Coningham-Rolls Heidi Hendrick         Ellery McGowan            2011
                 Lucy Gaynor             AAnother             Dave ?                 Kevin?                    2011              14:04
                 Kate Robarts            Joanne Postins            Phil Sears        Ellery McGowan            2011

annel relay swim. In order to be the most inclusive, this includes Irish citizens, swimmers born in Ireland and
nd notes are provided if they didn't fully meet the exact rules of their association. Time in water is then shown in ( ).
hence are not included. who will update the document at least annually.

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