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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 email@example.com who st (as of 8-8-2011) English 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 10:38 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 14:17 Ted Gregory John Coningham-Rolls Heidi Hendrick Ellery McGowan 2011 Lucy Gaynor AAnother Dave ? Kevin? 2011 14:04 13:52 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. firstname.lastname@example.org who will update the document at least annually.