Take a teaspoon of cement, and toughen the hell up! It says something about a person, when they choose to take on the challenge of swimming the North Channel. I am not too sure that it is all flattering, but certainly it includes a clear mandate to face down your deepest fears. To jump all

When you can see Ireland from here you will know you have successfully swam the NC  Excited and delighted at the next phase of reopening allows us to offer pilotage for channel crossings from 15th July onwards. ILDSA online north channel application is now available: Click here Direct link: Click here Qualification swims:  There are lots

Every single emotion captured from fear to elation and of course the post swim rattles. The Donegal diamonds north channel record breaking relay   ‘If there is no fear there is no courage’          Check out the relay team records here   #openwaterswimming  

Harry Jordan

Harry Jordan Carlingford Swimmers June 2020 2020 was to be the year, my 65th, where on a personal level, my intention was to swim in as many OW events as I could, mind you with no hope of any podium finish I was determined to at least, participate and savour the camaraderie that exists in

infinity Channel Swimming Director and Chairperson of ILDSA Pádraig Mallon interviewed on WOWSA’s ‘Open Water Wednesday’ with open water greats Ned Denison and Steven Muñatones. Ned Denison had a fascinating wide-ranging discussion with Pádraig Mallon of Infinity Channel Swimming in Northern Ireland on Open Water Wednesday. “We see so many people with unbelievable courage,” said Mallon about the channel swimmers, ice

Some years back, we decided to undertake an adventure on the Cook Strait.  At the time it seemed like a pipe dream to pilot and support swimmers across the Cook Strait but as time went on, different parts of the jigsaw fell into place.  We love what we do and saw an opportunity on the