|Colleen Mallon||Ireland||05:22:32||21/06/2014||1st Female||Fastest Overall||Fastest Female|
|Pádraig Mallon||Ireland||06:57:01||21/06/2014||1st Male|
|Keith Garry||Ireland||06:16:55||1/07/2014||2nd Male||Fastest Male|
|Sophie Ryan||Ireland||07:09:56||06/09/2020||2nd Female|
21st June, 2014
At 0516hrs on Midsummers day under a rising sun brother and sister duo Pádraig and Colleen Mallon set of in the 13C waters of The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann) to complete the Port Oriel Swim.
This is a newly navigated course for 2014 by infinity Channel Swimming, starting at Gyles Quay finishing at Port Oriel, Clougherhead Co.Louth a distance of 25K. This swim qualified Colleen Mallon for her North Channel Crossing.
Crew: Alex Engle, Jacqueline McClelland, Oonagh Garry, Aoiffe Lynch, Milo McCourt and Jennifer Boyle
Medic: Chris Cooke
Pilots: Martin McCone and Shane Reenan
Thank you to the Irish Coast Guard and to Port Oriel Marina for their hospitality.
1st July, 2014
With choppy conditions Keith Garry completed the Port Oriel Crossing to become the fastest male 6:16:55 using this as his qualification swim for his English Channel crossing.
Crew: Oonagh Garry
Pilot: Pádraig Mallon
6th September, 2020
Sophie Ryan successfully swam from Gyles Quay to Port Oriel, Clogher Head, Co.Louth on the 6th September 2020.
The details were as follows:
Swim Date: 6th September 2020
Swim Time: 7 hrs 9 mins 56 secs
Swim Distance: 20.75 km
Start Coordinates: 53° 59.064' N, 006° 14.394' W
Finish Coordinates: 53° 47.967' N, 006° 13.404' W
Skipper: Shane Reenan
Crew: Claire Ryan
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