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Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim

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Total funds raised to date : 48,612.95

Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim

Type of Event : Swimming
Where : Galway, Galway
When : 21st July 2018
Description :

The Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West, now in its 13th year, takes place on Saturday July 21st, 2018. A documentary video which captures the essence of the Galway Bay Swim and where the fundraising goes is available on YouTube:

Highlights Video of the Galway Bay Swim (3 Mins): https://youtu.be/YBy4b4iuxg4

Full Documentary Video of the Galway Bay Swim (20 Mins): https://youtu.be/yL1N7eN59y0

The swim across Galway Bay from Auginish in Co. Clare to Blackrock Diving Tower in Salthill is a distance of approx 13 Kilometres (Km) and is the only bay swim crossing on the Wild Atlantic Way. In 2014, €83,500 was raised for Cancer Care West bringing the total raised to date to over €500,000. In that period the charity has launched several new services to the people of Galway and the rest of Connacht. Expressing his appreciation to all the swimmers David O’Donnell of Cancer Care West said, “We are hugely grateful for the support and interest showed by all the swimmers in the work we do here at Cancer Care West”. The charity use these funds to help meet the costs of residential and cancer support services, which are provided free of charge to cancer patients and their families. Find out more by visiting their website: www.cancercarewest.ie

 

Contact Information

Contact : David O'Donnell

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