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Henley Mermaids Team Page

Joan Fennelly
Fundraising For Huntington's Disease Association of Ireland (HDAI) and Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and MS Ireland and The Dublin Neurological Institute (DNI)
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We are the Henley Mermaids. Please support our Bristol Channel Relay Challenge 2021 to fundraise for a great cause.

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Henley Mermaids Team Page

Joan Fennelly
Fundraising For Huntington's Disease Association of Ireland (HDAI) and Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and MS Ireland and The Dublin Neurological Institute (DNI)
Latest Update !!

We are the Henley Mermaids. Please support our Bristol Channel Relay Challenge 2021 to fundraise for a great cause.

We are the Henley Mermaids: Laura Reineke, Fiona Print, Joan Fennelly, Susan Barry and Jo Robb. We are all regular swimmers with the Henley Open Water Swimming Club. Visit our website for more details www.HenleyMermaids.com (click the link at the end of this story).

Following a successful swim relay of the English Channel in July 2020 (raising £35,000 for Henley Music School) we set our sights on our next ambitious challenge i.e. to swim The Bristol Channel in relay from Illfracombe in North Devon to Swansea in Wales. 

On 22nd July 2021 we made an attempt to become the first female team to swim across the Bristol Channel.  Having swum 61kms, and just 4.5km from completion the tide changed, threatening safety, and the challenge was aborted.

On 12th September, there was a gap in the wind and weather - us Mermaids were ready to go, only for a storm to blow in and scupper our chances - aborted before we even arrived in Swansea. We await the next opportunity to complete the full swim.

  

We decided to use our Henley Mermaids Bristol Channel Relay Challenge 2021 to fundraise in collaboration with SunriseForBrainConditions.org  for the following wonderful charities:  Huntington's Disease Association of Ireland, Dublin Neurological Institute – supporting Parkinson’s, Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association & MS Ireland. All funds raised on this page will go directly to and will be split equally between the four charities. Funds raised will be used to provide specialist care and support to people with these conditions and their families. Funds are urgently needed and your support in 2021 will greatly help these 4 worthy Brain Condition charities.

 We hope you can help our fundraise and these great causes by donating whatever you can. Simply click the Donate button above. All donations are processed securely.
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We also had a very successful Henley Mermaids Auction on 28th October 2021 on Zoom and would like to thank all the bidders and particularly the successful bidders for their very kind support for these wonderful Charities.

We will update this message with the total raised when we have all  payments in.

Many Thanks for your support.

 

 



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Sat Oct 01 09:35:18 - 4 Favorite

Listen to @BBCBerkshire at 08:50 to hear from the horses mouth about our Bristol Channel success! @andrewpeach… https://t.co/5R392djQkw

Mon Sep 26 07:55:39 - 5 Favorite

Happy world rivers day. Let’s keep up the fight to save them from sewage & pollution @sascampaigns @WindrushWasp… https://t.co/fnsN5Ppz3n

Sun Sep 25 11:32:42 - 13 Favorite

RT @henleyherald: Henley Mermaids First All-Female Team to Swim Bristol Channel - https://t.co/1aHgwOcGVh #Henley @HenleyMermaids @sascampa

Wed Sep 21 12:55:05 - 0 Favorite

@henleyherald @sascampaigns @BristolChannel Thank you HH! @HHisl @HansonRegan @PhilipBoothesq @JoanFennelly we are… https://t.co/Q1pSizjvvH

Wed Sep 21 12:55:01 - 0 Favorite

So yesterday we swam the Bristol Channel & became the first relay team to swim from Porthcawl to Glenthorne. A VERY… https://t.co/uTxE7Cu5BR

Sun Sep 18 17:35:21 - 17 Favorite

Bristol Channel T2, swim start of 04:30 17.09. Please donate to our 2022 charity @sascampaigns… https://t.co/m4dFOkPjZb

Fri Sep 16 11:09:37 - 6 Favorite

Bristol Channel T2 this weekend. Sadly minus our Aussie mermaid @JoRobb5 all raising funds for @sascampaigns… https://t.co/LBaUQcIdnJ

Wed Sep 14 17:26:05 - 2 Favorite

RT @sascampaigns: Now we've lifted the lid on the #SewageScandal we expect more transparency on the state of UK waters. And then @SouthernW

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RT @henleyherald: Mayor Declares King Charles III as New Monarch in Proclamation Ceremony - https://t.co/JicdWUQzgq #Henley @HenleyTCM http…

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