Swimming the Irish Channel

A pictorial tribute to those swimmers who have successfully completed the 21.6 mile (40 km) North Channel (Irish Channel) between northern Ireland and south western Scotland.

Over 4,000 people have climbed Everest, 1,000 people swam the English Channel and 9 swam the Irish Channel.

The intrepid few are Tom Blower, Kevin Murphy, Ted Keenan, Alison Streeter, Margaret Kidd, Paul Lewis, Steve Price, Colm ONeill and Colleen Blair.

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