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Observing Channel Swims Up North

Courtesy of Brian Meharg, Bangor Boat, . The North Channel schedule is becoming crowded as the 21-mile channel between Scotland and Northern Ireland is becoming more and more popular. The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association [...]

The Beginnings Of The ILDSA, 1967 Archives

Courtesy of Billy Wallace of the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association (ILDSA). Billy Wallace provided minutes from the Irish Long Distance Swimming Committee in 1967 that were provided at the Inaugural Annual General Meeting in [...]

Sheena Patterson, 1954 – 2014

Photo above of Ireland Long Distance Swimming Association President Billy Wallace, Maureen McCoy, Michelle Macy and Sheena Patterson (left to right) is courtesy of Paul McCambridge Photography and Video. Maureen McCoy gives a beautiful tribute [...]

Hands Up To Round The Rock

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association with Camlough Lake Water Festival hosted the 1.5K 'Round the Rock' sea swim in late June in Warrenpoint Co. Down. "There was sunshine [...]

Keith Garry, Aoife Lynch Win Round The Rock

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association with the Camlough Lake Water Festival hosted the 1.5 km Round the Rock sea swim today in Warrenpoint Co.Down. Jacqueline Galway reports, "Sunshine [...]

Honour Organisations In The Hall Of Fame

There are 11 Honour Organisations inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. All of these organizations were founded by individuals who volunteered their time to provide the requisite structure, guidance, promotion and administration [...]

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