Arranmore Island

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Paddy Conaghan en route to his non-contiguous stage swim around Ireland, starting and finishing in Arranmore Island

Arranmore Island or Árainn Mhór is an island off the west coast of County Donegal, Ireland. Arranmore is the largest inhabited island of County Donegal with a population of 469 in 2016, but has had a gradually falling native population since the 1990s. Its main settlement is Leabgarrow.

Open Water Swimming

  • 81-year-old Paddy Conaghan completed a charity swim around Ireland between 4 December 2021 and February 2022, raising over €104,400 for Gemma's Legacy of Hope charity while swimming over 300 swims between starting and finishing on Arranmore Island.

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