Rosses Point

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Rosses Point (Irish: Ros Cheide, meaning "promontory of the hill/assembly or Irish: An Ros) is a village in County Sligo, Ireland and also the name of the surrounding peninsula. Rosses Point is at the entrance to Sligo Harbour from Sligo Bay with Oyster island being the long thin landmass notable when entering the village from Sligo town and Inishmulclohy (or Coney Island) being the second and larger island that is encountered.

Open Water Swimming

Kieran Fitzgerald, is a marathon swimmer from Sligo, Ireland, completed the 14.5 km (9-mile) crossing from Aughris to Rosses Point.

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