Beginish Island Swim

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The Beginish Island Swim is a 6.43 km open water swim, counterclockwise around Beginish Island, a small uninhabited island lying immediately to the north Valentia Island, Co. Kerry. in Ireland It is organised by Valentia Island Triathlon Club and is sanctioned by Swim Ireland. About 80 swimmers take part each year and the event sells out early.

It is located in Beginish, one of the Blasket Islands of County Kerry, Ireland.


City Beginish Island, Valentia Harbour, Kerry

State/County/Province Munster

Country Ireland

Region Europe


Name Rob Bohane


Event Information

Month: July

Event Date: 25 July 2009

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: No

Notes: proceeds go to the Lake Cane Restoration Society

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