Leitrim Sub-Aqua Club ran its 5th Annual Swim, Finn and Snorkel from Jamestown to Drumsna recently with the club sharing the event with the North West Simon Community.
48 swimmers turned out on one of the hottest days of the year, with a family barbeque and face painting taking place at the quay in Drumsna along with a super gig in Duignans with the great John O’Dowd. €2,557.30 was raised on the day which a great help to both organisations.
If you are thinking of learning to scuba dive or take part in the swim next year put the last Saturday in August 2013 in your diary now. Please e-mail your contact details to the Secretary of Leitim Sub Aqua Club Gerry Gilroy at email@example.com or leave a message on Gerry’s facebook page and Leitrim Sub Aqua Club will get back to you with their full training schedule for 2013.
Both the Sub Aqua Club and The North West Simon Community would like to thank all the swimmers who showed up and all who took sponsorship cards- next year both organisations are planning to make this event bigger and better. The event would not have been possible without sponsorship and both organisations would like to thank the following – Enda at Super Macs, The Computer Store, Paul Byron Shoes, Super-Valu, Wispy’s, King & Moffit, Floradale, Keaney’s Photography, Cyan’s Bar, Cox’s Pharmacy, Dillon’s Pharmacy, Aura Leisure Centre, Country Side Property, Connacht Gold, Q2 all of Carrick-on-Shannon. The yhave also thanked The Cottage Restaurant, Jamestown, Duignan’s Bar, Drumsna, Ward & Burke, Glenamady, Flanagan Cycles, Sligo, Terry Mann Fishing Gear, Jamestown, The Garden Centre, Drumsna, National Automations, Drumsna, McNiffs Boxty, Aughnasheelin & Erin Hughes, Specialist Confectionery, Drumsna.
This event went ahead with the help of Leitrim Civil Defence, Lough Allen Adventure Centre, Drumshanbo Canoe and Yacht Club and the Carrick branch of the Inland Waterway.