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Two Midlands Women Complete Swim From Lanesboro To Athlone

Photo credit: Lough Ree RNLI

They started their swim this morning and arrived in Athlone just after 5pm.

Two midlands women have completed a swim from Lough Ree to Athlone.

Serena Friel and Karen Reynolds undertook the 32km relay to support the construction of a new RNLI Life Boat Station at Coosan Point.

They started their swim this morning in Lanesboro and arrived in Athlone just after 5 o'clock this evening. 

Carmel Hughes who's observing the swim says the ladies have done a lot of training for the event:

 

 

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