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2013 Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim Results

The weather on the morning of the swim was dry. The wind speed was 10 – 12 Knots (Force 3-4) in the bay which veered from SE to SSE during the swim. Although a relatively light wind for Galway Bay, the direction of the wind was favourable as swimmers would have been swimming with the wind on the crossing.

  • Date: July 27th, 2013
  • Swim Start Time: 9.00am
  • Wind Direction: SE to SSE (during the swim)
  • Wind Speed: 10 – 12 Knots (Force 3-4)
  • Wave Height: 0.5 – 1.5 metres (wind driven – excludes ocean swell)
  • Air Temperature: 18 – 22 degrees C
  • Sea Temperature: 13 – 15 degrees C
  • High Tide: 9.18am (4.8m)
  • Low Tide: 3.06pm (1.0m)
  • Data from Met Eireann – Mace Head
NUMBER NAME SURNAME CATEGORY TOGS / WETSUIT TIME COMMENT
1 Daragh Sharkey Male Wetsuit 2.29.42 1st Male
2 Kevin Thornton Male Wetsuit 2.29.42 1st Male
3 Lynn Algar Female Wetsuit 2.46.00 1st Female
4 Kevin Keane Male Wetsuit 2.47.00 3rd Male
5 Rory O’Connell Male Wetsuit 2.48.00
6 Nick Skehan Male Wetsuit 2.49.38
7 Barry Coll Male Wetsuit 2.57.00
8 Ross Coll Male Wetsuit 2.57.00
9 Morgan Mc Guire Male Wetsuit 2.57.40
10 Stephen Lynn Male Togs 2.59.10 1st Male Togs
11 Raymond Glynn Male Togs 3.01.40 2nd Male Togs
12 Rachael Doyle Female Togs 3.02.48 1st Female Togs
13 Killian Doherty Male Togs 3.02.50 3rd Male Togs
14 Paddy Mc Namara Male Wetsuit 3.03.53
15 Eamon Caulfield Male Togs 3.04.18
16 Jim Shaloo Male Wetsuit 3.06.15
17 Peter Payton Male Wetsuit 3.09.45
18 Ross Mooney Male Wetsuit 3.10.20
19 Anne- Marie Fenton Female Wetsuit 3.11.00 2nd Female
20 Dara Flores Male Togs 3.12.30
21 Martin Oliver Male Wetsuit 3.13.00
22 Mark Gibbs Male Togs 3.14.00
23 Cormac Folan Male Wetsuit 3.14.05
24 Aoife Cosgrave Female Wetsuit 3.14.55 3rd Female
25 Edel 0’Reilly Relay Wetsuit 3.29.30 1st Relay
26 Damien McKeever Relay Wetsuit 3.29.30 1st Relay
27 Thomas O’Connor Relay Wetsuit 3.29.30 1st Relay
28 Caitriona Lynch Female Wetsuit 3.36.22
29 Sinead Mc Breen Female Wetsuit 3.39.50
30 Michael Donaldson Male Wetsuit 3.41.40
31 Brian Clancy Male Wetsuit 3.43.10
32 Eoin Higgins Male Wetsuit 3.44.15
33 Dan Gardner Relay Wetsuit 3.48.44 2nd Relay
34 Scot Kennedy Relay Wetsuit 3.48.44 2nd Relay
35 Ronan Mc Guire Relay Wetsuit 3.48.44 2nd Relay
36 John Greaney Male Wetsuit 3.48.45
37 Karl Bourke Male Togs 3.56.44
38 Gordan Hardiman Male Wetsuit 4.00.55
39 Pat O’Lone Male Togs 4.01.06
40 Pat Quinlan Relay Wetsuit 4.09.10 3rd Relay
41 Martin McCarthy Relay Wetsuit 4.09.10 3rd Relay
42 Colm O’Donnellan Relay Wetsuit 4.09.10 3rd Relay
43 Patrick Quinlan Relay Wetsuit 4.09.10 3rd Relay
44 Gerard Cuddy Male Wetsuit 4.10.15
45 Seamus Walsh Male Wetsuit 4.14.15
46 Sharon Walsh Female Wetsuit 4.14.15
47 Zena Ní Dhuinn Bheag Female Wetsuit 4.24.15
48 Brian Cullinane Male Togs 4.28.30
49 Christina Quinn Female Wetsuit 4.32.45
50 Malachi Murray Male Wetsuit 4.36.10
51 Gerard Daly Male Wetsuit 4.41.18
52 Michael Fennelly Male Togs 4.58.40
53 Joe Kennelly Male Togs 4.58.40
54 Gerry O’Callaghan Male Wetsuit 4.58.40
55 Martin O’Halloran Male Wetsuit DNF