Lion-hearted swimmers take the plunge in Arklow

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Arklow’s longest running charity swim took place today in aid of the local Lions Club.

Named in honour of a respected former member, the Tom Clandillon Memorial Swim was held on the South Beach at 12pm in glorious sunshine.

Over 40 swimmers were cheered on by a crowd of spectators with the local RNLI overseeing the event.

Funds raised a the event will go to a number of local charities.

The Annacurra Community Swim also took place on the South Beach at 11am with funds raised going to Move4Parkinsons.

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Keelin Riley, Ailish Bain, Imelda Riley and Bernie Tyrell at today’s swim.

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Arklow RNLI in action at the South Beach


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