Bray Charities 35th Annual New Year’s Day Sea Swim

Monday January 1st 2018 12.00 noon

At Bray Strand opposite Esplanade Hotel

Speaking at the launch of the 35th annual Sea Swim Bray Lions Club President Karl O’Broin said “this is a remarkable flagship event in our calendar and has over the last 34 years raised  €330,014 for many local worthy causes.He also thanked Minister for Health Simon Harris for his support and participating in the swim again this year”

Founder and event organiser John McEvoy said “the success of the swim is based on the generosity of the many thousands of swimmers who have taken part down the years. With many of the swimmers turning out in fancy dress, this is always a very enjoyable and colourful community event and they love the challenge”.


Bray Charities Sea Swim  chosen charities for  2018 are

  • Purple House Bray
  • Bray Poor Relief Fund
  • Bray Lions Senior Citizens/Carers Fund


All funds raised go 100% to the charities. There are NO costs deducted.

Bray Lions Club members pay all the running costs.

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