Artane Man Swimming To Scotland For Charity

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Noel McGuinness talks to FERGAL SOMMERVILLE about swimming from Co. Down To Scotland in aid of Aislinn Adolescent Addiction Services.

Fergal only took to long-distance swimming five years ago to help with his back problems. Since then he has swum the English Channel and done a number of other long-distance swims in aid of a variety of charities.

Fergal was born in Artane and now lives in Beaumont. He says his father taught him to swim, and also taught everyone else on the street.

Duration: NEARFM_20120706_NST_005 DATE: July 6, 2012
Interviewer:Noel Mc Guinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Fergal Sommerville
Themes:Local Sports
Keywords:Coastal Swim, Aislinn Adolescent Addiction Services, North Channel swimmer
LocationNorth Channel Time Period:2012
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20120706_NST_005.mp3
Rights:Creative Commons License
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