Christmas Day Swim

#BraveTheCold So Others Don’t Have To

Over 1,000 swimmers braved the cold at 2018 Christmas Swim

Thank you to everyone who took part in our 2018 Christmas Swim and helped make the event an incredible success!

More than 1,000 swimmers participated in 29th COPE Galway Christmas Swim last December. We also had a steady stream of an estimated 8000 people who came to the event, most of them family and friends who were there to support and cheer on the swimmers.

We raised an amazing €37,410! The funds will help people in Galway, whose lives have been fractured by homelessness, domestic abuse and isolation, rebuild their lives.

“We are deeply grateful for the support from our swimmers and volunteers, and all the local services that showed up and helped make the swim a safe and enjoyable event – including the Galway Lifeboat Service, Civil Defence, the Lifeguards and the Gardaí.”
Jacquie Horan, COPE Galway CEO.

See a selection of photos from the 2018 Christmas Swim below and more on our Facebook page .

Christmas Swim 2019

This year, the COPE Galway Christmas Day Swim marks 30 years!

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