Escape from Ireland's Eye Sea Swim 2023

Sunday 18th June 2023

West Pier, Howth, Co. Dublin: West Pier, Howth, Co. Dublin, Howth, Ireland



Welcome to the Escape From Ireland's Eye Sea Swim.

This is a challenging tidal 2km Open Water Swim from the island of Ireland's Eye to the Claremont Beach, Howth, Co. Dublin.

This swim asks you to use your navigation skills as you curcumnavigate two low lying bouys before reaching the shores of Howth. This swim is not for the beginner. We ask for everyone to have completed at least 2.5 Km in tidal waters three times before the event date. 

Howth is a stunning fishing port set in North Co. Dublin. This is a swim not to be missed by any experienced sea swimmer.

Wetsuits are not compulsary but are advised. Please see the video below from 2015 compiled by one of our competitors to get a feel for this fun, friendly and challenging event.

Entry price is 50 euro up until the 28th February 2023 and then increases to 60 euro until the event sells out or until the 12th June 2023 at 1800 hrs. 

Event details and schedule

Pre-registration online only until  12th June 2023 OR whenever Event Quota is Reached  - THERE IS NO ENTRY ON THE DAY. 


Free transfer of your entry can be done by the person holding the entry until 3rd June 2023 only via their registration link.

Sun 18th June 2023 

Race sign on 7 - 8am

Boat transfer to Ireland's Eye - 7.45 to 8.30am

Race start: 9am

First Finishers ETA: 9.25 am

Final Finishers ~10.10 am

Prize Presentation ~10.30 am

Organised by

Howth Challenge Series

Deer Park Hotel Golf & Spa, Howth, Dublin

Phone: 0864119222

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