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Moy Swim 2024


2500m Competitive Event & 600m Participation Event


Event Description:

Held in the beautiful River Moy Ballina in County Mayo.


The Moy swim is one of Irelands oldest River swims.  The event is run  in conjuction with Ballina Salmon Festival , Mayo Sports Partnership and many local organisations and businesses in Ballina.

There will be a a category for both Wetsuit and Skin Swimmers.  It will cater for  all level of swimmer and people interested in the water and the coast. 

Each participant will receive, a Swim Fest silicone swim hat, and Swim Ireland finisher medal on the day. There will also be a special commorative gift celebrating 60 years of Ballina Salmon Festival. 

2,500m Competitive Event

600m Participation Event


This is a competitive and participation event

Before You Book

  • You must be able to swim the distance of the event that you have registered for. This Swim is for ages 16 and over only.
  • Due to the nature of Open Water Events, timings on event day are subject to change.
  • Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the event (except when in the water).
  • Tow floats are recommended.
  • Open to both wetsuits and non-wetsuit participants.
  • Please indicate on the registration form which category you will be in (Wetsuit OR Non -Wetsuit)