Blind journalist to paddle length of Shannon for charity

Blind journalist to paddle length of Shannon for charity

A blind journalist is planning to paddle the length of the river Shannon from today and until Sunday in aid of charity.

Wesley Bourke is aiming to cover 100 kilometres a day with his paddling partner in the first three days of the challenge.

The pair is raising funds for Wesley's former school, ChildVision, which is Ireland's only national education centre for blind children.


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