Brave rowers finish 1,000-mile trek around coast of Ireland today

A team of rowers are completing a 1,000-mile journey around the coast of Ireland today.

The crew who set out from Bray on the May 30 last will arrive back in Wicklow this afternoon.

The rowers are raising money for the charity Cystic Fibrosis Ireland and have raised over €75,000 so far.

Brave rowers finish 1,000-mile trek around coast of Ireland today

Organiser of Row-Around-Ireland Ger Crowley said it was a challenging task to undertake.

“There were hairy moments obviously when you go out in the North Atlantic it is very unpredictable,” he said.

“We have no safety boat, we have no back-up boat with us or boat to accompany us around so when we headed out to sea, it was an adventure every time.

“I must say thankfully that the weather was good to us and kind to us, conditions were chosen as to when we went out.”

Brave rowers finish 1,000-mile trek around coast of Ireland today

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