Moville Lighthouse Swim

Moville’s Lighthouse swim is going to take place, this year, on July 16th.

From  Peadar McKevitt, the swim organiser.


I hope you are all doing fine and looking forward to the biggest ever
5th Annual Moville Lighthouse Swim this summer?

We have now opened our advance registration to you as a previous MLS
swimmer, or following your pre-registration, please find below a link to
an online Registration & Waiver Form (via Google docs).
Moville Lighthouse Swim 2016 JUly 16th- online Registration & Waiver Form -

Should you wish to participate as a swimmer in MLS 2016, please complete the online form as soon as possible. 

No Registration Fee

This year, as per previous years, there will be no registration or entry fee – but as many swimmers requested last year, we have added the option for participants to make an (optional) online donation to charity.

We have listed Aware Northern Ireland and Aware Republic of Ireland, and feel free to make a donation to a charity of your choice, and/or setup your own funding page.

Aware ROI in EURO

Aware NI in GBP

Note that MLS 2016 has been included in the CLWF H2O Play Series ( representing “8 swims – 15km – Can you got the distance?” & this email is being sent out to over 80 individuals.

Record Number of Swimmers

We are planning for 100 Swimmers this year, and expect the places to fill up fast, so please complete & return your online registration asap to ensure your participation.

In a few days, MLS 2016 registration will open to the public on the website & Facebook pages.

Also, if you know of any individuals/volunteers that might be willing to assist on the day, with timekeeping & stewarding, please ask them to get in touch.

More exciting news to follow in the coming weeks…

Best regards for now and swim on!

Peadar 🙂

Swimmers By Year

YEAR No. Swimmers 2011 1 (Proof of concept) 2012 15 2013 25 2014 39 2015 85 (50 targeted) 2016 100 (target)

Lighthouse Swim Timetable

*** MLS 2016 Sat 16th July, 09:00 Moville Pier – Provisional Timings ***

09:00 Arrive/Assemble at Moville Pier

09:30 Registration Confirmation

10:30 Safety Briefing

11:00 Photo shoot Pierside

11:10 Photo shoot Slipway

11:20 Enter Water

11:30 MLS 2015 swim start (Low tide at 11:40 Moville)

11:50 Expected first Swimmer back

12:20 Expected Last swimmer back

12:30 Awards/Presentation at Moville Pier

*** MLS 2016 Sat 16th July, 09:00 Moville Pier – Provisional Timings ***