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Munster Schools Swimming Gala

The Munster Schools Swimming Gala took place on October 29th in the Gus Healy Memorial Pool in Douglas. Four representatives of St. Brigid’s, Killarney competed in a wide variety of events on the day. Ellen Farndon, 2nd year, and Eva Quinn, 3rd year, both took part in the 100m front crawl and came close to their personal best times of last season, a great achievement for the first competition of the year.
Eva also took part in the 100m backcrawl, and swam a fantastic race to come 1st in her heat. Aisling Coffey competed in the 200m IM race, which is one of the toughest races, and got a new personal best in the event. Aisling also raced in the 100m butterfly and placed 8th overall. Niamh Coffey, TY, raced in the 100m backrawl, getting a new personal best and coming 4th, and the 200m IM, placing her 3rd overall. A great day was had by all, and it was a fantastic first gala for the start of the season, with everyone getting a new personal best of being within a second of their best times.