Five children go the extra mile for Enniskillen RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Five young members of Lough Erne Yacht Club went the extra mile for the RNLI when they held a mini Triathlon for the life saving charity.

Bob Torrens

They paddled, cycled and ran raising £310 for Enniskillen Lifeboat Station, based at the Club. Emma Brines and Emily Torrens along with Peter Brines, Charlie Valentine and Adam Torrens are here presenting the cheque to Lifeboat crew members Olivia Crosgrove, Padraig Lunny and Brian McAleer, Helm. The young sailors would like to thank Club members, family and friends for their support.

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