Inch Mile Swim

sat31aug11:30 amsat5:30 amInch Mile Swim

Event Details

Held in Rathmullen Co Donegal 

Inch Mile

The Inch mile and the 500 m event takes place at Rathmullan Beach, catering for all level of swimmer.  For the Inch Mile event, swimmers will be taken on the local ferry to the swim start point.

Each participant will receive a silicone Swim Ireland hat and Swim Ireland finisher medal.  There will be category prizes for both wetsuit and skin swimmers.

The is run in conjunction with Gartan Open Water Swimmers, Donegal Sports Partnerships and many local organisations in Rathmullen.

There will be a limited number of T-Shirts available to purchase on the  day (Participants who purchased T-Shirts in 2023 and were not refunded will receive them at the 2024 event)

This is a competitive and participation event

Before You Book

  • You must be able to swim the distance of the event that you have registered for. This Swim is for ages 16 and over only.
  • Due to the nature of Open Water Events, timings on event day are subject to change.
  • Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the event (except when in the water).
  • Tow floats are recommended.
  • Open to both wetsuits and non-wetsuit participants.
  • Please indicate on the registration form which category you will be in (Wetsuit OR Non -Wetsuit)

More Information and Book Tickets


(Saturday) 11:30 am - 5:30 am(GMT+01:00)


Gartan Open Water Swimmers

A group of swimmers who enjoy all the fantastic open water swimming Donegal has to offer, and organise a number of swim events during the year.

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Rathmullan Donegal

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