She came first in the unbelievable 22.3km Illes Formigues to Illes Medes swim in 9 hours, 33 minutes and 48 seconds, only one of 29 people EVER to complete the course.
In yesterdays event 40 commenced with only 4 finishing………
As well as recognition received by sportswomen.ie, the Irish Examiner today read; “Eilis is a legend in Cork swimming circles. She has taught thousands to swim and has trained many who have swam the English Channel”
Congratulations to all who attempted this amazing challange and well done again to our own ‘IRON LADY’ EILIS!