Category: Presentations

2019 Presentation

Recently cheques for €25,000 were presented to Barretstown camp and Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin by Brian & Laura Daly. The funds raised were the result of their annual  ‘Ian Daly Swim A Mile With A Smile’.  2019 was the 16th year of the swim and in that time the event has raised over €607,000 which has been divided equally between Barretstown and Crumlin.

Our Lady’s Hospital Presentation

Barretstown Presentation

Thank you to all the swimmers who took part and to their generous sponsors. It is through your continued support that the event has continued to run each year.

We look forward to next year’s event which will take place in the National Aquatic Center at the Sport Ireland Campus in Blanchardstown over two weekends in May 2020.  More details can be found closer to the date on the event website If anyone is interested in taking on the challenge and taking part in next year’s event they can email Brian & Laura on There is also a training plan on this website to help you build up to the swim.

If anyone is interested in taking on the challenge and taking part in next year’s event please Contact Us.


2018 Presentation

On 24th September 2018 we presented cheques to Barretstown and Our Lady’s Hospital. For more details see here 


2017 Presentation

Recently, at a ceremony in Crumlin hospital, cheques  totalling €27,000 were presented to representatives  from Crumlin Hospital and Barretstown. This was the sponsorship raised from the 2017  Ian Daly Swim A Mile With A Smile and brings  the total raised since the swim was started in 2004  to over  €552,000. A big  thank you to all our swimmers, clubs and sponsors  for their support.

The 2018 swim will take place on Sat & Sun 21st and 22nd April. We have again secured the use of the National Aquatic Centre [NAC] on both days. So if you wish to complete your 2018 swim in the NAC please note the dates in your diary.

Booking details and times will be sent out in January.

Crumlin & Barretstown Presentation 2017

St. Wolstan’s Community School

Thank you to St. Wolstans Transition Year, Celbridge  for raising over €845 for this year’s Ian Daly Swim A Mile With A Smile.

Pictured here is Irena Egan presenting the cheque to Brian Daly from the Ian Daly Swim A Mile with a Smile.

Thanks and Well done to all. Looking forward to next year already!

St Wolstans Presentation

Johnstown House Leisure Centre

Brian Daly receiving a cheque for €2,000 from Johnstown House Leisure Centre, the proceeds of the Ian Daly Swim A Mile with a Smile event held at the hotel in April 2017. Congratulations to all and thank you from both of our charities who benefit.

Johnstown house hotel

2015 Presentation

2015 Cheque Presentation

Cheques totalling €34,200 from the money raised during the 2015 Ian Daly Swim A Mile with a Smile being presented to Crumlin Hospital and Barretstown.

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