Atlantic adventure oarsman to share experiences at LIT talk

first_imgLIT Launches unique new programme on Responding to Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control LIT Development & Public Engagement Manager, Seamus Hoyne, is awarded the SEAI Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Energy Award. Women in the Creative Arts to take centre stage at LIT’s International Women’s Day Flagship Event Advertisement Gavan HenniganADVENTURE oarsman Gavan Hennigan, who shattered the record for rowing across the Atlantic Ocean single handed will share his experiences at a talk in the LIT School of Art and Design this Thursday April 6.Covering over 5,000km, Gavan successfully rowed from the Azores to the Caribbean in 49 days and in doing so, shattered the 118 day record set by Limerick man Sean McGowan in 2010.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Adventurer and deep sea diver, Gavan Hennigan struggled with drug and alcohol dependancy in his youth before he reformed and tested himself with outdoor challenges.Gavan has a deep involvement in promoting self awareness amongst teenagers through his association, Jigsaw.His Atlantic row was in aid of Jigsaw and Gavan said the association is soon to open a branch office in Limerick.The new centre will provide vital support to Limerick young people with their mental health through free one to one therapeutic approach and workshops throughout local communities.Cullen Sailing Club are hosting the event as part of fundraising efforts for the club.See for more or tickets are available at the door on the night. Email WhatsApp Limerick Post Show | FOLM Project International Women’s Day LIT Printcenter_img Linkedin NewsAtlantic adventure oarsman to share experiences at LIT talkBy Staff Reporter – April 3, 2017 792 Previous articleIn Pics – Limerick defeat Wicklow in NFLNext articleOur Lady of Lourdes presents with Pure Imagination Staff Reporter Twitter TAGSCullaun Sailing ClubGavan HenniganLIT RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook LIT Graduation Ceremonies to take place on November 19 and 20.last_img

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