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Meet The Galway Woman Rowing Across The Atlantic Solo

Hammerhead sharks, German sailors singing Happy Birthday and making friends with some Storm Petrel i...
Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

12:17 PM - 17 Jan 2022



Dermot & Dave

Meet The Galway Woman Rowing Across The Atlantic Solo

Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

12:17 PM - 17 Jan 2022

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Hammerhead sharks, German sailors singing Happy Birthday and making friends with some Storm Petrel is just the average day for Karen Weekes!

Meet The Galway Woman Rowing Across The Atlantic Solo

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The Munster Technological University lecturer is currently making her way across the Atlantic, completely solo.

 

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Dr Weekes is hoping to become the first Irish woman to complete the trek, and is currently a little over six weeks into her journey.

Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Karen revealed how she’s been getting on, how she manages to sleep and if she’s eaten all the nice biscuits yet!

You can catch the chat by clicking play above, and to find out more about Karen’s ‘She Can Do’ campaign, visit her website.


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