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Gavan Hennigan



Gavan Hennigan is an Irish Extreme Environment Athlete who hails from Galway. He has worked worldwide as a deep-sea saturation diver for over 10 years, diving to depths of 200m to perform heavy construction on oil rigs.

During his time off, Gavan has adventured to all 7 continents, climbing and snowboard mountaineering in Antarctic, Arctic, Alaska, Ultra Running at home in Ireland and he has completed two of the longest and toughest Winter Ultras in the world. Through both of these events Gavan has raised over €12,000 for local Galway charities.


Jigsaw Galway is a free and confidential service supporting the mental health and well-being of people aged 15 – 25 in Galway city and county. Jigsaw’s aim is to support young people in Galway who are struggling, to ensure they get the support they need, when and where they need it.

Cancer Care West is dedicated to providing support to anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis in a safe, nurturing and accessible environment. We aim to provide a holistic service that complements medical treatment through the provision of residential accommodation and support services. Patient support is the central focus of everything we do. Our priorities are to equip all those we meet with the practical and emotional support they need to maintain peace of mind and quality of life.


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