Bressie is willing to take on the gruelling Liffey Descent (28k in a canoe) if €3,000 is raised for charity.
The thing is, the singer songwriter and TV star is afraid of the water and he only learnt to swim this year.
Here’s a video of Bressie describing his icharityu mission -
The Mullingar man, who earlier this year revealed that he suffers from severe anxiety disorder, has a fear of water, but has committed to taking on one of the most punishing water-based endurance events in the country – but only if €3,000 is raised for the charity he is an ambassador for, Lakelands Area Retreat and Cancer Centre (LARCC).
“I don’t like water and have a real fear of it,” Bressie said. “I’m still kind of wearing armbands!
“But I am willing to take on the Liffey Descent... if the target amount is raised for charity. It starts at the K Club in Kildare, in a canoe, and goes down through 12 or 13 weirs, which I found out are basically massive waterfalls, but weirs sounds less dangerous!”
The Liffey Descent is on Saturday September 28.
“I have decided that I will take this on if the money is raised through donations, so even if it’s just a couple of euro each from you, it’s appreciated,” Bressie said.
“So, if we can raise €3,000 over the next few weeks on icharityu.com for LARCC, I will do the Liffey Descent.
“I’m kind of up for it, but only if people raise the money, so if they don’t, I can’t do it and you won’t see me drown or I won’t die.
"So give us a few quid and let’s see what happens! If you want to donate to see me do this mission, please log on here.”
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