Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment Supports Project Empower

Project Empower 2022 consists of  – “Damian Browne (explorer, peak performance athlete and former professional rugby player, hailing from Galway) and Fergus Farrell (former rugby player, a self-employed businessman and recent recoveree from a traumatic spinal injury which took Fergus a year to learn to walk again against all the odds) will complete an unsupported row across the Atlantic from New York City to Galway.  It will take Damian and Fergus a total 1.5 million oar strokes to cross the 3,000 nautical miles as part of this World Record Breaking attempt!” –

The team of Damien and Fergal are raising funds for 4 amazing Charities

Ability West –
Providing services and supports to children and adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism for sixty years.

Galway Simon Community –
At Galway Simon Community, we support a person’s right to security, dignity and wellbeing in their own home.

MADRA Dog Rescue –
Based in Connemara since 2005, MADRA Dog Rescue is a volunteer-led charity which rescues and rehabilitates unwanted, neglected, abused and abandoned dogs and rehomes them throughout Ireland

NRH Foundation –
Supporting adults and children in the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) on their individual rehabilitation journey


This is truly awe inspiring phenomenal stuff!!

The team at Pale Blue Dot® Recruitment donated 200 euro to this amazing challenge!


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