Race Report: Dun Laoghaire Harbour Swim

13th August 2017 One of my goals every year, when I sit down in January, is to try something new. For 2017 I wanted to improve my swimming – I love getting out in the sea. My plan was to swim every month in the sea – starting in freezing cold January waters. The perfect … Continue reading Race Report: Dun Laoghaire Harbour Swim

Leinster Open Water Swim: Wicklow

16th June 2017 The last time I swam competitively was over 20 years ago when I took part in the Community Games in Mosney. I’m no fish, but I did the backstroke in the 4x25m medley relay. I diverge. Last Friday I took part in the Leinster Open Sea Swim event in Wicklow Town. They … Continue reading Leinster Open Water Swim: Wicklow

Snámh fada: Tramore

Tramore Bay is a fantastic crescent shaped bay and is a watersport lover’s paradise. Surfing, walking, kitesurfing, running, fishing...we have it all. You can swim on off the beach, but I prefer going out to a rocky inlet called the Guillamene. It’s a really popular spot for generations, with people swimming there all year round. Each year they … Continue reading Snámh fada: Tramore