We’re giving Me and the Water members the chance to WIN a photo-shoot worth €500 for their Swim Group, complete with Me and the Water goodies! This photo-shoot will take place at your local swim spot and will provide you with memories to last a life-time! We’ll also feature some of the photos on Me…...Continue reading "WIN a photo-shoot for your Swim Group!"
History, nature writing and the Troubles. Kerri ni Dochartaigh’s new book recounts how nature and swimming kept her sane and helped her heal. By Ella Foote for Outdoor Swimmer Magazine Heaven and earth, the Celtic saying goes, are only three feet apart, but in thin places that distance is even shorter. They are places that…...Continue reading "Thin Places – an interview with swimming author Kerri ni Dochartaigh"
Tomás Lynn, Swim Ireland Open Water Programmes Coach It sounds simple but picture yourself, you’re learning to drive, trying to remember the brake from the clutch, checking your mirrors and trying not to stall.. For anyone who has learned to drive they will remember that it was a difficult process. Now what if I told…...Continue reading "Why do I forget to breathe?"
Our challenge for Me and the Water members in June is to commit to me and the water time every day in June – and hopefully raise some funds for the RNLI, whose volunteer lifeboat crews are always ready to support us, if we need them.Continue reading "30 Days Of Water tips"
Ever been down on the beach and wondered what the heck ‘The Claw’ is, or why people are talking about ‘swell’, or what they are going to use their ‘Vaseline’ for? Well, you’ve come to the right place!Continue reading "Open Water Swimming Lingo Glossary!"
We are delighted to open up entries to our first Me and the Water members Monthly Challenge – the Me and the Water Hat Photo Competition! We want to see photos of you and your Special Edition swimming hat, designed by the wonderful Cathy Hogan, having the best Me and the Water time! This competition […]Continue reading "Me and the Water Hat Photo Competition"
Siobhan Russell is a freelance professional photographer, who swims nearly every day throughout the year at Myrtleville Beach in Cork. She has been documenting the swimmers who swim there and their swims for nearly 10 yearsContinue reading "7 Photo Tips from Ocean Photographer Siobhan Russell"