Everyone at the lake was staring at us. I guess it’s human nature, when you hear a blood curdling scream to stop and stare. My 8-year-old son was screaming like he was in an audition for Jaws, and my 7-year-old daughter was swimming out to the middle of the lake, laughing hysterically at the excitement […]Continue reading "The Miracle by Emma Callanan"
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!"
Thanks to Choice Hotel Group, all new Me and the Water members from July 10 to August 16 will be entered into a prize draw to win a hotel break and family Open Water activity From coast to coast, Choice Hotel Group hotels are located in the popular cities of Galway and Dublin, as well […]Continue reading "Choice Hotel Group New Member Offer"
Sarah Kerrigan lives for her time in the sea with friends and family, drinking in nature, and enjoying a low impact exercise where her (dis)ability isn’t a factor.Continue reading "Once the leg is off – the craic and chats are go!"
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"
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"
One of the joys of swimming outside is the opportunity to indulge your wild side and explore new locations from the water. However, swimming in new and unsupervised locations increases the risks. This doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t swim in these placesContinue reading "How To Choose Where To Get In For Your Swim"