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"
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"