Swimming and Spring Cleaning

It's been a fantastic couple of days in all kinds of ways. Not only was the sun shining and the birds singing but there seems to be a real shift in my energy levels - at long last! Good people also seem to be popping up from everywhere too. Firstly the wonderful lady who gave... Continue Reading →

Falling for the Ladies Brae

Yesterday was one of the best days. You know the kind where you have nothing planned but on the spur of the moment decide to go somewhere? Well meself and himself hopped in the car and headed to the Ladies Brae. The Ladies Brae is around a ten minute drive from Coolaney, it's a gorgeous... Continue Reading →

Avena Leisure Centre

When Jono had his check up in Dublin the consultant told him to try physiotherapy in a swimming pool to help his back pain. The only problem was he can only do about 15 minutes a week at the moment so joining a leisure centre would have been expensive and the sports centre would be... Continue Reading →

Under the sea

Two weeks ago I was scared of the sea (and heights) - until I went out coasteering with Wave Sweeper in Belmullet, Co. Mayo. How things have changed. I now love swimming in the sea so much that I want my own wetsuit. To my delight Mark from Wave Sweeper has some water activities taking... Continue Reading →

Sligo Triathlon Club Try-a-tri

I was asked to go along today and take photos of the Try-a-tri event. It involved athletes new to triathlons to try-a-tri. It's the first time I've ever taken photos at a swimming pool so I wasn't sure how they would turn out. I was pleased enough with the results though. After the athletes swam... Continue Reading →

Lough Gill Hospice Swim 2013

Yesterday was the Lough Gill Swim in aid of North West Hospice 2013.  Brave swimmers took to the water at Parke's Castle, Leitrim and swam the 10km to Doorly Park, Sligo. The event is the brain child of Paul McGarry. Paul sadly lost his nephew Neil McGarry to cancer.  The excellent care he received at... Continue Reading →

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