Boat by Inishbofin

Inishbofin: A Treasure Island of Ecotourism

Inishbofin is a tiny island 8km off the coast of Ireland that is punching above its weight for ecotourism. Outsider's Roisin discovers its hidden treasures.

By Helena Raraty

Sticking together in the Figaro

The Solitaire du Figaro: No Rest for David Kenefick

Irishman David Kenefick recently took on the Soltaire du Figaro as his first solo offshore racing experience. We hear his take on the exhausting experience.

By Helena Raraty

walking the grand canal

The Highs and Lows of Walking the Grand Canal

Jasper Winn fulfills a long-held ambition and walks the Grand Canal...in winter!

By Helena Raraty

best ski gear women

10 Pieces of Must-Have Ski Gear for Women

The ski season is upon us! Whether it’s a new ski jacket or a cosy pair of gloves you’re after, our handy list of the best women's ski gear has you covered.

By Helena Raraty

Killian Jornet scaling a mountain

Kilian Jornet Talks Training, Gruelling Victories and Summiting Everest Twice

Outsider’s Orla O’Muiri caught up with living legend Kilian Jornet to talk about his incredible achievements in 2017 and to find out what makes him tick.

By Helena Raraty

ski gear for men

9 Lust-Worthy Pieces of Ski Gear for Men

The ski season is upon us! Whether it’s a new ski jacket or a cosy pair of gloves you’re after, our handy list has you covered.

By Helena Raraty

Open Water Swimming: Everything You Need to Know

Open-water swimming is becoming increasingly popular in Ireland. But what’s it all about? Here is everything you need to know about open water swimming in Ireland.

By Helena Raraty

Canoeing on the River Foyle

Slow Adventure: Canoeing on the River Foyle

Outsider’s Heather Irvine spent two idyllic days canoeing on the River Foyle with Inish Adventures and loved every minute of it.

By Helena Raraty

Mike Jones’s Solo Paddle Round Ireland Odyssey

In June 2012 Mike Jones decided to attempt a solo paddle around Ireland in a record breaking 31 days. He shares how he got on and some of his best tips.

By Helena Raraty

Castlecomer Discovery Park Woodland

10 Kids’ Activities this Autumn: Banish the Back-to-School Blues!

Helen Vaughan uncovers some great events and activities to get your kids outdoors, and not in front of a screen, this autumn.

By Helena Raraty

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