15 of the Best Action Packed Events this Christmas

Luckily there’s no shortage of fun-filled events to ensure you get your outdoor fix over the festive season.

By Killian Andersen

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The Very Best Christmas Swims in Ireland

Dive into the holiday season and check out 12 of the best Christmas Day swims in Ireland that are sure to add some excitement to your celebrations.

By Heather Snelgar

Open Water Swimming: All Year Around

Open Water Swimming in Winter: Essential Tips & Kit

Get out the pool and dive into your nearest lake, river, or ocean and embrace open water swimming 365 days a year. Here’s what you need to know!

By Outsider

Open Water Swimming: Tips for getting started

If you’ve been keen to dip your toe into open water swimming but haven’t been sure where to start, then you’re in the perfect place. Here are our top tips to get you started.

By Outsider


Shattered Dreams: One Man’s Failed Attempt to Sail Solo Around the Globe

Sixty-year-old Sailor Enda O’Coineen was aiming to become the first Irish person to sail single handed around the world in the Vendée Globe solo race, however, it didn’t go to plan.

By Outsider

Hiking: A Beginner’s Guide to Exploring the Mountains

Here are our 11 top tips to keep you safe and sound up the mountain, from the mouths of the experts themselves, the Dublin and Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team.

By Outsider

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 Heather Snelgar


Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge: Everything You Need to Know

By Outsider

How to Train for Your First Ultra Marathon

Ready to commit to your first (and what we're sure won't be your last) ultramarathon? Here are all our top tips for running your first ultra.

By Orla O'Muiri

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Open Water Swimming: Top Tips from Olympian Keri-Anne Payne

Triple Olympian in the 10k marathon swimming event, Keri Anne Payne shares her top open water swimming tips with Outsider.ie.

By Outsider


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