Nuns, hurling and 32 counties in 24 hours - the Ice Bucket Challenge reaches peak Irishness

As the craze dies down, it's been getting a bit more creative and a bit more Irish.

Nuns, hurling and 32 counties in 24 hours - the Ice Bucket Challenge reaches peak Irishness

As the Ice Bucket Challenge craze slowly peters out, it also has been getting a bit more creative.

And a bit more Irish.

Yesterday we had the wonderful Redemptoristine nuns from Dublin complete what has to be the happiest Challenge yet.

Next up, we have Domhnall O'Donovan who combined 'engineering with hurling to achieve desired wetness'.

It's pretty ingenious, in fairness - and it adds a a nice element of surprise to the whole thing as he doesn't know exactly when it's going to hit.

And Elaine Martin took it a step further and did the Challenge in all 32 counties in Ireland in just 24 hours.

Impressive but she must have been freezing for the entire trip.

Elaine writes:

"I was absolutely frozen and soaked but I never got a cold so I'm delighted and proud I completed my challenge."

Fair play to Elaine and Domhnall!

That must be it now, right?

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