This holiday season as lots of people do their annual winter dip, we meet just some of the people who swim in our seas and ocean, not just in summer, but all year around. From grief to burnout, and from career changes to community spirit, everyone has their own reason to swim, reports
In day two of our look at some of the artists of the Blackwater Valley Makers,chats with photographers and ceramicists, graphic designers and woodturners, and finds a scene and a place revitalised over the past year.
Privacy issues at one mental health facility were deemed to be at a critical level by the Mental Health Commission, which noted that due to overcapacity, one patient was not seen by a doctor because the patient had no bed.
The Government is being urged to keep its nerve and roll out its spending plans on roads, public transport, businesses, and education, to meet the threats of Brexit, trade wars, and the reforms of global tax regimes (which could undermine the country’s corporation tax).
They may be the stars’ puppy of choice, but pugs and certain other breeds can cost a small fortune to care for due to their inbred health problems, writes Sharon Ní Chonchúir They may be the stars’ puppy of choice, but pugs and certain other breeds can cost a small fortune to care for due to their inbred health problems, writes.
Paul Dunne may be starting his 2018 campaign on Thomas Bjorn’s European team at this weekend’s EurAsia Cup in Malaysia but the Irish star will not be fooled that he has one foot in the door for this year’s Ryder Cup.