Swimming Ireland
EXPLORE,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  November 2023

Swimming watercolours in County Mayo, Ireland

From golden lough swims and yellow flat periwinkles to pale turquoise seas and grey skies, County Mayo’s swims are drawn from a painter’s palette. Susanne Masters explored the region’s sea and freshwater swimming spots

Last year, swimming on the northern edge of Connemara, my attention was caught by distant peaks.

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