Saturday February 22, 2020

Holiday Special: Suit up for an Irish summer

We might not be able to count on the weather, but that doesn't mean the whole family can't have fun outdoors, writes Roisin Finlay.

12th May, 2012
Katie Moody enjoys pier jumping in Skerries, while Frankie Lyons, JJ Dunne and Kim Mullan look on from sea kayaks. Photo: Malcolm McGettigan

"The first thing you need to do if you're staying in Ireland for your holidays is embrace the weather," says Derek Moody, co-owner of Adventure sports store Great Outdoors in Dublin. "If you get the right gear, the Irish weather isn't any reason to not have an amazing holiday here."

As a purveyor of outdoor wear and goods, it may be in Moody's interests to make such a statement, but he is also a practitioner...

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