Choose your own adventure: ten epic challenges you can take on this summer

We compile a list of exhilarating journeys into Ireland’s great outdoors that will turn your mandatory staycation into a summer to remember

Take on your own challenge this summer, such swimming in cold water for 100 consecutive days. Picture: Getty

With the majority of races and challenges cancelled for another year it can be hard to motivate ourselves to step out of our comfort zone. And this isn’t helped by the fact that we have spent most of the past 18 months within a few kilometres of our homes, seeing a small handful of the same people. We’ve become so encased in our little bubbles that deviating from routine seems like an alien concept.

However, ...