My Objects Of Desire: Russell Hart

The co-owner of Galway’s award-winning The Stop B&B talks sea swimming, favourite local haunts, and cool collectables

Russell Hart, co-owner of The Stop B&B in Galway: ‘There’s such a romance about the west.’ Picture: Nathalie Márquez Courtney

After 20 years, we’re beginning to learn that you can’t trust the weather in the west. These days, I always grab my swim bag when heading out the door for a walk, even if it’s raining. Inevitably, by the time you get to the beach the sun has come out and you get to go in for a beautiful swim.

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