coastal living

Coastal splendour in southern Cork can be yours for €1.475m

Sandycove Lodge in Kinsale was designed to make full use of its spectacular views of the ocean, and there are inviting glimpses of the sea from almost every aspect

Sandycove Lodge, Sandycove Island, Kinsale in Co Cork: this idyllic four-bedroomed home was constructed in 1998

Of all the outdoor pursuits that have grown in popularity over the past few years, open water swimming must come out on top.

Swim Ireland, the national governing body for swimming and associated water activities across the entire country, records a membership of 18,000 and growing. There are now so many recognised natural spots in and around our island that all the dedicated wild swimmer has to do is cast off the dry robe and ...