Water conservation, dancers, pink hair and Gibraltar.

Hard to see the link between all of those?  Not in Myrtleville.

Denis Condon is a committed advocate of saving water.  In preparation for metering, he filled his jerry can last January and devised a system to re-use.  As you can see from the picture below, he douses himself after the swim and catches all of the water in his foot bath.  He then refills the can and has had the same 10L for five months.  Fair dues, Denis.  An example to us all 🙂

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Denis – never wastes a drop.

Other environmental activists around Myrtleville are the dancing duo of Bernie & Eddie.  They shun car heaters and central heating and warm up solely by synchronised dance.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Myrtleville Dance Troupe at weekly rehearsals – go, Eddie, go, go, go….

Siobhan posed for this herself, so I’m sure she won’t mind me saying her new hair colour is only beautiful.  She, however, was not saying that and nor was Claire Frost!

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Pretty in Pink (but washing it out in the sea ASAP) – Siobhan with Claire Frost.

Finally, one sensible picture.  Rian Herlihy continues her preparations for swimming the Straits of Gibraltar in June and was out in some lumpy water on Monday evening.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Carol with Rian Herlihy preparing to race to that ship in the distance. About 10 minutes for them.

Swimming Friday morning at 06.15 and Saturday at 08.15.  Swim Safe!

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