Ahead of next month’s European C Group Championships in Rotterdam, let’s met our Irish team members.
First up, from the ladies team, one of our newest members………
Name – Margarita Sweeney-Baird
Age – 54
Occupation – Inclusive Skating Charity Trustee and University Lecturer in Law. Currently doing a PhD at the University of Edinburgh.
Status – Single
Years curling – 2 (although I did learn how to throw a stone many years ago in Crossmyloof)
Home club and ice rink – Bearsden and Braehead
Favourite sport outside curling to watch – and to play – Ice skating
Who would you really like to meet? Ottavio Cinquanta
Favourite TV programme – Gray’s Anatomy
Favourite holiday destination and why? Zermatt, Switzerland for skiing skating and curling
Tell us something about yourself that will surprise people – I was Scottish Ladies Ice Skating Champion
You can save one prized possession. What is it? – My home
Who would you choose to be marooned on a desert island with?
Sum yourself up in five words – sunshine barbie, intelligent, kind and happy