What’s making you happy? Swimming in the nip, art therapy and singing at Mass

Here is what’s making you #IrishTimesHappy this week

Tell us what’s making you happy by emailing happy@irishtimes.com or tweet us using #IrishTimesHappy. Here are this week’s responses:

Nothing makes my son Luca happier than swimming in the nip – Nic by email

Singing at Mass in St Peter’s Basilica, Rome, with Il Coro Italiano di Dublin – Valerie by email

Hanging out with my two sisters in Greystones for the past three days. Happy days – Mary by email


What makes me happy: when my son (who has special needs) would like a brandy to drink with his dinner – Noel by email

A year ago this week I started Art Therapy. Things had never been so dreadful, I was in horrendous pain. There are no words to share how joyful it is to do normal ordinary Summer things with my boys today. Softplay coffee rocks – Fiona via twitter