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Black Tie Gala for Galway Student Sub Aqua Club
Diving
#DIVING - Dry suits and SCUBA gear were swapped for tuxedos and ballgowns recently as the NUIG/GMIT Sub Aqua celebrated its 50th anniversary ball at the Galway Bay Hotel. Guest speakers on the night of dinner and dancing included as…
Naas Sub Aqua Club Seeking New Members
Diving
#DIVING - Naas Sub Aqua Club is looking for new members from the East coast and the Midlands as it prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Leinster Leader reports. The Co Kildare-based diving club is one of the most…
Irishman Breaks Longest SCUBA Dive Record
Diving
#DIVING - Irish diver Paul Devane has smashed the Guinness World Record for the longest cold saltwater SCUBA dive in his second attempt. Diving.ie reports that Devane set a time of 13 hours and 4 minutes off Killary in Co…
Video Shows Divers Exploring Carinthia Wreck Off Donegal
Diving
#DIVING - WorldIrish have done it again with another great video find - this time following a team of divers off Donegal as they explore the wreck of the RMS/HMS Carinthia. On 6 June 1940, during the Second World War,…
Galway Student Sub-Aqua Club Celebrates 50 Years Underwater!
Diving
#sub-aqua – In the year of its 50th anniversary, the NUIG/GMIT Sub-Aqua Club officially launched its new Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), Alice Perry, at a special ceremony in NUI Galway recently. Launched by NUI Galway's Vice-President for the Student Experience,…
NUI Galway Hosts Talk on Historical Wreck Diving in Ireland
Diving
#DIVING - The Sub-Aqua Club at NUI Galway and the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology welcomes diving expert Edward Bourke to the NUI Galway campus on 18 October to give a talk on historical wreck diving in Ireland. The talk will…
Irish Free Diver Pushes The Limits of The Human Body
Diving
#DIVING - An Irish free diver has told the Irish Examiner how he plunged the equivalent of a 15-storey building beneath the surface of the Red Sea on a single held breath. Fergus Callagy's breathtaking feat is a highlight of…
Business Booming for Kinsale Couple's Dive Boat Enterprise
Diving
#DIVING - The Sunday Independent recently highlighted a SCUBA cruise business in Kinsale that's going from strength to strength. Scuba Addicts was set up by husband-and-wife team Graham and Anne Ferguson in the summer of 2009, initially on a whim…
Diver Treated for 'The Bends' in Northern Ireland
Diving
#DIVING - BBC News reports that a man suspected to be suffering from 'the bends' after a dive in Galway was treated in Northern Ireland at the weekend. The diver was airlifted to the decompression chamber in Craigavon by Irish…
World Record Attempt by Irish-Raised Diver
Diving
#DIVING - Deep sea diver Sean McGahern is currently attempting the world record for cold water open sea diving in Malta. The Times of Malta reports that McGahern - who was born in England but raised in Ireland before moving…
Dive Ireland Expo Returns
Diving

Dive Ireland Expo Returns

13th February 2012
#DIVING - Dive Ireland 2012, Ireland's only dedicated dive expo, promises to be bigger, better and feature more speakers, exhibits and workshops - everything for the dive professional as well as the complete beginner. The 21st Annual International Dive Show,…
Record-Setting SCUBA Diver is Ireland's First Professor of Midwifery
Diving
#DIVING - A Guinness World Record holding SCUBA diver has been appointed as Ireland's first ever Professor of Midwifery, the Galway Advertiser reports. Prof Declan Devine, who is a leading seararcher and scholar in the field, will take up the…
Body of Cave Diver Recovered After Six Days
Diving
A British rescue team has finally recovered the body of the Polish man who died while cave diving in Co Galway, some six days after he was first reported missing. http://afloat.ie/watersport/diving/ As previously reported on Afloat.ie, 34-year-old Artur Kozlowski failed…
Cave Divers Body Recovered from Galway Cave
Diving
The body of award winning cave diver Artur Kozwolski has been recovered six days after he was reported missing in a Galway cave. His body was brought to the surface yesterday by a Brititsh specialist cave team who were hampered…
Efforts Resume to Recover Body of Cave Diver
Diving
Efforts are resuming today to recover the body of a Polish man who died while cave diving near Gort in Co Galway. http://www.afloat.ie/watersport/diving/ The Irish Independent reports that Artur Kozlowski, 34, failed to emerge as expected from the flooded cave…
Search to Resume for Missing Cave Diver
Diving
The search will resume today for a Polish diver reported missing yesterday near Gort in Co Galway. http://www.afloat.ie/watersport/diving/ The Irish Times reports that the man, believed to be in his 30s, was exploring a cave in the area solo yesterday…

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