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An artist's rendering of the winning design for the proposed new surfing and coastal community centre for Strandhill, Co Sligo
Surfing
#Surfing - A black rubber roof is one of the unusual features of the winning design for a new maritime centre in Strandhill, as the Sligo Champion reports. The vision for the new surfing and coastal community centre by London…
Portrush will host a tandem surfing contest for charity this Sunday 20 March
Surfing
#Surfing - Sign-ups are still welcome for a charity tandem surfing competition in Portrush this coming weekend, as the Coleraine Times reports. Waveriders will be lining up two-by-two on the East Strand this Sunday 20 March for the charity event…
Rossnowlagh Beach is a popular spot for beginner surfers
Surfing
#Surfing - A Donegal surfing school has raised €20,000 for its expansion via peer-to-peer lending, as Donegal Now reports. Fin McCool Surf School in Rossnowlagh aims to complete renovations of its new base in the town thanks to funds raised…
World Premiere For Surfing Documentary In Dingle Next Weekend
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#Surfing - A new documentary following two American descendants of the 'King of the Blaskets' as they surf the waves of their ancestral homeland will have its world premiere in Dingle next weekend. The Crest will be screened as part…
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#Surfing - He broke his neck in a horror surfing accident in the summer of 2014. But Mark Patterson was back at work within two months of his ordeal – and back on his board not long after. Speaking to…
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Jason Polakow is well known for his big wave exploits - often travelling the globe to search out the biggest and best waves on the planet and he's just completed his latest mission. With El Niño producing a colossal winter…
Surfing
#Surfing - A long-time professional surfer from Mayo is set to make waves in politics in the upcoming General Election, as the Clare Herald reports. Fergal 'Ferg' Smith, who can count starting an organic farm in Lahinch among his achievements…
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#Surfing - He's the Irish surfing hall-of-famer who "came out of nowhere". And now Joe Roddy is the subject of a fascinating radio documentary about his decades of aquatic exploits and ingenuity on Newstalk, both online and broadcast tonight (Saturday…
Surfing
#Surfing - Big storms bring big waves, as professional surfers in Ireland can attest on a regular basis. It also means that the current El Niño conditions in the Pacific have attracted the cream of the world's big-wave surfers to…
Surfing
#Surfing - An Irish wave enthusiast's 'surfing' video on the streets of Manchester has gone viral. As the Belfast Telegraph reports, Manchester University student Sean-Caio Dos Santos Corr from Derrylaughan made the clip for the craic after spotting traffic splashing…
Surfing
#Surfing - The history of big wave riding at Mullaghmore is the focus of the latest episode of Threading Edges, the new surfing video series from EPIC TV. As championed by JOE.ie, last week's first episode introduced a number of…
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#Surfing - One of big wave surfing's best kept secrets off the Clare coast has seen the area named among the top surf spots in the UK and Ireland, as the Clare Herald reports. Easkey in Co Sligo and The…
Surfing
#Surfing - Only two surfers retained their titles at a delayed Irish Nationals that saw 13 new champions crowned in Bundoran last weekend, as the Irish Examiner reports. Marginal surf was forecast for the third of three possible windows for…
Surfing
#Surfing - A new surfing exchange programme for young people is promoting cultural relations between the UK and Ireland. As the Cornish Guardian reports, up to 15 local teenagers will be selected to take part in the Wave Project exchange…
Surfing
#Surfing - Summer might already be a distant memory, but Ireland's surfing season is only just getting under way. And beyond the bigger wave hotspots like Sligo, which is set to host record-breaker Garrett McNamara at the second Surf Summit…
Record-Breaker McNamara Announced For Second Surf Summit
Surfing
#Surfing - Irish-American big wave surfing star Garrett McNamara is the first big name speaker announced for Sligo's Surf Summit this coming November. According to SportsNewsIreland, the man who set the record for the biggest wave ever surfed in 2012 – and broke his own record…

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