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Irish Surfer Missing Off Eastern Australian Coast
Surfing
#Surfing - The Irish Times reports that the search for an Irish surfer missing since Saturday morning (19 July) off Cape Byron in Australia was suspended earlier today in fading light and treacherous conditions. The 19-year-old was surfing with two…
Women of All Ages Learn Surfing in Lahinch
Surfing
#surfing – Surfing, yoga, belly dancing: it's time to head for the beach and dip your toes in the sea! Lahinch will be heating up as host town to hundreds of women at Mermaids, the Irish Surfing Association's national women's…
Irish Setter On The Crest Of A Wave At Japanese Surfing Spot
Surfing
#Surfing - We've featured surfing dogs on Afloat.ie before, but this video from half-way round the world shows a new champion waveriding pooch with an Irish pedigree. As The Asahi Shimbun reports, Pinocchio - or Pino for short - is…
NI's Longest Beach Set For Third Disabled Surfing Fest
Surfing
#Surfing - The third annual Long Line Disabled Surf Festival will take place at Limavady's Benone Strand on Saturday 14 June, according to the Londonderry Sentinel. Afloat.ie previously reported on the inaugural event hosted by the Long Line Surf School…
Videos Capture Thrills Of Ireland's Best Surfing Spots
Surfing
#Surfing - Looking for somewhere to hit the waves as summer's sunny days loom on the horizon? IrishCentral has got you covered with some spectacular videos of Ireland's top surfing spots. From the Causeway Coast to the big wave haunts…
NI Surfers Wanted To Help Break Unique World Record
Surfing
#Surfing - The Belfast Telegraph reports that surfers across Northern Ireland are being sought to help break a unique surfing world record later this year. Portrush surf school proprietor Carl Russell is planning the bid to set a new record…
Surfing Rises On Causeway Coast This Easter Weekend
Surfing
#Surfing - The News Letter has the lowdown on this weekend's Causeway Coast Surf Festival in Portrush. This marks the second year of the festival, hosted by the Causeway Coast Surf Club, that mixes surfing with beach and street sports…
Free Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Weekend For Women at the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire
Surfing
#surfing – The Irish Surfing Association (ISA) is planning to introduce up to 500 girls and women to Stand Up Paddle, one of the world's fastest growing water sports, at a weekend for women on the 10/11 May at one…
Ireland's Top Surfing Spots - In Infographic Form
Surfing
#Surfing - Do you know the best places to surf in Ireland? Perhaps you've read our many stories on the brave and bold waveriders at Mullaghmore Head. Or the dangerous surf at Lahinch in Co Clare that caused significant damage…
Now It's Wave Rage With Tirade Over Surf Rights in Cornwall
Surfing
#surfing – 'F*** off back to England you ****!' A surfer who allegedly rode another surfers wave has been racially abused on a Cornish beach by a stand-up paddle boarder (SUP) who appears to consider Cornwall another country. Longboarder Phil Brown,…
Irish Surfing Intervarsities On Achill Island This Weekend
Surfing
#Surfing - Students from all over Ireland will be taking to the waves off Achill Island for this weekend's Irish Surfing Intervarsities, as the Mayo Advertiser reports. Keel Beach will be the venue for the two-day contest that kicks off…
Surf Pro Easkey Britton Relates The Shape She's In
Surfing
#Surfing - Irish surfing 'game changer' Easkey Britton shares some of the secrets of her day-to-day life with the Irish Examiner's 'Shape I'm In' column this weekend. Britton - who made waves last year via a film that documented her…
Prowlers Surf Well Worth The Wait For Big Wave Riders
Surfing
#Surfing - The Irish Times was on hand earlier this week to capture six daring surfers' excursion to the secret swell spot known as Prowlers. Big Wave Award contender Kurt Rist was among the group who had waited three years…
Shore Shots Surf Film Fest Returns Next Month
Surfing
#Surfing - Following last year's successful inaugural event, the Shore Shots Irish Surf Film Festival is returning in 2014 to the appropriately named Light House Cinema in Dublin's Smithfield on 5-6 April. After one of the best winters on record…
Mullaghmore Surf Produces More 'Big Wave Award' Contenders
Surfing
#Surfing - Cornish surfer Tom Butler is in the running for this year's Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards thanks to this stunning ride under the crest of a giant wave off Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo earlier this month, thanks…
Funding Gives A Boost To NI's First Autism Surf Club
Surfing
#Surfing - A Portrush surf school will continue its links with a programme encouraging social inclusion for people with autism thanks to a funding award from Sport Northern Ireland. As the Coleraine Times reports, the £3,750 (€4,536) award goes to…

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