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Easkey Britton Talks Surfing Across Barriers In Iran
Surfing
#Surfing - Surfing has the power to bring people together across cultural and gender barriers, according to Easkey Britton, whose talk at the recent TEDxDublin event has now been posted online. "It's as if the salt water literally dissolves those…
Irish-Australian Surfer Edges Closer To Third World Title
Surfing
#Surfing - Irish-Australian surfing star Mick Fanning built up a 6,000-point lead on his closest rival, surf legend Kelly Slater, to win the Quiksilver Pro France title yesterday (4 October). And as the Sydney Morning Herald reports, the win edges…
Surfing's Wave Of Popularity Is Good For Tourism
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#Surfing - Herald.ie reports on a new drive by Irish tourism chiefs to attract surfers to our shores. The Discover Ireland campaign has been launched in time for the popular winter surfing season in Ireland. Despite the cold temperatures, winter…
Mullaghmore Makes Another List of World's Best Surf Spots
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#Surfing - Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo keeps making an impression - as the Irish Independent reports it's been named by travel guide Lonely Planet as one of the top surfing spots in the world. The big wave mecca has…
Surfing Is Powerful Therapy For Autistic Children
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#Surfing - The therapeutic power of the waves is being used by an Irish network of surfing camps to help children with autism connect with their families and each other. Afloat.ie previously reported on the Surf2heal programme in Tramore -…
Mullaghmore Head Makes List Of 'Surprising' Surf Spots
Surfing
#Surfing - Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo has made the list of USA Today's 'World's Most Surprising Surf Spots' alongside such destinations as Dubai, India, Iceland and the River Severn. "The countryside isn't all that's green in Ireland," the paper…
Wexford Gets On The Surfing Map With First Surf School
Surfing
#Surfing - Wexford now has its first ever dedicated surf school - thanks to two enterprising brothers. The Wexford People reports on The Surf Shack in Curracloe, established by Chad and Jack-Tim Murray in an effort to put the Sunny…
Surfing Film Unites Descendants of Blaskets King
Surfing
#Surfing - The Blasket Islands are the setting for a new documentary following the exploits of two surfers descended from the ancestral 'king' of the island chain. IrishCentral reports on The Crest, the story of two distant cousins from opposite…
Radio Stars Bring The Noise to Bundoran for Sea Sessions Surf Fest
Surfing
#Surfing - Two national broadcasters will base themselves in Bundoran this week ahead of the Sea Sessions Surf Music Festival at the weekend. Today FM’s KC Show will broadcast live from the Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat Station tomorrow 19 June and…
Galway Windsurfers Set Paddle Board Record
Surfing
#Surfing - A trio of Galway windsurfers completed the 95km round trip to and from the Aran Islands last weekend - setting a new Irish record for stand-up paddle boarding in the process. The Irish Times reports on the successful…
Learn To Surf - Through Irish!
Surfing
#Surfing - Fancy learning to surf as Gaeilge? One surf school in the sunny southeast is giving international visitors the opportunity to do just that. The Freedom Surf School in Tramore, Co Waterford offers 'Ireland's only accredited surfing certificate course…
Ireland's Hall Knocks Out World Surfing Champ At Rio Pro
Surfing
#Surfing - Irish surfer Glenn Hall pipped reigning ASP world champion Joel Parkinson for a place in the quarter-finals of the Billabong Rio Pro this week, as Australia's SBS News reports. Thirty-one-year-old Hall - who was born in New South…
Cornish Surf Pro Rides Ireland's Immense Winter Waves
Surfing
#Surfing - Cornish surfing pro Tom Lowe took on Ireland's incredible winter waves, and has the video to prove it! Shot by fellow Cornwall native Mickey Smith, the clip - via Surf Around Ireland - shows Lowe paddling into some…
Sligo Surf Café Is A Foodie Success
Surfing
#Surfing - A café-owning couple with twin passions for cooking and surfing have turned their successful business into an equally successful cookbook. As reported on Surfers Village, Jane and Myles Lamberth were recently featured on the UTV series James Nesbitt's…
Spectacular Winter Surfing Captured On Video At Home And Abroad
Surfing
#Surfing - Iceland, of all places, may not be known as a surfing hot-spot - but Irish wave rider Eoin McCarthy Deering has made something of the freezing swell, as the video above demonstrates. The clip, via IrishCentral, was captured…
South African Surfer Stranded In Shark-Ridden Seas
Surfing
#Surfing - A South African surfer has survived a terrifying ordeal after being stranded alone in shark-infested waters in the Indian Ocean. As Channel 4 News reports, 50-year-old Brett Archibald had been with friends on an overnight boat crossing from…

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