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Watersport Business Big Style Has Big Ambitions For Dun Laoghaire Harbour

3rd October 2019
Stand-up paddling to Dalkey Island with Big Style Stand-up paddling to Dalkey Island with Big Style Photo: Big Style

An Irish watersport business that’s reached as far afield as East Africa has future plans for Dun Laoghaire, where one of its co-founders grew up.

DublinLive profiles Big Style, which developed over the last six years out of kitesurfing lessons offered in Ringsend by Monkstown man Kris Goodbody and now comprises a surf lodge in Co Mayo as well as a base in Tanzania.

The firm also runs stand-up paddleboarding lessons in Dun Laoghaire Harbour, where Goodbody and his partners are considering establishing a more permanent base.

"I'd love for Dun Laoghaire’s potential to be realised,” he says, adding: “If Dun Laoghaire council let it happen and are open to some new, exciting ideas, and we put the time in, we could rejuvenate how people use the harbour. There's so much to be done there.”

DublinLive has much more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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