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#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…
#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 - 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 - 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 - 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, last week's first episode introduced a number of…
#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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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…
Lahinch Surf City: Surfers Want To Put Clare Town On The Map
#Surfing - Could Lahinch be Ireland's 'surf city'? That's the aim of a group of local surfing entrepreneurs, according to the Irish Examiner. More than a 18 months after the Co Clare coastal town was battered by unprecedented winter storms,…
Talks Continue On Safety Measures For Australian Beach Where Irish Surfer Disappeared
#Surfing - Decisions on what actions should be taken to improve safety for swimmers and surfers after the disappearance of an Irish man south of Australia's Gold Coast have yet to be made more than a year after the tragedy.…
Shark Attack Surfer Gets Back In The Water
#Surfing - Irish-Australian surfer Mick Fanning has vowed to get back on his board after his close call with a shark off the South African coast last week. According to The Irish Times, the surfing champ has already resumed paddling…
Irish-Australian Surfer Escapes Shark Attack In South Africa
#Surfing - Irish-Australian surf pro Mick Fanning has become a viral sensation after video of him fighting off a shark attack during a surfing contest wowed the internet. As the Irish Examiner reports, Fanning was taking part in the final…
Strandhill Tops Surfing Spots On Wild Atlantic Way
#Surfing - Strandhill in Co Sligo is the number one spot for surfing in Ireland, according to a new celebration of the best towns to catch waves along the Wild Atlantic Way. In the words of, the small village…
Cancer Survivor To 'Stand Up' For An Rás Mór At Ocean To City Cork Harbour Festival
#StandUpPaddle - Jason Conniry is set to make it a first for Cork's An Rás Mór during the Ocean to City Cork Harbour Festival this coming June bank holiday weekend - plying the long-distance rowing course by stand-up paddle board.…

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