Author Archives: Colin Cooney

Colin Cooney

About Colin Cooney

Surfer, Amateur photographer and Garden Designer. Co Owner of Surf Around Ireland....need to know more, get in touch!

New Camera – Canon EOS Rebel 1000D D-SLR

I’ve been taking my photos for the blog with a run of the mill digital camera and the quality wasn’t great so I thought it was time I upgraded! I splashed out slightly and got a great package on ebay….

Tullan – Test Riding a few Powersource Boards

After being down with Mark (Powersource Surfboards) last weekend checking out what he had to offer; Colin and myself returned today to test out a couple of his boards… the only wave around was Tullan, about 2 foot or so…

Accommodation in Bundoran

Bundoran has become one of the biggest surfing towns in the Country with nearby beach breaks such as Tullan, Streedagh and Rossnowlagh and of course the famous ‘Peak’ in the centre of the town. With the boom in surfing over…

Surfing Etiquette

Surf etiquette is something that all surfers should have a knowledge about, it isn’t just applicable to top surfers or surfers in America or Australia but to all surfers and all waters. The first point to understand is that the…

Surf Day Trip: Streedagh 3rd July 2010

It was on the lips of nearly every surfer all week long- the larger than normal summer swell coming in from the West. WindGuru had it charted at around 4.4 metres high. We kept an eye on the winds all…

SeaSessions 2010 Bundoran

I’ve finally recovered!… so in it’s third year Seasessions is really stepping up to the plate. I was at it the first year back in 2008 but this time it was in a bigger league. Having Friday and Monday off…

Brazilian Music & Tow-In Surfing

While chatting to one of my Brazilian mates (Bruno) on facebook he directed me onto his website: Art Project Floripa. A.R.T.Project, as it is known, is a musical venture that brings surf music, hip-hop, reggae and rock n’ roll together…

Keypod: Keep Your Car Keys Safe While Surfing

There has always been a trust among the surf community regarding belongings… especially cars. I don’t think this trust has declined or that it should but one thing is for sure it is no longer safe to leave the keys…

Sipping Jetstreams

Sipping Jetstreams, directed by Taylor Steele is an amazing movie bringing the audience a variety of secluded, beautiful surf locations and one thing is for sure this movie is all about the surfing; personalities, fame, or ego’s don’t get a…

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