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!

Achill June Bank Holiday 2010 Surf Trip

So last weekend was another great weekend away with the gang – The June Bank Holiday weekend has become an annual date for our surf/camping trip to Achill Island and we’re just back from our third year in a row……

Surf Spots: Lahinch, Co. Clare.

Lahinch is one of the best known locations for surfing in Ireland. The town has numerous surf shops and schools and you can’t turn a corner without seeing a surfboard somewhere. The main surf break here is along a relatively…

Seven Days Releasing Their Debut Single ‘Outside’

Just a quick mention that one of the best up and coming bands in the Country are releasing their debut single Friday 4th June called ‘Outside’. I’ve been following these guys for the past couple of months now and I’m…

Seasessions 2010 Bundoran – Surf & Music Festival

On the 25th of June Bundoran once again turns into not only a surfing destination but also party central with the Seasessions Surf & Music Festival. This June Bundoran will be alive with the sound of great tunes as festival…

Wet & Wild Weekend For Women in Ennischrone!

Attention all surf chicks and those of you (women) who just want to hit the coast for the weekend, Ennischrone Beach is calling you for a ‘Wet & Wild’ weekend! On 29th and 30th May the Irish Surfing Association will be…

Jellyfish Around Irish Waters

I’m sure most of ye have seen a jellyfish washed up on the beach or close by when you’re out in the water… I have! but I knew feck all about them, so I did a bit of research. Hopefully…

Surf Spots: Achill Island

Achill Island is one of my favourite destinations to go for a few days surfing… with three different beaches to choose from you’ll nearly always find a wave. On the south side there’s Keel Beach and on the north you’ve…

Achill June Bank Holiday 2009 Surf Trip

Flashback… After having a great weekend in Achill on the June Bank Holiday in 2008 we decided to test our luck and see if we could get another sun soaked weekend one year on… I guess someone was praying for…

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