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!

Ireland’s Off Shore Winds

“An amazing untouched beach in Doonbeg, Co Clare, Ireland” Latest edit from Top Irish Kite Surfer Alan Kavanagh. “A place I can only describe as my back garden. Sept/Oct brings off shore winds but rare. Only local surfers would know…

Big Wave Surfing in Ireland September Sessions contd.

Peter Conroy & Seamus O Riain tow surf  a sunny Irish slab in September. As the winter approaches relative new comer to the big wave scene, Seamus O’Riain, has been training hard and putting in the hours with tow partner…

REFLECTIONS-of an underwater cameraman

Catch a glimpse of the underwater world on the Wild Atlantic Way in this great edit by Sea Fever Productions. This is Ken O’Sullivan and this is what he loves to do. A short film about his life and work…

Video-The Sun Also Rises-Matt Smith

A wonderful entry in this years London Film Fest, with a wonderful message. Featuring surfer Matt Smith who has made Ireland his home. Wherever you are in the world, on whatever day at some point the sun also rises. Narrated…

September Sessions-The Wait is Over-Surfing in Ireland

As surfers September really is the month we love! It marks the start of the surfing season in Ireland with the arrival of some long period ground swells and hopefully favorable offshore winds to accompany them. Not a moment too…

Above Emeralds-Irish Surfing from the Air

Drone Footage of Irish Surfing and the beautiful landscape in the North West of Ireland Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Irish landscape around Sligo and Mullaghmore with selected aerial views. Coinciding with the 3rd annual conference in ‘Surfing Medicine’…

Video-‘Winter Glow’ featuring Ollie O Flaherty

A short story edited by Kevin Smith featuring Irish Big Wave surfer, Ollie O Flaherty. Shot mainly on his doorstep, this clip really shows his passion for his local surf breaks. From big heavy barreling waves to smaller days on…

Emerald Odyssey staring Courtney Conlogue

Courtney Conlogue scores some cold Irish waves on her visit to the Emerald Isle last year. A beautiful edit by Filmmaker Dillon Chang.     Colin Cooney Surfer, Amateur photographer and Garden Designer. Co Owner of Surf Around Ireland….need to…

August Kicks off with a Bang-Surfing in Ireland

Reilly’s session after one of the wettest summers on record. With some ligament damage on my left ankle (id love to say it was a surfing injury!!) I hobbled my way down across the slippy limestone  to catch some of…

Video-Irish Surf Trip 1995

Surf trip footage from a group of Welsh mates visiting the Emerald Isle back in 1995! That’s 20 years ago!! He’re what one of the guys has to say about the experience: As a surfer from South Wales the first…

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