Mickey Smith: ‘Dark Side of the Lens’

This is a powerful video, so crisp and clear and makes you sit back and just say Wow. The majority of the footage seems to be from around the Clare coastline with the unmistakable Cliffs of Moher in the background…

Surfer Dies After Shark Attack, Western Australia

An Australian surfer out catching a few 6 footers fell victim to a shark attack at Cowaramup Bay, Gracetown, Western Auz and unfortunately died from his wounds. The attack happened at about 8am local time; the 31 year old was…

Weaver Fish – Mind your step

Just when us surfers thought it was safe to discard our booties and enjoy the warm(ish) waters at Irish beaches, a pesky little fish is causing problems. What lies beneath the sand in the shallow waters of many of our…

Artic Surf Film

Just came across this short film of five top surfers spending 32 days at one extreme destination; The Artic Circle. The film is nearly 9 minutes long but the time flies by as you are sucked into this strange, cold…

Lahinch For the Weekend

After getting the new boards last week nothing was gonna stop us from hitting the water at the weekend, not even the bad conditions… when I say bad there was swell about but the wave period and wind ruined the…

Gear Storage

If your sick of bringing half the sea home with you in the car you cant go too far wrong with the Frostfire Moonbag. I have mine nearly two years now and it has served me well so far. The…

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…