Surf Spots: Strandhill, Sligo

Strandhill is a great surf location with a beach over 1km long. It’s located south of Sligo town and has a promenade with bars, accommodation, shops and car parking. This beach caters for all levels of surfers from beginners to…

Easter Surfathon In Aid Of Make A Wish Foundation

This Easter Weekend 9 surfers will surf as many waves as possible along the West coast over 24 hours of daylight… sounds like great fun but there is a serious objective behind it; all money raised will go to the…

Accommodation on Achill Island

Achill maybe one of Ireland’s last sanctuaries from day to day life in modern Ireland… and there are plenty of places to put the head down for the night! Achill Island, located West of Mayo and accessed by the new…

Surf Spots: Streedagh Strand, Sligo

Streedagh is located about half way between Sligo and Bundoran and is probably my favourite location to surf…when its working right its a great beach break. The beach is North Westerly facing and picks up plenty of West and North…

Roof Rack & Surf Board Carrier

I started off my surfing travels with removable roof straps… last October that all changed! I did a good bit of research looking for roof racks and stumbled across Mick’s Garage … an online site selling direct. They sell roof…

Surf Trip Achill June 08′

Flashback… The Bank Holiday of June 2008 was… well, I guess you could call it the start of our love affair with Achill Island! Its a pretty long drive over to Achill Island… about 3.30 mins from Mullingar, but it…

Chasing The Lotus

There are so many surf movies which show you amazing shots and epic surf locations around the world…Chasing The Lotus does this but also gives you an insight into the pioneers of surf videography and photography spanning across the decades…

Surf Spots: Rossnowlagh Beach, Ballyshannon

Rossnowlagh Beach is located close to Ballyshannon further north of Tullan Strand. The waves here are alot more mellow. When Tullan is too big this beach is usually a good option. Rossnowlagh is a pretty a nice beach break and…

Surf Hoods

With one of the coldest Winters just passed and the waters still extremely cold, a good hood can save you from an ice-cream headache! As with booties there are many brands and types of hoods on the market. From my…

Surf Boots

We’ve probably had one of the coldest Winters any of us can remember and it doesn’t look like the water is getting much warmer any time soon… So if you dont have booties you might want to invest in a…