Category: Photos

Sligo Surf Session in July

After a nice little surf yesterday I spent an hour and a half on the roof of my car taking shots of these guys ripping in Sligo. The wave period wasn’t ideal but there was a decent size swell along…

Achill Island longboarding Heaven

Here’s a few shots and sequences from the June Bank Holiday surfing at achill. Surfer Graham Sweeney having lots of fun on his longboard. Colin Cooney Surfer, Amateur photographer and Garden Designer. Co Owner of Surf Around Ireland….need to know…

Aileens Awakens Once Again

On Sunday myself and Marc hit the road from Galway to Clare. I’d been watching the charts all week and conditions were looking pretty good; there was a good chance there’d be some nice waves at Aileens! Now to time…

Last surf of 2011-First surf of 2012

We had a good few of the old crew back together for couple of surfs last weekend. Its been a while since we’ve all been out in the water together. Two surfs back to back with new years celebrations in…

Pumping Pampa

Some great waves on offer up the Northwest last weekend, a few snaps below. Apologies in advance for the photography, Neil has the good camera in Oz! Colin Cooney Surfer, Amateur photographer and Garden Designer. Co Owner of Surf Around…

A Few Snaps From May

Last May before Neil heading off to Australia we checked out one of the top waves on the west coast. A few pics from the day below, this time Mickey was in front of the lens catching some waves with…

A Few Thoughts

We’ve travelled far and wide as a people. Emigrated in our millions over the centuries, inhabited hundreds of nations, and made ourselves at home. Yes the Irish are renowned for having their roots in many of the great nations around…

Galway For Pints & Clare for Surf

Friday night Galway beckoned with a birthday celebration on the cards… one of the girls was having her ‘Nineth 21st’ as she put it! Conditions were looking decent Saturday so we popped down to Fanore for a paddle. It was…

Clare Was Pumping

 It looks like we’re on the back end of winter, the suns out, temps are rising and another sign is that West Coast Lodge, Lahinch is back open 7 days… but one thing is for sure the winter swells are…

Calm After The Storm

High winds and big swells hit the West coast during the week, thankfully the winds had calmed right down by the weekend. A phone call on Thursday for some pints and a surf in Sligo had me tempted… so Saturday…

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