Category: Surf Trips

Cold Love-Surfing Ireland

We have just had a little surf edit sent to us about a trip between 3 friends to the northern and west coast of Ireland last Autumn. Join Tom, Luke and Sturla as they go in search of crisp clean…

13 year old Californian Grom tests out some Irish Waves

Sam Reichel from Gaviota, California came to Ireland recently and scored some sweet September Swell on the West Coast. At just 13 years of age the Cali grom is already sponsored by Oakley and O’Neill and for such a youngster…

A Trip Back Home

Last month, after a year since I left for Australia, I made it back home for a holiday to visit family and friends. A year is a long time when you think about it, some people only live for 50,…

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…

Clare… I Will Be Back

Last weekend I (Neil) had a going away party / drinks with my mates down in Lahinch. Australia beckons and a new chapter will be opened filled with adventures, tales and hopefully good times. West Coast Lodge was the gathering…

Sun, Waves and Parties… I Love It

A quick trip to Lahinch on Satruday for the Emerald Surf Party was a top decision. A gentle swell was rolling in, the sun was splitting the stones and the atmosphere around the town was electric. The tide was pushing…

Clare is Becoming a Second Home

6 days down in Clare with surf on the mind, first stop West Coast Lodge. I’m pretty much down around Lahinch every odd week now and it’s becoming like a second home. On Tuesday we caught the back end of…

Ceol agus Craic Agus Surfing!

A holiday like St. Patrick’s Day gives you the opportunity to get a couple days surfing mid-week. While we didn’t start drinking at the earliest hour possible we got a surf in instead. Over in a mates house in Clare…

The beauty of local surf shops

Clare beckoned again this weekend with West Coast Lodge providing shelter Friday and Saturday night. The place was pretty busy with the NUIG surf club down for the weekend. A few hours in the water at Lahinch was a great…

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…

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