Category: Surfing News

Rossnowlagh Intercounties

Next weekend – 16th & 17th October the annual Rossnowlagh Intercounties will take place at Rossnowlagh, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. This is an All-Ireland surfing competition with teams representing counties from all over the Country battling it out for the prestigious…

Billabong Easkey Open

This weekend 2nd and 3rd October, the West Sligo Surf Club will host the Billabong Easkey Open at Easkey Left. The Billabong Easkey Open is the final event of this years Senior Championships Tour where Irish Champions will be crowned in…

Irish Surfer Survey

While I was working with the West Coast Surf Club on the submission against the proposed pier at Doolin, Co. Clare, we found that there was a lack of basic information about surfers in Ireland and this information would have…

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…

Wet & Wild Weekend For Women in Ennischrone!

Attention all surf chicks and those of you (women) who just want to hit the coast for the weekend, Ennischrone Beach is calling you for a ‘Wet & Wild’ weekend! On 29th and 30th May the Irish Surfing Association will be…

Girls Go Surfing: Intensive Lessons For Irish Surfer Girls

Two of Ireland’s top competitive female surfers have set up a new enterprise called Girls Go Surfing. Irish champion Nicole Morgan & former Irish champion Shauna Ward have joined forces to bring intensive improver weekends for female surfers in Ireland….

The O’Neill Cold Water Classic – Thurso Scotland 2010

The O’Neill Cold Water Classic at Thurso Scotland kicks off today, located at Scotland’s most northern coast. This is the fifth consecutive event and is known as the coldest surf contest on tour! Its nice to see the pros test out…

The Monster Energy Surf Open Portrush Is Postponed

The event has been postponed until the 22nd – 23rd May due to a lack of waves! After reviewing the predicted swell for this weekend the contest organisers agreed that the wave height will be below the international standard for…

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