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Ladies Surf Weekend at the Oceanics Surf and Sea Festival Tramore

The essence of the ladies surf weekend is to bring together women from all walks of life to celebrate and enjoy our relationship with the ocean through surfing. The ladies surf weekend is for women of all levels of surfing ability, aged 16 or over, from the complete beginner who has never been in a wetsuit to the total professional. The coaching and instruction team cater for all levels over the two day event including beginner, intermediate and advanced instruction.

A Trip around the Coast

Tramore surfer Craig Butler writes about a normal days surfing on the South East coast of Ireland and a visit to Kilmurren Cove in Co.Waterford. Photography by Stephen Higgins and James Hearne Photography.

Surfing Ireland Summer Tease

The swell continued to pulse for the next week as surfers every where picked there spots from Kerry to Antrim to get some of the epic off shore conditions around Ireland’s coastlines….

18 Seconds @ Aill Na Searrach Cliffs of Moher

Sunday the 21st of October 2012, 18 Seconds @ Aill Na Searrach Cliffs of Mohar Ireland. Ireland and Europe’s big wave surfers enjoy a Super Sunday in perfect conditions on the west coast of Ireland. Photo’s from Philippe Gosseau, West Coast Photography Lahinch Co.Clare.

Swellseekers.ie – Who are we

Introduction to the people behind Swellseekers.ie how it all started & New Promotional Video!

Flowhouse Tramore Planning Decision Granted

Flow House™ is a new exciting entertainment venue pioneering the fusion between flowboarding, food, beverage, retail, and events. It is a slice of the California beach culture prepackaged as a destination that epitomizes the surf lifestyle in the local flavor.

In Winters Arms – Tom Lowe

Tom Lowe – “Memories from a special Irish winter paddling in. Huge thankyou to Ben Howard for the soundtrack and the boys for the footage and edit”

Ocean Warriors

Ocean Warriors works to raise awareness of the environmental issues affecting coastal communities and to create positive change through a collective voice in Ireland.

Video Of The Day – Nazare

Featuring surfers Othmane Choufani, Jérôme Sahyoun and Axi Muniain in the historic tow-in session of January 28th in Nazare / Portugal.

New Kelly Slater Video

12 time world champ hits Bali and shows he still got what it takes. Will he be back in 2013?

Cain Kilcullen – Winter Reel

Fionn Rogers strikes again with a great edit of Billabong Team Rider Cain Kilcullen ripping the Irish coastline apart! From Airs to sick Irish barrels Fionn and Cain deliver yet another quality Irish surf video! Check out Fionn’s new website http://fionnrogers.ie/

From Crab Island To Mullaghmore – Peter Conroy Interview

From Crab Island To Mullaghmore – Swellseekers.ie interview’s Peter Conroy on Tow Surfing around Ireland and His Billabong XXL Ride of the Year Nomination. Photo’s by David Olsthoorn Photography and video by Conor Conlon.

Billabong Tow In Session Ireland Go’s Amber

Here we go again! Update from the Irish Tow Rescue Club.

Peter Conroy Charging at Mullaghmore 21st Jan 2013

The Black swell hit Ireland and Conor Conlon from CMP Ireland snapped Peter Conroy Charging a Mullaghmore Bomb on 21st January 2013!

Mullaghmore Update – ITSRC

Some of the world’s best big wave surfers are hurriedly making their way to Ireland to compete in the third annual Billabong Tow-In Session at Mullaghmore in county Sligo.Event organizers today gave the amber light for the one-day event on the strength of a giant swell forecast to reach Mullaghmore this coming Monday (January 21)

The Cliffs

The Cliffs – Irish surfers headed by Fergal Smith, Billabong Adventure Division, Supper Finn Mullan and Irish Bodyboarders take on the cliffs of Mohar filmed by Peter Martin

Mullaghmore Head 30/12/2012

Mullaghmore Head 30/12/2012 by Peter Martin. Paul O Kane, Neil Britton, Dylan Stott, Lyndon John Wake, Barry Mottershead, Pete Craig and Andrew Cotton surfing moody Mullaghmore last day of 2012!

Fergal and Micky Smith Surfing Aileens

Fergal and Micky Smith Surfing Aileens in March 2012. The day saw perfect 6-8ft barrels roll along the reef and Mickey dropped the camera and got some for himself…Fergal and Mickey were not the only ones surfing that day. Some impressive surfing from the local crew Tom Dogie Harrison, Tom Gilespie and Dave Blount. Glyn Ovens and Richard Dickson from Wales were charging. Newquay’s Mitch Corbet snagging some nice ones and boggers Steve and Dan from Cornwall getting deep on some Aileens perfection.The lads got barrel after barrel all day long….

REEF LIVING

Reef Living… For some making the trip to the coast becomes part of the experience. From the moment you wake, closing the door of the car, to the start of the engine. Each captured through sound and vision which is embedded deep within your brain cells for post stories of the highs and lows, each moment subconsciously recorded in fine detail, stuff videographers dream of…

From Limerick to the Coast…

Limerick Photographer Sean Rusty O’ Dwyer shares his insight on been a surf photographer in Ireland. Featuring Ireland’s Fergal Smith, Cain Kilcullen, Peter Conroy, George Karbus and Tom Lowe.