Mullaghmore delivered this week drawing in some of Ireland's finest big wave surfers, lensmen and the Irish Tow Surf Rescue Team. Matt Cooke from MC Photography was on hand with his drone and camera to take in all the action.
Mullaghmore in Sligo, Ireland has become known as one of the world’s prime big–wave surf destinations. Capable of holding the biggest swells the Atlantic has to offer, this wave attracts some of the worlds most experienced surfers. It is located a few kilometers from one of Ireland’s most popular surf towns Bundoran in Donegal.
The surf spot has grown in fame ever since Billabong hosted Ireland’s first ever big-wave surf contest back in 2011, which saw surfers from around the world surf Mullaghmore, getting towed into 25ft barrels much to the amazement of the hundreds of spectators watching from the headland. There have also been several Billabong XXL Wave of The Year nominations from Mullaghmore and the big wave spot features heavily on entries at the prestigious Doolin’s Surf Festival held in County Clare each March.
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