Staycations for Surfing and Watersports in Ireland this Summer

Staycations for Surfing and Watersports in Ireland this Summer

If you’re a fan of surfing, watersports or outdoor adventure, there’s arguably no better place to be “stuck” this summer than the island of Ireland. While many are bemoaning the loss of holidays abroad this year, others are eagerly thinking of staycations that will provide an opportunity to really take in what’s already on our doorsteps.

June 27, 2020
Wild Atlantic Surf Co Sponsors 2020 Irish Sup Surf Classic

Wild Atlantic Surf Co Sponsors 2020 Irish Sup Surf Classic

Wild Atlantic Surf Co announces sponsorship for the 2020 Irish Sup Surf Classic in Sligo, Ireland.

March 09, 2020
Elude Surf Film – Featuring Ireland, Scotland and beyond

Elude Surf Film – Featuring Ireland, Scotland and beyond

A visual surf odyssey that takes its audience around the world and back, featuring the cold waters of Ireland and Scotland, to the warm waters of Indonesia and everywhere in between.

February 13, 2020
Wild Atlantic Surf Co Sponsors Doolin Surf Festival 2020

Wild Atlantic Surf Co Sponsors Doolin Surf Festival 2020

Wild Atlantic Surfboard Company heads to Doolin as sponsors and supporters of  the 2020 Doolin Surf Festival this March for a weekend of fun, surf and music.

January 30, 2020
Big Wave Surfing Mullaghmore January 2020

Big Wave Surfing Mullaghmore January 2020

Mullaghmore in Sligo, Ireland has become known as one of the world’s prime bigwave 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.
January 16, 2020
Wading Around Ireland, with Wade Carmichael and Ollie O’Flaherty

Wading Around Ireland, with Wade Carmichael and Ollie O’Flaherty

An opportunity to hit Ireland with CT surfer, Wade Carmichael, came about recently. Sam Smart and Ollie O’Flaherty rounded off the EU home crew, and Wade came over with his entourage: filmer, Jesse Little, and mate Ben Jones.

January 08, 2020
The Rapid Rise Of Gearoid McDaid – Episode 3 – The Future

The Rapid Rise Of Gearoid McDaid – Episode 3 – The Future

A slight shift in focus can feed the soul, especially when that new trajectory leads to surfing some of the heaviest waves in the northern hemisphere. We know Gearoid McDaid's got that competitive streak in him, see here. But the Irishman also has this innate desire to throw himself over (and under) thick-lipped mounds of emerald-coloured water.

December 27, 2019
The Rapid Rise Of Gearoid McDaid – Episode 2 – The Grind

The Rapid Rise Of Gearoid McDaid – Episode 2 – The Grind

The competitive grind isn't for everyone. The long days, heats in tough conditions, the yield sometimes not worth the reward. For the only Irishman competing on the QS, it's a way of life and training in a variety of conditions is the only way to push personal progression.

December 19, 2019
How Surfing Improves Your Mental Health

How Surfing Improves Your Mental Health

Believe it or not surfing improves your mental health. Surfing has already been prescribed by doctors. Surfing heals. Because it an outdoor activity practiced in the water, it is highly recommended to those recovering from mental illnesses or traumatic events and to many is part of a daily, weekly or even monthly tonic that helps keep positivity and balance in their lives.

February 11, 2019
Dark Side Of The Lens – Mickey Smith / Astra Films

Dark Side Of The Lens – Mickey Smith / Astra Films

Cornishman Mickey Smith first published ‘Dark side of the lens’ in 2011 with Astra Films and is likely to have influenced several surf photographers to come let alone embody the spirit of those behind the lens in our cold Atlantic winter swells.

January 03, 2019