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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# surfs up

All time
A whitewater kayaking course is planned for Dublin's financial centre
An outdoor pool is also possible under the €15 million development.
# Between Land and Sea
A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers
And how its fulltime surfers dedicate their lives to their craft.
# barrel of laughs
Watch: Donegal surfer in the mix for global award after tackling this huge wave in Sligo
It’s the second time Conor Maguire has been nominated.
# Ripped
A day in the life of an Irish pro surfer
We spoke to Lahinch-based Ollie O’Flaherty about his training regime.
# Cowabunga
The Greens are banking on this bearded pro surfer to get them back into the Dáil
Fergal Smith used to surf the waves across the southern hemisphere but now he’s giving politics a go.
# from the web to waves
Imagine travelling 100kph on a board in the ocean... that's kitesurfing
Dublin plays host to the Battle Of The Bay this weekend, so we asked one of the world’s leading kiteboarders to give us a unique insight into the sport.
# surfs up
Waves off the Donegal coast yesterday were higher than three double deckers
An individual wave height of 21.5 metres was recorded by a Met Éireann buoy.
# surfs up
Footage of huge 'weatherbomb' waves captured in Donegal
Fancy a dip?
# surfs up
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So keep reading…
# surfs up
Highest wave ever recorded off Kinsale coast
The wave height reached 25 metres, far surpassing the previous record of 23.4.