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Thursday 3 November, 2011

Hang 11: Kelly Slater takes another world surfing title

Legendary surfer from Cocoa Beach, Florida only needed to win his third round heat against Australian Daniel Ross at the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco to be crowned champion.

Friday 30 September, 2011

The Surf Report: all signs lead to Bundoran

Easkey Britton is the only Irish competitor left in the Ladies Open at Eurosurf Bundoran.

Friday 23 September, 2011

Surf Report: All set for Eurosurf 2011

Ben Farr is back with all the latest surfing news as the European Championships head to Bundoran.

Friday 2 September, 2011

The surf report: swell September weekend ahead Drop In This post contains videos

The surf report: swell September weekend ahead

The summer’s over. You know, summer… the one between spring and autumn?

Friday 19 August, 2011

Surf report: Head north for the weekend's best waves Surf's Up This post contains videos

Surf report: Head north for the weekend's best waves

Ben Farr looks ahead to the Billabong Pro Tahiti, as well as picking out the best local spots for some surfing this weekend.

Friday 29 July, 2011

The Surf Report: All quiet on the western coast

The Bank Holiday will see many ditching the city and heading west in search of waves, but it looks like the Atlantic isn’t planning on keeping its end of the bargain.

Friday 22 July, 2011

'Its time to ditch the short boards and dust off the long boards and foamies'

We’ve prayed to the Wave Gods and studied the charts. This is what’s in store for the weekend.

Friday 15 July, 2011

Weather warning: things are about to get big this weekend Surf Report This post contains videos

Weather warning: things are about to get big this weekend

The Atlantic continues to be dominated by a mess of low-pressure systems bringing some unseasonably good waves and predictably bad.weather.

Friday 8 July, 2011

The Surf Report: bad weather, good waves

The weekend’s waves are better than we might normally expect at this time of the year, writes Ben Farr.

Friday 1 July, 2011

The Surf Report: northern exposure best this weekend

“Small but building seems to be the order of the day. Light southerly winds mean that north-facing beaches will be offshore and shapely.”

Friday 24 June, 2011

The Surf Report: Dublin to fake it 'til it makes it this weekend

It’s not often the capital is the surfing destination of the weekend – but that’s the case this week.

Friday 17 June, 2011

The Surf Report: Summer? What summer?

Bundoran’s the place to be this weekend but the blustery weather is set to continue.

Friday 10 June, 2011

The Surf Report: good things come in small packages right?

The wind has dropped but that’s as good as it gets for most of the country this weekend it seems. Pull the wetsuit on anyway and get the detail here.

Friday 3 June, 2011

The Surf Report: there's a long weekend there... but get on it now Drop In This post contains videos

The Surf Report: there's a long weekend there... but get on it now

There’s no time like the present as today offers plenty for surfers to enjoy, writes Ben Farr from Dingle.

Friday 27 May, 2011

The Surf Report: get ready for another dirty weekend

Ireland’s surfers haven’t seen a clean wave in weeks – and that sorry pattern looks set to continue.

Friday 20 May, 2011

The Surf Report: 'It’s pumping out there'

It’s almost time to get those long boards out. Ben Farr reads the charts ahead of another weekend.

Friday 13 May, 2011

The Surf Report: perfect conditions for the learners amongst us

There’s plenty of ankle-biting waves for those novices ready to hit the shores this weekend.

Friday 6 May, 2011

The Surf Report: dust off those wet-suits and get back on the board

Ben Farr reads the charts ahead of a pretty windy weekend.

Friday 29 April, 2011

The Surf Report: "Get on the road you Rebels - no waves here"

It’s another long weekend and time to hit the beaches again. Let us tell you where to catch the best waves.

Friday 22 April, 2011

The surf report: messy weekend as waves bring redemption

There’s a long weekend ahead so grab a board and let Ben Farr tell you exactly where to go for the best waves

Friday 15 April, 2011

Surf's up as there's a swell weekend ahead

Ben Farr has studied the charts so you don’t have to this weekend.

Friday 8 April, 2011

Surf report: Northern spots the best bet for weekend waves

Togs? Check. Surfboard? Check. Ben Farr’s surf report? Check.

Friday 1 April, 2011

Swell weekend ahead but conditions may be little fun

Ben Farr pulls on the togs and reads the charts as another weekend rolls in.

Friday 25 March, 2011

Surf report: quiet weekend ahead despite the weather

The sun is shining, it’s Friday and Ben Farr has sent the surf report from Dingle. That’s not bad it is?

Saturday 19 March, 2011

Surf report: stark reminder of sport's dangers

North Shore Underground Surfer of the Year, Sion Milosky passed away this week.

Friday 11 March, 2011

Surfing: swell weekend ahead with northern exposure

Ben Farr has studied the charts so you don’t have to. Get those togs on.

Friday 4 March, 2011

The surf: some eastern promise over calm, balmy weekend

Our new columnist Ben Farr paddles out to the good stuff ahead of the weekend waves.