Kingspan gifts Christmas cheer to Clare sports club

An amateur sports club based in County Clare has received a €1,000 uplift ahead of the festive period courtesy of Kingspan, a global leader...

Water safety training must be compulsory in schools

Water safety training should be made compulsory in our schools to raise awareness and to save lives, according to Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway.

Surfer rescued from sea at Lahinch

A surfer is recovering in hospital after he was rescued from the sea at Lahinch in Co Clare this afternoon.

Marine Institute wants to know what the sea means...

On World Oceans Day, today, the Marine Institute is celebrating our connection to the sea, and its importance to our lives with the launch of the social media competition ‘Sea to Me’, offering fantastic, ocean inspired weekly prizes.

Lahinch surf school one of best in world

A Lahinch surf school has been rated one of the 10 of the best surfing schools in the world.
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Project to boost maritime opportunities for young people

In partnership with four other EU local authority areas Clare County Council has received European Union (EU) funding totalling €388,000 to increase participation in maritime activities and to encourage young people across Clare to consider maritime related careers.

Award-winning film on surfing in Lahinch set for glór

Surfing on the west coast of Ireland is expected to receive a further boost with the release of a new film featuring a year in the life of one of Europe's best known surfing locations.

Video: Bad weather good for Lahinch surfing

It may be the tourism off-season on the West Coast but not for surfing in Lahinch where they are having one of their best ever winter seasons.