The four most amazing places to go surfing in Ireland


If surfing is on your to do list, you don’t have to venture miles away from home to tick it off. Ireland is blessed with an incredible coastline that has a huge variety of reef and break points – words familiar to the keen surfer.

Here the top four places to catch a wave in Ireland:

Bundoran, Co. Donegal
Bundoran is incredibly popular with surfers all over the world and there is a pretty good reason why. The town hosts some of the world’s most well known surf schools and is home to the best break points in the country.

Lahinch, Co. Clare
Lahinch is the surfing mecca of the west but unfortunately everyone seems to know it so it can get a little busy.

Tramoe, Co. Waterford
The Copper Coast in Waterford is an unsuspecting spot and is a perfect place to learn how to ride a wave.

Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow
Brittas Bay is renowned for being the go to place as soon as the sun peeps out behind the clouds but it is now home to its very own surf school.