Three quarters of Ireland’s bathing waters are ‘Excellent’ quality for third year in a row; six beaches fail to make the grade

An EPA report, Bathing Water Quality in Ireland – A Report for the Year 2016, has found that the overall quality of Ireland’s bathing waters remains very good with 130 of 140 identified waters meeting strict EU standards. The strict…

Waterways Ireland 2017 Event Programme is Open to Applications

Waterways Ireland Event Programme is seeking applications for sustainable events and activity in waterway and waterside communities.

Waterways Ireland 2017 Event Programme welcomes applications from event organisers for events taking place on or along the waterways. Formerly called the Sponsorship Programme in 2017, Waterways Ireland Event Programme is seeking applications for sustainable events and activity in waterway…

Irish National Kite Surfing Championships Wexford August 13th and 14th

Pictured at the launch of the 2015 Irish Kite Surfing Championships and Hooked Kite Fest on Duncannon Beach, Co Wexford is Organiser and Kite-surf Instructor Niall Roche. Picture: Patrick Browne

Duncannon Beach in County Wexford is home to the Irish National Kite Surfing Championships, which will take place during Hooked Kite Fest this August 13 and 14. The Irish Kite-surfing Association and Hooked Kite-surfing host the Championships on Duncannon Beach…