Surfer at Lahinch, Co. Clare


Surfing in Ireland

Ireland was the first Country in Europe to host the European Surfing Championships when hosted at Lahinch, Co. Clare in 1972. With some of the best waves in the World, top surfers come from as far away as New Zealand and California to take part in events.1 [References: 1]

European Surfing Championships

Irish Surfing Association


  1. Cavey, Kevin (2017) “Chapter 14: European Championships Lahinch, 1972” How Green Was Our Wave” pg. 166. Trafford Publishing, 2017. ↩︎