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Topic: Ireland in late Aug

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Ireland in late Aug

« on: August 03 2011 17:08:00 »

Heading to Ireland in Late Aug. Looking to drive from Dublin to the west coast. I have never been to Ireland is the drive easy? Also what is the surf like in Aug? Would a 3/2 do the trick or would I need some thicker rubber? Do most of the waves have easy access? Any help would be great. Thanks a bunch


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RE: Ireland in late Aug

« Reply #1 on: August 04 2011 04:08:00 »

hi matt

You would get away with a 3/2  as water is at its warmest but all the same i use my 4/5 all year round. it depends how long you are in the water! Drive to west 2.5 hours nearest surf sligo. check out clare and kerry and bundoran also.




RE: Ireland in late Aug

« Reply #2 on: August 14 2011 13:08:00 »

Also - the drive is fine, about 3 hours, mostly motorway with windy rural roads for the final hour but it's a nice drive..Enjoy your stay!



RE: Ireland in late Aug

« Reply #3 on: August 14 2011 13:08:00 »

Sorry I meant to say that's from Dublin to Donegal. Take care.



RE: Ireland in late Aug

« Reply #4 on: August 16 2011 00:08:00 »

I remember the road signs are tiny and easy to go past which can be a bummer but I was there before sat-nav so probs not a worry for you!



RE: Ireland in late Aug

« Reply #5 on: August 29 2011 13:08:00 »

bro ya head for sligo either eniscrone beach or easky sligo  theres an old ruins of a castle there cool spot more like reaf  easy get there and drive u can find easky and eniscrone on google maps bro great pictures and directions and sligo city also has beach for surfing hope it helps

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