Paul Byrne

County Sligo

Stand Up Paddle Guide to County Sligo by Paul Byrne

County Sligo is a watermans dream. The beaches at Strandhill and Enniscrone, County Sligo Ireland are great for seasoned SUP surfers, downwiders but also perfect for learners, The County Sligo has a strong surfing tradition with many locals and visitors taking to the water whenever the Atlantic does its thing. Plus when the Atlantic is not […]
Irish Triple Event: Connacht Battle for the Paddle 2018!

Irish Triple Event: Connacht Battle for the Paddle 2018!

Last weekend on the 4th and 5th May the 4th annual Connacht Battle of the Paddle organised by Harbour Sup & Sail took place. This year was the 4th edition of the event held between Enniscrone beach, Co. Sligo  and the River Moy in Ballina, Co.Mayo Ireland. The event got off to a roaring start […]

Surf Gods Shine on the Irish SUP Surf Classic 2018

Surf Gods Shine on the Irish SUP Surf Classic 2018

Easter weekend saw the 6th edition of the epic Irish SUP surf classic, which took place in Trá Bhuí, Co Sligo, Ireland, hosted by Paul Byrne from IrishSUP. This cold water classic has become an highlight of the SUP Surf calendar not only in Ireland but also in the UK. This year there were 43 […]

Irish SUP Classic 2018 -1st for SUP Surf Foil

Irish SUP Classic 2018 -1st for SUP Surf Foil

The Irish Surf Classic 2018 will be held this weekend (6, 7 & 8th April 2018). An iconic SUP Surf Competition for the SUP Surfers of Ireland and the UK, it was the first competition in Europe to hold a longboard SUP specific category and now is the 1st in Europe to have a sup […]

SUP Trip to Ireland: A Virtual Tour of the Emerald Isle with Paul Byrne

SUP Trip to Ireland: A Virtual Tour of the Emerald Isle with Paul Byrne

Team Manager to the Irish crew at the recent ISA World Championship 2017 in Denmark, Paul Byrne is a seasoned watersports enthusiast and a great lover of SUP surf. He may be native to Ireland’s east coast, but with its rugged coastline and its blustery, vivifying conditions, Ireland’s west is where he believes one can […]

2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship: Presenting Team Ireland

2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship: Presenting Team Ireland

Team Ireland Team Members Paul Byrne- 11/08/1969- SUP Surf Jason Smith- 04/26/1980- SUP Surf Sarah Gannon- SUP Surf- Long Distance- Technical Race- Sprint Peter Kosinski- Long Distance- Technical Race- Sprint Ross McGarry- 07/03/1997- Technical Race- Long Distance Claire McDonald- Long Distance Support Staff Dave Owens Technical Race: Sarah Gannon – Peter Kosinski – Ross McGarry Long Distance: Sarah Gannon […]

 
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