Our Stories 2018-05-08T10:33:32+00:00

Blog posts

GRADUATING TO THE ATLANTIC

8th May, 2018 Robert Nelson  

This story by Robert Nelson, describes what the ocean means to him and how his relationship with the ocean has developed as he has grown older.  

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CHASING MY SMILE

24th April, 2018 Elaine Doyle 

Elaine Doyle, Clean Coasts Campaign Officer, elegantly describes the affects of our beautiful coast on her mood and mindset.   

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An Cósta Conamara fiáin

17th April, 2018 Caitriona Cunningham  

Clean Coasts Officer for Galway & Clare, Caitriona Cunningham describes how she fell in love with the Connemara Coast & people . This story is available in both Irish & English.  

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REACHING BARTRA ISLAND 

5th April, 2018 Robert Nelson  

Robert Nelson, Clean Coasts Officer for Sligo and Mayo,  tells the enthralling story of his journey to Bartra. 

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PADDLING… a different perspective of the coast.

29rd March, 2018 Camilla Tuney 

Camilla Tuney, Clean Coasts Officer for Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford, describes how she got into stand up paddle boarding in Bray. 

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THE BLUE PLANET EFFECT

23rd March, 2018 Elaine Doyle  

Elaine Doyle, Clean Coasts Campaigns Officer, discusses the effect that the well renowned Blue Planet Series 2 has had on its viewers internationally. 

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SEASHELLS AND SAND – The wonder of collecting

20th March, 2018 Aidan Gray  

Aidan Gray,Clean Coasts Development Officer – Louth and Meath, shares his passion and love of shells and describes how he has come to have a bathroom full of seashells and sand.

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DUBLIN COASTAL GEMS – Exploring the beaches of Dublin

20th March, 2018 Richard Curtin  

Richard Curtin, Clean Coasts Development Officer – Dublin, depicts some of the must see coastal areas in Dublin.

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WEEKLY SEA DIPS – Bearing the cold

20th March, 2018 Richard Curtin  

Our Dublin Clean Coasts Development Officer, Richard Curtin, spends a lot of his spare time enjoying our coast as an avid sea swimmer.  Read about his experience of sea swimming in Dublin Bay. 

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LOVE BITES FROM AN OCTOPUS – Miraculous creatures in Irish waters 

20th March, 2018 Áine Purcell-Milton  

Áine Purcell-Milton, Coastal Programmes Officer, tells us about her experience dealing with Octopuses in Ireland. 

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CLEAN COASTS & CSR – Clean Coasts Join local businesses in beach cleaning 

20th March, 2018 Aidan Gray  

Aidan Gray, Clean Coasts Officer – Louth & Meath, discusses the fantastic work Irish companies with the Corporate Social Responsible section of the Clean Coasts Programme.

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MARINE EDUCATION – The new marine theme 

20th March, 2018 Aidan Gray  

Aidan Gray works with both Clean Coasts and Green Schools Programmes. In this story he discusses how the new Green Schools Marine Theme is encouraging children to learn more about the marine environment and how to care for it.  

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