Our Stories2018-09-21T13:19:46+00:00

Blog posts

Sligo Rocks!

21st September, 2018 Olivia Jones

Olivia, Clean Coasts Officer for Sligo & Mayo tells us about the abundant fossils that can be found on our coastline. 

Read More

Dunes, Beaches & Barbecues 

31st August, 2018 Elaine Doyle

Elaine talks about her recent visit to Curracloe Beach which went alight during the Summer after a barbecue was discarded on the dunes. 

Read More

Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival

24th August, 2018 Pete Craig

The Seasessions Expression Session is the surf event run at Seasessions Surf and Music Festival and was sponsored by Clean Coasts #2minutebeachclean initiative in this year. 

Read More

Plogging: A swedish eco-friendly fitness trend

20th August, 2018 Richard Curtin   

Learn about the new trend hitting the nation.  Improve your own health, while improving the planets!

Read More

Love Your Coast Photographer of the Year 2017 

13th August, 2018 Gino Perfetti   

Gino Perfetti, Love Your Coast Photographer of The Year 2017 describes capturing his winning image and how the award was a positive opportunity for his photography.  

Read More

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.  

Read More

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.   

Read More

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.  

Read More

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. 

Read More

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. 

Read More

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. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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. 

Read More

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. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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.  

Read More