Connemara Skies

Connemara Skies

Harnessing the wind, Portmagee Sound, Co. Kerry

Harnessing the wind, Portmagee Sound,
Co. Kerry

Mt. Errigal, Co. Donegal

Mt. Errigal, Co. Donegal

The great light bulb shines on Howth Sound

The great light bulb shines on Howth


Weather and Tides

3 Hourly Weather Maps from Met Eireann
Irish Marine Weather Buoy Network
Tides - British Admiralty
Sea Area Forecast - Met Éireann
Dublin Bay Weather -
Current weather in Rush, Co. Dublin
General overview of Weather -
Current local weather conditions at Howth Summit
Kite surfers' website with link to weather at Dollymount Strand
Wind forecast on Windfinder

Kayak Accommodation Friendly Service

Jock and Jackie O'Connor, The White Cottages,Skerries, Co. Dublin
Mary and Jim Lane, Shealane Bed & Breakfast, Valentia, Co. Kerry
Ann O'Dowd, Carna, Connemara, Co. Galway

Friends Abroad

Sea Kayak Operator in Crete
Shearwater Sea Kayak Tours on Orcas Island (NW USA)
Jeff Allen and Simon Osborne in Cornwall
Sea Kayak Croatia
West Coast Expeditions (Vancouver Island, Canada)
Italian tours by our friend Enrico

Irish Sea Kayaking Interest

Oileain - Sea Kayakers' guide to the Irish islands by Dave Walsh
Irish Sea Kayaking Association
Irish Canoe Union
Canoe Association of Northern Ireland

Irish Coastline Interest

Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Commissioners of Irish Lights
Irish Marine Institute

Irish Sea Kayaking Providers

Northwest Sea Kayaking - Brian Forrest in Ardara, Co. Donegal
Deep Blue Sea Kayaking (Des Keaney, Southside Dublin)
Atlantic Sea Kayaking (Jim Kennedy, Skibbereen, West Cork)
H2O (John Hynes, Kinsale)
Kayak Mór - Sea Kayak Touring Company based in Galway and run by Jim Morissey
Saoirse na Mara - Guided Sea Kayaking in the West of Ireland with Ali Donald

Irish Islands Interest

Cape Clear Island
Clare Island
Donegal Islands
The Shores of Connemara (Tír Eolas Publication)

Sea Kayaking Boats Paddles and Gear

Great Outdoors, Chatham St., Dublin
Deep Blue Sea Kayaking
East Coast Canoe and Kayak