Portobello Petition

Portobello has been a hub for skateboarding in Dublin since 2004 when it was first built, with perfect ledges, right by the canal and an open space. The DC “King of Dublin” was held there in 2009 and metal placed on the ledges for a while before falling off and being removed by the council and skate stopped again. They now want to knock it down and build a hotel there. If you can help out and sign the petition to stop this it would be a great help. Just click the photo below to do your part.

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Mini Brown – Frontside Wallride

The infamous Mini Brown trying to sneak a peak into a neighbouring garden with this frontside wallride while I narrowly avoided on coming traffic.

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Photo & words by Craig Dodds.


WALLY

Charles Neilson wallies everything in sight for this short audio/visual treat.


L’Órage D’Été

It basically began with a skate trip to Italy, where we managed to avoid l’órage d’été (the summer storm). It was definitely an overall positive trip that I will remember. Two vehicles, camping, a mix of pool coping oriented Swiss Larrys and two unique bowls that Italy had to offer. We had fun, we skated as much as we could. Unfortunately, on the last day during the last session, I snapped my humerus. Italian hospitals, Italian nurses, suggested surgery and a hasty discharge led me back to Switzerland where a second opinion showed that I’d accidentally/luckily put the bone back in place and a screw was no longer needed.

Following this I was off work for 3 months and I spent the majority of it sleeping in a seated position. I was mostly unwell when I went outside, but on a few occasions I chilled by the park and filmed some more. I spent my time inside drawing for animations and slowly editing. Pain killers were strong and things were slow.

Now I’m over a month back on my board and I’m happy to leave this video as it is. I’m most glad of the sentiment it captures. Onwards and upwards.

Words and video by Fun Bobby


Skate Crates – Ireland June 2010 – Episode 3

The third and final part of Ryan Gray’s Skate Crates from Ireland in June 2010 is now online.
Watch below to see Ben Grove, Conhuir Lynn, Matthew Nevitt, Ste Roe, Dave Watson, Gav Coughlan and Keith Walsh as they skate the “course” at Sea Sessions that year, cruise a bit of Bushy and then hit the streets of Dublin for some bangers.


2017 All Ireland Championships – Wreckless Skatepark

Lucas Foca has put together an edit of all the footage he gathered at the 2017 All Ireland Skateboard Championships at Wreckless Skatepark in Gorey. Check it out now to see ripping from Ross Doyle, Shane Augustin, Evan Fogarty, Wayne Gallagher, Eoin Hegarty, Aengus Curly, Lucas Foca, Gav Coughlan and many many more.


Phili and Gav’s Wonderful Horrible Existence

Beach Skateboards presents Phili Halton and Gav Coughlan with a shared section gathered over the past year in Dublin, Manchester and London. Check out Beach on Instagram at Beach Skateboards

Filmed and edited by James Carroll.


Skate Crates – Ireland June 2010 – Episode 2

The second part of the Skate Crates – Ireland June 2010 is now online. Watch below to see Conhuir Lynn, Ben Grove, Matthew Nevitt, Ste Roe, Dave Watson, Gav Coughlan, Denis Lynn and Keith Walsh seek shelter in an egg shaped full pipe and at Belfast’s well used Driving Range.


Seamus O’Flaherty – Backside 5-0

Seamus goes the distance on this backside 5-0 in NUI Galway.

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Photo by John Finucane.