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AIDA *** Freediver

Peter Walsh | January 16, 2012

AIDA *** Freediver I arrived in Sharm El Sheikh on Sunday 11th Dec at 5:30 pm Egyptian time. The purpose of my trip was to complete the A.I.D.A*** 3-Star Freediver Training Course. Blue Ocean Freedivers arranged the Airport transfer to…..

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Dive Summary 2011

Brian O'Leary | January 10, 2012

I can see 2012 bringing in some new changes, the Dives logged will cetainly be a challenge as the recession bites even further and costs sky rocket. In the meantime, this was last years summary for reference. Dives in 2012…..

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Certified my ass

mikeorth_s1973m53 | December 18, 2011

Well guys, just a few words to let you know whats happening. The equipment team have been busy busy getting the boat trailer road worthy again, considering the state it was left in Johny’s yard at the first attempt, I…..

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Message from the new DO

mikeorth_s1973m53 | October 16, 2011

Hi everyone as most of ye know my name is Martin Bowes, I’ve been diving since 2001 and spent 7 years with another sub aqua club in Dublin called true blue sub aqua where I done most of my training……

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What’s another year -Welcome to new Committee 2012

Brian O'Leary | October 10, 2011

The Club held it’s AGM on Friday and so again a new year begins and some faces within the Club committtee.   A number of members who could not make the meeting offered their apologies, even Mike Hynes trying to…..

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Back to the Sea! Diamond Rocks 2nd October 2011

Eamonn Maloney | October 6, 2011

This Sunday we returned to the Atlantic after a prolonged wait for good weather. After making the most of training dives at the sheltered quarry site in Portroe for the last while, Sunday was an overload for the senses, I…..

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Try-a-Dive night coming soon! Recruiting Again…

mikeorth_s1973m53 | September 17, 2011

We need everyones help to have another succesful recruitment drive for the 2012 season. We are looking for volunteers to help out with the Try-a-Dive night. The 1st night will be October 11th, at 7:30PM in UL Arena. We will…..

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A sad day for the Community of Diving – RIP Artur Kozlowski(Conrad)

Brian O'Leary | September 7, 2011

He has achieved so much in Irish Cave exploration – He will be sadly missed.     Rescuers continue efforts to recover body of cave diver   Cave diving trainer Artur Kozlowski, from Shankill, Dublin, whose body was discovered in…..

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Shore Dive Weekend Hook Head 27th-29th August 2011

Eamonn Maloney | September 1, 2011

Hook Head We’re spoiled having a boat.  On a normal weekend, we step off the quay and it does all the work getting us to someplace interesting and then home again.  This weekend, to get to the dive sites it…..

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Diving Cathedral Cave, Kilkee 17th August 2011

Eamonn Maloney | August 19, 2011

Cathedral Cave Kilkee It was worth the mid week rush from Limerick for a post work dive at Middle Rock in Kilkee.  It was worth braving the queasy bobbing boat waiting for the first stick of divers to resurface while…..

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Shakin a Tackie

Brian O'Leary | July 11, 2011

Nancy’s seen a few of the members get together on Friday night to get out an wish Eimhear a happy birthday. Indeed, a “few” pints were consumed and some were led to the Outback to “shake a tackie” into wee…..

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4th July

Brian O'Leary | July 4, 2011

As our Chirman Mike was tending to his own celebrations, preparing for the christening of G Tyler Dallas Orth on Sunday. Myself & Emma dropped by to wish the latest addition to the Orth’s a great day. Mike’s was busily…..

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