Politics

Looking Forward

I am running for the Green Party, for my daughter and all Irish children. We all appreciate the major problems our children are going to have to deal with, but perhaps less apparent is that the solutions for them already exist. The next generation needs leaders who are not afraid to lead them into these changing times. My priority is the environment; without healthy soil nothing exists: trees, vegetables, grass, grazing animals and their produce.

I am a professional surfer who has returned to the land to start a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm near Lahinch, as I believe wholehearted this offers the most realistic, scalable solution to the issues surrounding rural life in Ireland. My conviction has led me to offer myself as a Green Party candidate in the 2016 General Election. Politics was never my intention, but there is a responsibility on us all to be part of the solution, and I will take every step, no matter how challenging, to implement solutions that will safeguard our children’s future.

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Growing // Episode 25 – Reflections

From riding wooden boards to planting native trees to impossible drops in perfect heavy waves… in this episode Ferg recalls the best of the people, places, inspirations and experiences from an epic year before sliding into some of Ireland’s…

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We are nowhere, and it’s now

“Growing up on the farm, I feel so lucky that was our childhood. I am not saying it is the best way but it’s a very happy healthy lifestyle. We never had much money but we had eachother.”…

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The Atlantic Equipment Project

Our friend Ashleigh recently has recently released a bunch of rad bags for the outdoor enthusiasts like myself. Here’s a bit of background and feel free to check out the site by clicking here. “It takes a certain kind…

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Growing // Episode 14 – Cutting Back

Ferg heads out for a surf at his local break before meeting up with the all Ireland scythe champions to show how they are keeping traditional methods of mowing grass & reaping crops alive.…

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The History of Mullaghmore

Here’s a great little article around the History of Mullaghmore by Shambles. It’s a pretty interesting read and great to see that the surf is giving back to the local community too. Read the full article here Images by…