Smerwick in August

We had a fantastic time in Ballydavid. The weather was very good , so hot that we had to have our own little jacuzzi by the pier wall to cool down. Diving was very enjoyable . We dived Dun na gCapaill, Carrig Dubh swim through had to be done a few times as it was…

A great evenings work

Prior to resuming our diving season, or after buying new equipment we should do a little training to ensure our diving will be as safe as it can be, we all have a duty of care to our family and friends to be as well prepared before we dive. It’s very important to be familiar…

Brandon 2014

For those of you who have been to Brandon you know what I mean when I say amazing. For those of you who have not been – you may get the opportunity next year! Friday evening saw the first of us arrive with the boat and compressor ready for action. We parked the camper on…

New Logo

Aughinish Diving Club are pleased to unveil their new logo.  revisions to the logo have been discussed by various committees, and raised at a number of AGMs.  It was finally felt that we had grown away from our origins with Aughinish Alumina and the time had come to look for a new symbol for the club. Following an open invitation for designs,…

My first dive in Kilkee

Sunday, 30th March was my first dive in Kilkee. We dived Newfee. The sun was shining, the sea blue but unfortunately the visibility under water was poor. I saw shellfish, crabs, starfish, snails and sea cucumbers. These were all new sights for me. It took a while to start off but after a few minutes…

The Lake

The snorkel last Saturday was surprisingly nice. The bad reputation it has about being cold isn’t deserved, and the calm, clear fresh water more than makes up for the slightly lower temperature which doesn’t make much difference anyway if you have a tight fitting wetsuit. Even though I prefer diving I would still go back…