There were some spectacular waves around the coast of Co. Sligo last week with no doubt many a surfer struggling to take them on. It wasn't an issue for Ollie O'Flaherty however, who has a name for himself for being one of Ireland’s most talented big-wave surfers.
As you can see in the video below, Ollie, from Lahinch in Co. Clare, impressively took on a giant wave at Mullaghmore last week and earned himself a nomination from the World Surf League for "Ride of the Year".
Check it out:
Ollie O Flaherty just got nominated by the @wsl for ‘Ride of the Year' after being towed into this beast at Mullghmore last week ðŸ˜²@JOEdotie @TheSun @wildatlanticway @sligotourism @ExploreMullmore @Lovindotie @entertainmentIE @IrishSurfing
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— Shore Shots (@ShoreShotsSurf) February 22, 2018