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".

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