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Ireland Photo Gallery: The Wild West Coast
It's Ireland's Gilded Age! So go on: Surf a mythic 40-foot (12-meter) break, kayak the crystalline coastline, and hike the unmarked wilds. But please, for your own good, don't step in the fairy blood.  Photograph by Alex di Suvero

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We were invited to attend a sea kayaking guide course, taught by Jim Kennedy (pictured). The government currently subsidizes students' sea kayaking classes. Universal sea kayaking—progress indeed!

Jim is a champion distance paddler and coach. He and I shared a tandem with my cameras and no dry bag. Here, I was holding my camera backwards at the water's edge.

—Contributing Photographer Alex di Suvero 

Feature Article: Ireland Uncorked   |  Adventure Guide: Ireland

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