To build a new pier, the Crab Island and Doolin Point waves might forever be destroyed, two waves that have been on the “must surf" list of any travelling surfers coming to Ireland, from Kevin Naughton’s arrival in the 70’s, to the McNulty brothers virgin surf on their ancestral turf in the 80’s, to Anthony Walsh’s extended stay last winter.

But as informs, the battle isn't lost yet and you can still make a difference by sending a physical letter to the Environment, Heritage & Local Government before April 21st, 2011 and join the Facebook Group.