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2020 – A YEAR IN NATURISM

THE BEST IRISH NATURIST BITS OF THE PANDEMIC YEAR 2020 was a year of novelties, opportunities and change for Irish Naturism. We started January with record numbers: We sold nearly 150 free tickets to attend our info evening on naturist Spain at the Spanish Cultural Institute in the heart of Dublin. The Tourism attaché from the Spanish […]

Naturist Fiction

Naturist Fiction – E-book Picks, by Dave Zigzag I have just recently started to seek out and read naturist fiction, which is certainly a niche genre. That said, I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and range of titles available. Here are some selections you might consider reading while you try to stay warm and […]

Beginner’s Guide

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ireland in spring 2020 Irish Naturist Association has been organising numerous virtual info talks on diverse naturist thematic.  Alongside specific topics and big focus on naturist practices all over the world, we have also made sure we were offering content for people new to naturism. On December 10th […]

Overseas

Dia duit as Ceanada! Irish Naturist Association has experienced a surge in membership since the beginning of the pandemic. I’m one of those new members, even though I don’t live in Ireland. Many new members were trying naturism for the first time. I’ve been casually participating for more than 10 years. (You might say I’m […]

Réalt the Seal, our official mascot

Irish Naturist Association is proud to announce the adoption of RÉALT THE SEAL, which will be, for the foreseeable future, the official mascot of the association. Artist Ciara Patricia Langan approached Seal Rescue Ireland and, on behalf of Irish Naturist Association, adopted Réalt on 17th November 2020. Like all naturists, Réalt likes nothing better than […]

No labels – All labels

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A CARD CARRYING NATURIST TO ENJOY THE NUDIST LIFESTYLE “I’ve never done this before”. “I’m somewhat out of my comfort zone”. Probably the two most frequent opening lines we hear when people make enquiries to the Irish Naturist Association. What motivates people to get in touch with us? Curiosity, most […]

Coastal Bodies Tour 2020

Coastal Bodies Tour 2020 – Shedding  the shame, by artist Ciara Patricia Langan The Coastal Bodies Tour started in 2019 as a response to an awareness of a problem within Irish society on how we feel about our naked body. The tour aims to document all coastal counties of the Island of Ireland . These […]

Nudist White Rock

White Rock Beach GPS coordinates: 53.267261, -6.106309 Just a 5 minute walk up the Vico Road from Hawk Cliff, a path leads down to White Rock beach, a beautiful sandy beach that offers safe nude bathing. Naturists regularly bathe at the extremities of White Rock beach. Strong swimmers can be observed carefully swimming to Hawk […]

History of Naturism in Ireland

Thursday, the 30th July 2020 AN INTERVIEW WITH PAT GALLAGHER (INA PRESIDENT) REGARDING: THE HISTORY OF NATURISM IN IRELAND HI PAT! WE UNDERSTAND THAT IRELAND WAS A CONSERVATIVE PLACE IN THE PAST SO PLEASE EXPLAIN HOW NATURISM IN IRELAND BEGAN. HOW FOR EXAMPLE DID PEOPLE WHO WISHED TO PRACTICE NATURISM HERE FIND PLACES TO PRACTICE […]