Category Archives: Interview

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 […]

Pamela Fraser, British-Irish Naturist Ambassador

Pamela Fraser in conversation with Irish Naturist Association on her work as an advocate for naturism Pam, can you tell us about your first contact with naturism? When did it all start for you? I found out about naturism when I visited Mark Walsh at his office, Mark is the Event Organiser for British Naturism […]

Interview with the event coordinator of Irish Naturist Association

1) How long have you been volunteering as INA Event Coordinator? I joined INA in summer 2014, the day after I came back from my second nakation in France. I remember standing at Biarritz airport in bewilderment and annoyance, not wanting to accept that I would have to wait 12 months for my next taste […]

An Inteview with Koen Meulemans, President of the Belgian Naturist Federation

1- Can you explain a little bit about the history of naturism in Belgium? Belgium’s history of naturism began more than 60 years ago with the Lambrecht family. This family made their property the centre of organised naturism and it still the case today. In the beginning it was the largest club even within the […]

An interview with Karie, owner at BHH Naturist Villa Fuerteventura

Hi Karie! Tell us about yourself and your naturist origins. I am 52 and I’ve lived in Fuerteventura permanently for six years. Before this I lived in the UK and had a career in theatre which I enjoy immensely but was very stressful. I love the peace and tranquilty living in Fuerteventura and of course […]

“If the Spanish Naturist Federation did not exist, nudism would already be banned from nearly all Spanish beaches” – Ismael Rodrigo, President of the Spanish Naturist Federation

INTERVIEW WITH ISMAEL RODRIGO, PRESIDENT OF THE SPANISH NATURIST FEDERATION   1) Hi Ismael! Could you please explain about the history of Spanish naturism? How did it all start?  FEN (Federación Española de Naturismo) was founded in 1981 through the amalgamation of the Catalan Naturist Club (CCN), a disbanded Mediterranean association, a Basque association (ANV), and a disbanded Andalusian […]