OceanAddicts are coming to the 2019 Dive Show!

ocean addicts

Oceanaddicts is a PADI 5 Star Resort www.padi.com 

We operate our Dive Centre from our base onboard our ex Royal Navy fleet tender “Embarr”. The diving takes place either from our 9m rib or from our 10m Lochin 333 hard boat. We dive from Cork Harbour to the Old Head of Kinsale and our dive sites are a mixture of wreck and reefs. Find out more 

Liveaboard Kinsale Based As well as acting as our Dive Centre, you can stay onboard Embarr in Kinsale. We provide B&B, lunch and snacks on board for your stay. Take all the hassle out of your trip away by staying and diving with us. Find out more

Snorkelling Oceanaddicts run guided snorkels on demand. Get a different view of the Wild Atlantic Way from the sea. Look up at tall cliffs with their nesting sea birds and down at the amazing marine life living below them.

We will supply you with a warm wet suit and snorkel equipment. You will travel to the snorkel site by boat enjoying our wonderful scenery along the way. There is much to see from colourful anemones, starfish, crabs and fish and all while in the safe hands of your snorkel guide / instructor. A fast boat spin back to Embarr completes your trip. For more information contact anne@oceanaddicts.ie

Scenic Boat Trips Coming to the South of Ireland for a break and looking for something different to try for your holidays, hen/stag, or just up for a blast at sea?  Are you a member of a photography club? Do you enjoy the outdoors? Do you enjoy our coastal scenery? Have you an interest in nature and wild things? Why not take a coastal cruise with us and enjoy all of what the South Coast of Ireland has to offer. Contact us for more details anne@oceanaddicts.ie

Corporate Trips We provide corporate and team-building trips on our boats. These trips can be tailored to your needs and designed around the time you wish to spend on board.

Boat Charter Are you working on a research project and need to charter a boat? We have the boat for you; our 24m ex Royal Navy fleet tender has a spacious lounge and a shelter deck and provides a stable platform from which you can carry out your research / survey in comfort. Our Rib is ideal for those wishing to cover ground fast she is very comfortable and stable. Our Locking 333 is comfortable and stable and has access to the water through a door at the back. Whether you are studying bird life or fish life, the Seabed or cliff face we can get you there and back quickly and safely.

Obama Plaza sponsors the Dive Show

Our thanks to Barack Obama Plaza, Moneygall, for providing sponsorship towards Dive Ireland 2019.


If you would like to come aboard as a sponsor of this national event, sponsorship options include:


  • Main sponsor: Promote your business as the main sponsor of the 2019 Dive Show. This would also provide you with the opportunity to have your business logo displayed at all activities and events attended by Lough Derg Sub Aqua Club over the next two years. There would be an option to renew sponsorship on an annual basis thereafter, if so desired.


  • Associate sponsor: Support the 2019 Dive Show as an associate sponsor by giving whatever you can towards facilitating this national event in Nenagh. All sponsors will be credited in print media and social media platforms promoting the Dive Show, as well as a special booklet that will be published in association with the event.
  • Sponsor a room: Sponsor one of the speaker rooms or exhibition areas at the event.


  • Sponsor a prize: There will be a raffle at this year’s Dive Show and we would like to offer you the opportunity to contribute a prize. All contributions will, of course, also be acknowledged.




If you are interested in sponsoring the 2019 Dive Show in Nenagh, then please feel free to contact us and discuss the options further.  For more information, please contact Simon O’Duffy at 087-9083397, Fiona Ryan at 086-3343305, or email us at info@diveireland.ie.



Flagship Scuba welcomed to the Dive Show!

Flagship Scuba is a specialist company in sales and servicing of diving and marine equipment in the recreational and commercial diving market.  We are also suppliers of Search and Recovery equipment to State Agencies and volunteer groups.

Flagship Scuba was founded in 1999 by Rory Golden, who has been actively diving since 1976. Rory wanted to create a company which could provide a full range of products to the growing number of people taking up diving as a recreational activity.

The Company was originally and uniquely located on the old Aran Islands Ferry, “Naomh Eanna”, in Grand Canal Basin, Dublin 4, which was our home for 15 years. During this time we have grown to become the largest Scuba Diving retail store in Ireland.

We are now located in a 2000 sq. foot premises in Sandycove, Co. Dublin, which is close to the East Coast’s most popular shore diving location, and five minutes away from the main port of Dun Laoghaire, where most dive boats in Dublin are based.

This large retail unit has the ideal space to allow us to set out the full range of diving equipment we stock.  We are dealers for all the major brands such as Apeks, Aqualung, Atomic Aquatics, Beuchat, Cressi, Fourth Element, Northern Diver, Ocean Technology Systems, Spare Air, Scubapro and Suunto. This makes us ideally placed to kit out all levels of diver, from the novice right through to the experienced and technical one.

With over 50 years of combined diving experience, we are here to offer fair and impartial advice to assist you in selecting the correct equipment for you and your diving needs. We are a small Irish Company, run by divers for divers, so come visit Ireland’s No. 1 dive store, ask us for advice, or just  browse the different categories here at our online store, and email or ring us us with any queries.

Click the logo below to visit the Flagship Scuba website…

South West Tech are Nenagh-bound next March!

South West Tech is a TDI dive centre owned and run by two CFT members from Daunt sub aqua. It is Ireland’s only Apeks techncial centre, supplying, configuring and servicing all Apeks equipment.

We are also dealers for X-Deep, Light for Me, Suex, Blue Orb, Nautilus, and more. We only supply equipment we have extensively dived ourselves and our prices include advice, set-up, fitting to your needs and adjusting as needed. We can also train you on every bit of gear from scooters through to the JJ-CCR rebreather.

Training in CCR, overhead and open circuit with specialisms in Sidemount, Technical DPV and wreck penetration are all available.

We train and run trips all over the world including in 2017 Mexico, Florida, Croatia, Malta, Egypt, Lanzarote and of course here in Ireland.

South West Tech are delighted to be exhibiting at Dive Ireland 2019. Our stand, A16, will feature:

• A sofa (maybe coffee) to chat about our TDI (technical diving international) training courses
• Apeks’ latest MTX-R and XL specialist cold water regulators from Ireland’s only Apeks technical centre
• The JJ-CCR Rebreather as Ireland’s factory-authorised official dealer, service centre and instructor
• Suex Scooters – learn about safety and what scooters can do for next level diving
• Razor, Apeks and Xdeep sidemount systems side by side
• The new xdeep boltsnaps – tradition innovated
Check out our online shop and website – www.shop.swt.ie and www.swt.ie– for a preview.

Atlantic Composites to exhibit at the Dive Show

Atlantic Composites will have a trade stand at the Dive Show in Nenagh next March

Atlantic Composites are a boat design, manufacture and repair company based in County Donegal. They are the only boat manufacturing company in Ireland who uses the Vacuum Infusion process to manufacture our RIB boats.


One unique side of the Atlantic Composites business is our Research and Development facility.

In an effort to develop the Vacuum Infusion technology that we use, not only for marine crafts, but also for other products, we have previously linked with Sligo Institute of Technology. We also currently work with LYIT Letterkenny Institute of Technology and Co-Lab.


Breathing Air Systems for the Dive Show!


We’re delighted to confirm that Breathing Air Systems will be exhibiting at Dive Ireland 2019!


Breathing Air Systems  Engineering Ltd are a Dublin based company specialising in high pressure testing, equipment leasing and sales.

The company has many years experience in dealing with high pressure equipment in a multitude of industrial, laboratory and recreational settings. They offer a fully certified Hydrotest Station and Eddy Current test rig to retest and certify all Seba cylinders and scuba cylinders.

Click the logo to visit the website.