The Discovery Room

In 2017 we introduced the Discovery Room to Shore Shots - a place where creatives, influencers and thought leaders could talk about their work, their inspiration and the discoveries they've made along the way.

All talks were live-streamed online and watched in places as diverse as California, Australia and Japan as our guests sat down for long-form interviews with journalist and presenter Jim Carroll

Dorothy Cross is considered one of Ireland's leading international artists. Working with diverse media, including sculpture, photography, video and installation, she represented Ireland at the 1993 Venice Biennale

JC is one of the co-founders of the Movember Foundation, the world’s largest men’s health organisation, dedicated to changing the face of men’s health.

Having raised over €850million for charity, JC now heads up the Global Innovations team at the Movember Foundation, focusing on long-term, global projects designed to develop the already significant success of the brand and men's health.

Lucia Griggi is an award winning surf and lifestyle photographer who has travelled the world and won dozens of awards. Her clients to date include ESPN, Esquire, Inc, Wired, GQ, National Geographic, Disney, Warner Brothers, CBS, BBC, Expedia, Ink-global, Sri Lankan Airlines, Men’s Journal, Conde Nast TravellerOutside, House & Garden Bespoke, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy & Mather and many more.

Olan O'Brien is founder and owner of All City Records, a Dublin-based record shop and graffitti store. His record label has notched up more than 100 releases on vinyl in genres spanning hip-hop, beats, house and techno. 

Finn Ni Fhaolain is the blogger and chef behind Finn's Fit Food. Her first book was published in April 2017.

Matt Smith runs the Moy Hill Community Farm in Co Clare. A long-time surfer, sailor and brand ambassador for Finisterre, he also publishes the independent surf anthology Backwash