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Discover Bundoran is the tourism partnership that exists to promote the seaside town of Bundoran, County Donegal – part of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Discover Bundoran is the tourism partnership that exists to promote the seaside town of Bundoran, County Donegal – part of the Wild Atlantic Way.
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Discover Bundoran is the tourism partnership that exists to promote the seaside town of Bundoran, County Donegal – part of the Wild Atlantic Way.

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English

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Episodes

036 - The Bundoran Weekly - 15th March 2019

3/15/2019
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This week Shane talks to John O’Connell, Parade director for the Bundoran St Patrick’s Day parade about what can be expected from this Sunday’s event. He also gives a rundown of what's happening for this weekend in Bundoran. To find out more about St Patrick’s Day in Bundoran - www.discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday To register to take part in the St Patrick’s Day parade in Bundoran - www.discoverbundoran.com/parade To register for Darkness Into Light - www.darknessintolight.ie To register...

Duration:00:12:57

035 - The Bundoran Weekly - March 8th 2019

3/8/2019
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This week Shane talks to Sea Sessions organiser Daniel Browne to get an update on how things are going for one of the biggest weekends of the year in Bundoran. He also gives a rundown of what's happening for this weekend in Bundoran. To register for Darkness Into Light - www.darknessintolight.ie To register as a volunteer for Bundoran’s Darkness Into Light - www.discoverbundoran.com/dil To find out more about St Patrick’s Day in Bundoran - www.discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday To register...

Duration:00:21:16

034 - The Bundoran Weekly - March 1st 2019

3/1/2019
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This week Shane talks to Cara Bundoran Run race director Eamon Harvey about the final preparations underway for the event which happens next weekend. He also gives a rundown of what's happening for this weekend in Bundoran. To register for the Cara Bundoran run www.carabundoranrun.com To register for Darkness Into Light - www.darknessintolight.ie To register as a volunteer for Bundoran’s Darkness Into Light - www.discoverbundoran.com/dil To find out more about St Patrick’s Day in Bundoran -...

Duration:00:15:19

033 - The Bundoran Weekly - February 22nd 2019.

2/22/2019
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This week Shane talks to Bundoran Golf Club vice captain and chair of the organising committee of the ProAm which is taking place on June 7th. He also gives a rundown of what's happening for this weekend in Bundoran. For more on the ProAm see www.discoverbundoran.com/golf To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweekly Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne...

Duration:00:16:48

032 - The Bundoran Weekly - February 15th 2019

2/15/2019
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This week Shane talks to Aoife NiLochlainn, Public Policy Manager with Siro who have just announced that Bundoran will be one of the 6 towns in Donegal that will be rolled out with gigabit broadband before the end of 2019. This will mean Bundoran will have broadband speeds as fast as they have in Hong Kong! More details at www.siro.ie To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweekly

Duration:00:17:15

031 - The Bundoran Weekly - February 9th 2019

2/8/2019
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This week Shane speaks with Patricia Brennan of the Criterion Bar (now closed) on Bundoran's Main Street. Patricia along with her late sister Nan were honoured by the Donegal branch of the Vintner's Federation of Ireland for their service to the pub trade in Bundoran and the county on Thursday 7th of February at a ceremony at the Great Northern Hotel. They speak about times gone by and the changes in Bundoran since she and Nan started in the bar over 50 years ago. Read a transcript of the...

Duration:00:23:24

030 - The Bundoran Weekly - February 1st 2019

2/1/2019
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This week Shane talks to athlete and former race director with the Cara Bundoran Run Paddy Donoghue who gives his top tips if you're preparing for the event on the 9th of March - even if you haven't started training yet!! Paddy has also done a blog on the best places to go running in Bundoran which you can read here - http://discoverbundoran.com/2018/11/top-places-for-running-in-bundoran/ We also mentioned that the Ronan Gallagher Band new single has been released - you can watch the video...

Duration:00:16:28

029 - The Bundoran Weekly - January 25th 2019

1/25/2019
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This week Shane looks forward to all of the great entertainment happening in Bundoran this weekend and looks ahead to events in February and also St Patrick's Day. The Annual St Patrick's Day parade will take place on Sunday 17th March at 3:30pm from East End. Community groups, businesses, tourism attractions and bands are all welcome to participate on the day. If you would like to take part, please fill out the form on at www.discoverbundoran.com/parade. For further information email...

Duration:00:08:34

028 - The Bundoran Weekly - January 18th 2019

1/18/2019
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This week Shane talks about the new season in Bundoran and plays the highlights of the brochure launch event which took place earlier this week in Bundoran Community Centre. To read more on 2019 in Bundoran, watch the promo video and download the new brochure, see www.discoverbundoran.com/newseason To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweekly

Duration:00:11:22

027 - The Bundoran Weekly - 11th January 2019

1/11/2019
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This week Shane talks to actress Caroline Harvey of RTE's Fair City who is currently in Bundoran learning to become a surf instructor and lifeguard with the ETB and TurfNSurf. Check out https://isaireland.com/conferencesandevents/symposium/ for more details on this weekend's event with the Transatlantic Connections Conference. Watch the Discover Bundoran Review of the Year - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuxBi1GtSeg To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet...

Duration:00:18:32

026 - The Bundoran Weekly - January 4th 2019

1/4/2019
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This week Shane talks to Dr Niamh Hamill of the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland who will next week welcome students from Drew University to the annual Transatlantic Connections Conference in Bundoran. As part of this a special poetry event will take place. More details at https://isaireland.com/conferencesandevents/symposium/ Watch the Discover Bundoran Review of the Year - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuxBi1GtSeg To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or...

Duration:00:09:49

025 - The Bundoran Weekly - December 21st 2018

12/21/2018
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It's the final podcast before Christmas and of 2018! This week Shane talks to Tiernan Brady, host of the annual Christmas Quiz in the Chasin Bull this Sunday night. He also gives a rundown of what's happening for the Christmas in Bundoran and into the new year. Opening times over Christmas - http://discoverbundoran.com/2018/12/opening-times-over-christmas/ Public transport arrangements - http://discoverbundoran.com/2018/12/public-transport-over-christmas/ Events over Christmas -...

Duration:00:16:16

024 - The Bundoran Weekly - December 14th 2018

12/14/2018
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This week Shane Smyth talks with Dr Niamh Hamill of the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland who are organising the Atlantic Irish Fest in Bundoran in January. He also gives a rundown of what's happening in Bundoran for the weekend and in the days leading up to Christmas. Read more about the Atlantic Irish Fest here - http://discoverbundoran.com/2018/11/atlantic-irish-fest-set-for-bundoran-this-january/ Find out more about Christmas in Bundoran here - http://discoverbundoran.com/christmas

Duration:00:11:35

023 - The Bundoran Weekly - December 7th 2018

12/7/2018
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This week Shane Smyth talks to Canice Nicholas, joint MD at Cara Pharmacy who are the title sponsors of the Cara Bundoran Run which happens on the weekend of the 8th-10th March 2019. Registration is now open at www.carabundoranrun.com For more on events in Bundoran over Christmas see www.discoverbundoran.com/christmas and for events year round check out www.discoverbundoran.com/events.

Duration:00:16:32

022 - The Bundoran Weeky - November 30th 2018

11/30/2018
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This week Shane talks to Anderson Keys, General Manager of Waterworld Bundoran on the facility recently receiving Donegal's National Quality Standard award from Ireland Active. He also runs down what's happening in the town this weekend and over the coming weeks as we head towards Christmas. Find out more about what's happening in Bundoran over Christmas by clicking www.discoverbundoran.com/christmas Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album -...

Duration:00:13:45

021 - The Bundoran Weekly - November 23rd 2018

11/23/2018
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This week Bundoran Tourism Officer gives a rundown of what's going on in the town and starts looking forward to the festive season!

Duration:00:09:08

020 - The Bundoran Weekly - November 16th 2018

11/16/2018
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This week Bundoran Tourism Officer Shane Smyth is joined by Failte Ireland's Máire Aine Gardner, Project Officer for the Wild Atlantic Way who talks about the Failte Ireland plans for 2019 and how they will affect Bundoran. Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/ Read about Failte Ireland's plans here - http://www.failteireland.ie/Utility/News-Library/Failte-Ireland-unveils-range-of-measures-to-sustai.aspx For more on Bundoran...

Duration:00:16:46

019 - The Bundoran Weekly - November 9th 2018

11/9/2018
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This week Shane Smyth talks to Killian O'Kelly of Irish Gap Year and TurfNSurf about the different winter educational opportunities that are available in Bundoran for the surfing industry as well as giving a run down of things happening across town for the weekend. Link to vote in Independent.ie Travel Awards - https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/awards/ - please vote for Bundoran in Category 3 and Tullan Strand in Category 13. Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the...

Duration:00:20:12

018 - The Bundoran Weekly - November 2nd 2018

11/2/2018
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This week Bundoran Tourism Officer Shane Smyth talks to Johnny Gallagher of Boxtie who perform a home gig this weekend. He also gives the rundown of what's happening around the town. Vote for Bundoran in the Independent Travel Awards here - https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/awards/ Check out Shane's chat with Tom Sigafoos of the Allingham Arts Festival here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ng9mBQCn-Ns For more on Bundoran see www.discoverbundoran.com

Duration:00:17:27

017 - The Bundoran Weekly - October 26th 2018

10/26/2018
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It's a bank holiday weekend and we're looking forward to our annual pumpkin carving competition and pumpkin parade next Wednesday! Bundoran Tourism Officer Shane Smyth is chatting to Maura Logue who is director of the event to let everyone know what to expect. More details on www.discoverbundoran.com/pumpkin Voting link for travel awards - https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/awards/ (please vote category 3 "Ireland's Favourite Home Holiday Destination" for Bundoran and category 13...

Duration:00:13:10