The Bundoran Weekly

The Bundoran Weekly

Bundoran Tourism Officer Shane Smyth hosts a weekly rundown of what's happening in Bundoran, County Donegal, Ireland for the weekend and weeks ahead.

Episodes

June 2, 2023 18 mins
This week on episode #234 Shane Smyth talks to Marc Geagan about his new Donegal Bay Guitar Festival which will happen in Bundoran next January.
More details soon on https://www.modalcitizenrecords.com/
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This week on episode #233 Shane Smyth talks to Daniel Browne of Sea Sessions Surf and Music Festival which takes place in Bundoran next month.
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This week on episode #231 Shane Smyth talks to Mary Daly of the Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival which happens across the forthcoming August bank holiday weekend.
For info on the Ballyshannon Folk Festival click - http://ballyshannonfolkfestival.com/
To donate to the RNLI fundraiser - https://www.justgiving.com/page/one-crew-climb-errigal
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This week on episode #231 Shane Smyth talks to Linda Connolly of the Kicking Donkey and Keith Mannion promoter about their efforts to get even more live music to Bundoran!
Check out their Spotify playlist here - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4TopdiPGPAztRV9hUzZSYj?si=799766d201494a4a
To donate to the RNLI fundraiser - https://www.justgiving.com/page/one-crew-climb-errigal
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This week on episode #230 Shane Smyth talks to Carmel Mulhern of the Bundoran Darkness into Light committee about the final preparations for the event which happens tonight.
Register for the walk here - https://www.darknessintolight.ie/sign-up
Get updates from the local committee including the route here - https://www.facebook.com/DarknessIntoLightBundoran
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This week on episode #229 Shane Smyth talks to Charles Friel of the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland about the “Bundoran Express” taking to the rails a few weeks ago from Dundalk to Dublin.
Find out more about the Railway Preservation Society here - https://www.steamtrainsireland.com/
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This week on episode #228 Shane Smyth talks to Paddy Donoghue about the event he is holding for Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday April 27th.
Find out more about the event - https://discoverbundoran.com/events/an-evening-of-poetry-and-song/
To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly.
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This week on episode #227 Shane Smyth gives a rundown of what’s happening in Bundoran over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
For all the latest on Easter in Bundoran click https://discoverbundoran.com/easter
To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly.
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This week on episode #226 Shane Smyth talks to Collie Drummond of Bundoran Community Library about the large array of services on offer in the facility including a sensory pod and office pod.
Find out more about the online facilities available by logging on to https://www.donegallibrary.ie/
For all the latest on Easter in Bundoran click https://discoverbundoran.com/easter
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This week on episode #225 Shane Smyth talks to Paul McLoone about the “Let’s Talk About Cancer” event taking place in the Abbey Centre Ballyshannon on Saturday 13th of May.
Book tickets for the event here - https://abbeycentre.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/1173640335
To register your spot in the Bundoran Bay Swim - click http://bundoranbayswim.com/
For all the latest on Easter in Bundoran click https://discoverbundoran.com/east...
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This week on episode #224 Shane Smyth talks to Fergus Cleary about this year’s Micheál O’Cleirigh Summer School happening in Rossnowlagh from 5-7th May.
For more on the Summer School click https://mocleirigh.ie/
To register your spot in the Bundoran Bay Swim - click http://bundoranbayswim.com/
For all the latest on St Patrick’s Day see https://discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday
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This week on episode #223 Shane Smyth talks to Paddy Donoghue, founder of the Atlantic Writers Ink Writing Group.
To register your spot in the Bundoran Bay Swim - click http://bundoranbayswim.com/
For all the latest on St Patrick’s Day see https://discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday
To take part in the parade, complete the registration at https://discoverbundoran.com/parade
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This week on episode #222 Shane Smyth talks to Killian O’Kelly about the annual Bundoran Bay Swim which happens in July.
To register your spot in the Bundoran Bay Swim - click http://bundoranbayswim.com/
For all the latest on St Patrick’s Day see https://discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday
To take part in the parade, complete the registration at https://discoverbundoran.com/parade
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This week on episode #221 Shane Smyth talks to John O’Connell - Parade Director for the Bundoran St Patrick’s Day parade which happens as usual on Friday March 17th at 3:30pm.
To take part in the parade, complete the registration at https://discoverbundoran.com/parade
For all the latest on St Patrick’s Day see https://discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday
To register your spot in the Bundoran 10 run at the start of March, click https:...
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This week on episode #220 Shane Smyth talks to John Travers of the Ballyshannon Drama Society about their production on stage this weekend - A Delicate Balance. He also looks forward to the 70th Ballyshannon Drama Festival taking place from March 12th - 19th.
To register your spot in the Bundoran 10 run at the start of March, click https://bundoran10.com/
To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @b...
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This week on episode #219 Shane Smyth talks to Martin McDevitt, Martin McGee, Sarah O’Malley-Daly and Ann Morrow who are all ice swimmers and practice often in Bundoran’s Thrupenny Pool. The “Donegal 4” recently competed in the World Ice Swimming Championships in France.
To register your spot in the Bundoran 10 run at the start of March, click https://bundoran10.com/
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This week on episode #218 Shane Smyth gives a rundown of the weekend’s entertainment lineup in Bundoran for the new bank holiday weekend. Watch Bundoran on TG4’s Moving West here - shorturl.at/mqTU2
For information on this weekend’s Feile na mBan see https://www.facebook.com/Feilenamban or https://www.feilenamban.ie/
To register your spot in the Bundoran 10 run at the start of March, click https://bundoran10.com/
To get in touch wi...
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This week on episode #217 Shane Smyth talks to Ryan Allen of Irish Gap Year about his company that brings hundreds of American students to Bundoran for part of their gap year.
To find out more about Irish Gap Year see https://irishgapyear.com/
For information on Feile na mBan see https://www.facebook.com/Feilenamban or https://www.feilenamban.ie/
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This week on episode #216 Shane Smyth talks to Dr Niamh Hamill of the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland who are this weekend hosting the Atlantic Irish Fest. She is also one of the organisers of the brand new Feile na mBan which takes place over the new St Bridget’s Bank Holiday weekend in a fortnight’s time.
For information on Feile na mBan see https://www.facebook.com/Feilenamban
For information on Atlantic Irish Fest see https:/...
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This week on episode #215 Shane Smyth talks to Daniel Browne, one of the organisers of Sea Sessions which takes place in June and he’ll give an update on how preparations are going as well as revealing some big venue news!
For tickets and lineup click https://www.seasessions.com/
To register your spot in the Bundoran 10 run at the start of March, click https://bundoran10.com/
To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranw...
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