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Bundoran Tourism Officer Shane Smyth hosts a weekly rundown of what's happening in Bundoran, County Donegal, Ireland for the weekend and weeks ahead.
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Due to current world events we are looking back on some of our previous interviews. This week Shane Smyth talks to Grainne and Joan from local band The Screaming Orphans who were back home before Christmas and are waiting out the lockdown in their Bundoran home again. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 13th December 2019. Catch the Screaming Orphans’ next Facebook live gig at https://www.facebook.com/screamingorphans/To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus Please support local businesses opening during Phase 1 - https://discoverbundoran.com/2020/05/bundoran-businesses-opening-phase-1/ Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are looking back on some of our previous interviews. This week Shane Smyth talks to musician and podcaster Bressie about his “Where Is My Mind” podcast and also about spending his summers in Bundoran. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 2nd August 2020. Listen to Bressie’s podcast here - https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/where-is-my-mind/id1470956619 To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus Please support local businesses opening during Phase 1 - https://discoverbundoran.com/2020/05/bundoran-businesses-opening-phase-1/ Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are looking back on some of our previous interviews. This week Shane Smyth talks to actress Caroline Harvey who has made Bundoran her home and surfing her passion! To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events many events have been cancelled. One of those to fall foul is the annual Darkness Into Light walk which was due to take place this weekend. Shane catches up with Taralouise McCaughey of the local organising committee to talk about the special event they are doing online on Saturday. To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo donate or register for the rescheduled walk in October click www.darknessintolight.ie To keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus Purchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are listening back to previous interviews from the podcast. This week Shane Smyth talks to local man Cathal Gallagher who took part in the 2019 series of RTE’s Operation Transformation. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 25th October 2019.To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are listening back to previous interviews from the podcast. This week Shane talks to Steve Scher who is a broadcast journalism lecturer at Bellevue College in Seattle, Washington who has brought his students to Bundoran via the Institute of Study Abroad on cultural trips. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 3rd May 2019.To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are listening back to previous interviews from the podcast. This week Shane talks to Annigje Kruytbosch who is the president of the Douzelage European Town Twinning organisation of which Bundoran has been a member since 1991. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 31st May 2019.To find out more about Douzelage click here - www.discoverbundoran.com/douzelage or www.douzelage.eu To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are listening back to previous interviews from the podcast. This week Shane talks to Johnny Gallagher of the Boxtie band. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 2nd November 2018.To read a transcript and watch a video of this interview click here - https://discoverbundoran.com/2020/04/at-home-with-johnny-gallagher/To read our statement regarding travel to Bundoran at Easter please click here - https://discoverbundoran.com/2020/04/stay-safe-stay-home-for-easter/ To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are listening back to previous interviews from the podcast. This week Shane talks to Patricia Brennan of Brennan’s Criterion Bar in Bundoran which closed its doors on September 30th 2018. In 2019, Patricia and her late sister Nan were honoured by the Donegal Vintners for their service to the pub trade in the town. She spoke with Shane in the days before the event. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 8th February 2019.To read a transcript of this interview click here - https://discoverbundoran.com/2019/02/memories-of-bundoran-with-patricia-brennan/To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyTo keep up to date with what’s happening in Bundoran during the Coronavirus outbreak see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
Due to current world events we are listening back to previous interviews from the podcast. This week Shane talks to Phil Coulter who started his career here in Bundoran. This interview was first broadcast on Friday 10th August 2018.For information on how the Coronavirus is affecting Bundoran, please see www.discoverbundoran.com/coronavirus/To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyAll with thanks to https://aib.ie/
With the world being in an unprecedented situation we thought we would offer a small distraction and replay some of our older interviews. This week we're giving you the chance to hear our interview with Charlie McGettigan from September 2019. We will continue with this format until things get back to normal. Check out the blog of this podcast here - https://discoverbundoran.com/2018/10/charlie-mcgettigans-bundoran/Check out the video of this podcast here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioNenHT6R8o&t=5sTo get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to Peter McIntyre of the Allingham Arms who have their 25th annual March Country Music Festival on this weekend. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events To register to take part in our St Patrick’s Day parade click - www.discoverbundoran.com/parade To find out what’s going on for St Patrick’s weekend click - www.discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday Download our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 Town Map 2020 Brochure 2020Both maps 2020To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to Bundoran business man Cormac Meehan who runs Meehan Travel and was also recently the president of the Irish Travel Agents Association. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events To register to take part in our St Patrick’s Day parade click - www.discoverbundoran.com/parade To find out what’s going on for St Patrick’s weekend click - www.discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksday Download our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 Town Map 2020 Brochure 2020Both maps 2020To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to Eamon Harvey who is race director for the 10th annual Cara Bundoran Run which happens on Friday 13th/Saturday 14th March. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events To register to take part in our St Patrick’s Day parade click - www.discoverbundoran.com/parade To find out what’s going on for St Patrick’s weekend click - www.discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksdayDownload our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 Town Map 2020 Brochure 2020Both maps 2020To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to Emmett Travers about the Right of Way case which was commemorated last week in Bundoran. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events To find out what’s going on for Valentine’s weekend click - www.discoverbundoran.com/valentines To register to take part in our St Patrick’s Day parade click - www.discoverbundoran.com/parade To find out what’s going on for St Patrick’s weekend click - www.discoverbundoran.com/stpatricksdayDownload our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 Town Map 2020 Brochure 2020Both maps 2020To find out more about the Right of Way case in Bundoran click - https://discoverbundoran.com/historic-bundoran/rightofway/ To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to internationally renowned surfer Noah Lane who now lives in Bundoran. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. Check out his crazy video here - https://www.instagram.com/p/B8J2i4mHs3c/To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events To find out what’s going on for Valentine’s weekend click - www.discoverbundoran.com/valentines Download our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 Town Map 2020 Brochure 2020Both maps 2020To find out more about the Right of Way case in Bundoran click - https://discoverbundoran.com/historic-bundoran/rightofway/ To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to Tony McGowan, Lifeboat Operations Manager with Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat - the volunteer crew has their annual fundraising dance tonight at the Allingham. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events Download our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapLocation.pdfTown Map 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapTown2020.pdfBrochure 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranBrochure15_Web.pdfBoth maps 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapSpreadJan15.pdf To find out more about Bundoran RNLI click - www.bundoranlifeboat.org and the RNLI in general at www.rnli.org and www.respectthewater.com To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane looks back at the launch event of the new 2020 Discover Bundoran brochure. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events Download our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapLocation.pdfTown Map 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapTown2020.pdfBrochure 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranBrochure15_Web.pdfBoth maps 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapSpreadJan15.pdf To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to Daniel Browne one of the organisers of Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival which happens in June to see how preparations are coming on and also to talk about the Unsigned Sessions which continue this weekend in the Chasin Bull. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events Download our new promotional materials:Regional Map 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapLocation.pdfTown Map 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapTown2020.pdfBrochure 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranBrochure15_Web.pdfBoth maps 2020 - https://discoverbundoran.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/BundoranMapSpreadJan15.pdf To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
This week Shane talks to John O’Connell of the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland who will be hosting the Atlantic Irish Fest in Bundoran next weekend. Shane will also give a rundown of what’s happening this weekend in town. For more on the Atlantic Irish Fest click - https://atlanticirishfest.com/ To check out the event guide with downloadable pdf click - www.discoverbundoran.com/events To get in touch with the podcast email podcast@bundoranweekly.com or tweet @bundoranweekly. Also find is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bundoranweeklyPurchase our theme tune - The Man from Bundoran from the Songs of Erne album - https://songsoferne.com/All with thanks to https://aib.ie/
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