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Pumpkin Carving and Parade 2018

A record crowd turned out for the annual pumpkin carving competition and pumpkin parade in Bundoran on Halloween afternoon with a mixture of locals and visitors enjoying the event which was held in the Atlantic Apartotel. The event, now in its 6th year, saw families and groups come together to carve pumpkins and be creative [...]

By |2018-11-06T16:01:41+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Gallery|0 Comments

Brennan’s Closing Night

After 118 years, on Sunday September 30th, Brennan's Criterion Bar on Main Street closed its doors for the final time. We wish Patricia all the very best on her retirement.  Check out our gallery of photos courtesy of Matt Britton/Donegal Democrat. Patricia's Main Street neighbour Cormac Meehan paid a glowing tribute to his [...]

By |2018-11-06T14:42:42+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Gallery|0 Comments

Charlie McGettigan’s Bundoran

Charlie McGettigan's Bundoran Many internationally renowned artists have started their careers in Bundoran with many claiming the town to be a huge influence in their lives. Tourism Officer Shane Smyth recently sat down with singer songwriter Charlie McGettigan to get his memories of playing in the town in the 60s. Shane:              Alright. We're here with [...]

By |2018-10-30T15:35:45+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Top reasons to golf in Bundoran!

Golfing has been part of the fabric of the town ever since Bundoran Golf Club was established in 1894. If you're in search of a course to try out your golfing skills on, then why not give Bundoran a try! Here's the top reasons to golf in Bundoran: 1 - It's golfer friendly! Bundoran Golf [...]

By |2018-10-30T15:42:24+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Pumpkin Carving and Parade returns for Halloween

The annual pumpkin carving competition and pumpkin parade will once again take place on Halloween day – Wednesday October 31st at the Atlantic Apartotel and Main Street Bundoran. The event will begin at 3:30pm. Families will gather to carve pumpkins together and come up with creative designs to ensure their pumpkin looks the part for [...]

By |2018-10-11T15:03:49+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Tribute to Francis Harvey for Allingham Festival

THE 2018 ALLINGHAM FESTIVAL will bring a vibrant gathering of nationally-recognised writers, artists and filmmakers to Ballyshannon from 7-11 November. Festival highlights will include a tribute to the late Donegal poet Francis Harvey and a performance of his award-winning radio play “Farewell to Every White Cascade”, plus a screening of the critically-acclaimed film “Black '47” [...]

By |2018-10-03T09:40:11+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Storm Paintings Exhibition to open in Bundoran

Thursday 4th of October sees the opening of an exhibition of new Storm Paintings works by Donegal artist Kevin Lowery. It is being held in conjunction with this year's Donegal Bay & Bluestacks Festival. The show will take place at Bundoran's newest gallery and cafe, Buoys & Gulls. The exhibition continues Kevin's exploration of Ireland's coastline.  [...]

By |2018-10-02T14:10:19+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Kilfeather crowned national surf champ

Stephen Kilfeather crowned national surf champ The Irish Surfing Championships took place at the weekend in Bundoran, Co Donegal. The Open Surf was hotly contested. The quarterfinals saw one of last year’s finalists, Dave Blount, West Coast Surf Club and local favourites Aaron Reid and Cian Logue exiting the event. Ollie O’Flaherty, West Coast Surf [...]

By |2018-10-02T12:09:45+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Guide to Bundoran’s Murals

We are blessed in Bundoran to have a large creative talent who give back to their town when they can. Many of our local artists have created wonderful murals which are on display at various locations throughout the town. Here's your guide to Bundoran's murals! Welcome to Bundoran Artist: John Deegan Location: East End, Bundoran [...]

By |2018-10-30T15:33:25+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

National Surf Championships to take place in Bundoran

Irish Surfing, the governing body for surfing in Ireland, has announced that Bundoran Boardriders Surf Club will once again host the Irish National Surf Championships this weekend in Bundoran. The prestigious event will see Ireland's top surfers compete across the two days (conditions dependent). The event will count towards selection for 2019 Teams and will [...]

By |2018-09-26T19:07:08+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments
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