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Irish Geological Survey to collect Donegal Data

Have you heard of the Tellus survey? It may be relevant to you. Conducted by the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland. The latest phase of the survey involves an aircraft flying at a low height over western County Donegal, and will [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Sea Sessions scoops IMRO award For Live Music Festival of the Year!

Sea Sessions Surf Music Festival was named "IMRO Live Music Festival of the Year 2016" at the annual IMRO awards in Dublin last night.  Having been in the same category as major music events like Electric Picnic, Cork Jazz Festival, and Longitude, organisers were delighted to have achieved the highly sought after accolade.  Festival Director [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bundoran announced as stage finish for An Post Rás 2017

GPO, Dublin, 14th February: The 2017 An Post Rás route was announced this morning at the GPO. Returning to Donegal for the first time in five years, the organisers of An Post Rás have unveiled a challenging route.  It features several stages of tough climbing, including two of the most difficult ascents in the country [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Sea Sessions Lineup Announced!

The Coronas, Primal Scream, Sigma, Foy Vance, All Tvvins, Badly Drawn Boy, Mr Scruff, Dreadzone, Brian Deady, Aine Cahill, Wyvern Lingo, Little Hours, Gurr, Kormac, Talos, The Cuban Brothers, Caravana Sun, Otherkin, Stomptown Brass, Touts, Soule, Bitch Falcon, Jack O Rourke, Jafaris, Le Boom, Penrose, Eve Belle, Apella, Tiz Mc Namara, Wolves of Youth, Keith [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Waterworld Bundoran seek 2017 Charity Partners

Waterworld Bundoran seek 2017 Charity Partners Ahead of the opening of its 26th season, Ireland’s Premier Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground, Waterworld Bundoran has announced that it is seeking 4 charities to be beneficiary partners this year. In 2016, local charities Bundoran Community Childcare, Ballyshannon Community Childcare, Ballyshannon/Bundoran NYP and the Bluestack Centre received €625 each [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

The top 10 Sea Sessions Headliners

It’s hard to believe that in 2017, Sea Sessions Surf Music Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary. First held in September 2007 the festival has grown from welcoming a few hundred people to regularly welcoming and selling out to 5000 right on the beach front. As we look forward to this year’s event in June, [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Major success for Donegal Tourism at Holiday World Shows

Donegal’s wealth of tourist destinations and recent awards has been brought to the attention of the thousands of people who visited the annual Holiday World Shows in both Belfast and Dublin in recent weeks. The Dublin Holiday World Show saw over 43,000 people making their way to the RDS in Dublin and over 22,000 in [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Taste of Rory announced for Rory Gallagher Festival

Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival 2017 are delighted to announce that former members of "TASTE" - John Wilson and Richie McCracken with Sam Davidson are to perform at this years 4 day International Festival in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland in honour of the Late Rory Gallagher. Legendary Taste drummer John Wilson who, along with bass [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Welcome 2017 and bring on the Parsnip Soup!

In the first of a series of guest blogs, Clare Best talks about her new year visit to Bundoran and the recent Transatlantic Connections Conference: Three weeks into the New Year and I haven’t broken a single New Year’s resolution. But that’s because I don’t much like resolutions and I didn’t make any. Resolution implies something [...]

Cara Bundoran Challenge 2017 Charities announced

It was recently announced that four deserving charities will benefit from the Cara Bundoran Challenge 2017. Cycle against suicide, RNLI local lifeboats, Bundoran Development Community Centre and Tir Chonaill Athletics Club. The event, over the past five years has expanded and gained an International reputation that attracts entries from local keep fit enthusiasts to National [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments
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