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Barefoot Beach Sports set for Sea Sessions

Only days to go for Sea Sessions 2022!

This weekend, Barefoot beach sports fanatics are set to join Sea Sessions headliners Kodaline, Tinie Tempah, Joel Corry and Basement Jaxx at the biggest beach party weekend of the year as Barefoot Beach Sports make a highly anticipated return.

The incredibly popular Barefoot Beach Sports, sponsored by Barefoot Wine, will feature Volleyball, Soccer, Rugby, Frisbee and Yoga.

An annual part of Sea Sessions, Barefoot Beach Sports are open to all Sea Sessions festival goers from teams to individuals. While people may get competitive, the events are run in the festival spirit, which makes having a laugh a top priority! Barefoot Beach Sports has grown every year at Sea Sessions with each beach sport becoming its own mini festival in its own right, with Barefoot wine, the main sponsors, helping grow the event over the last 13 years.

All proceeds for Barefoot Beach Sports will go to charity partners and event hosts Liquid Therapy, a multi award winning charity with its base in South Donegal, Ireland. They provide a supported environment that enables young people to experience the physical and therapeutic benefits of the surf and ocean, through our child led and individually tailored programs. Barefoot Wine has proudly supported Liquid Therapy since their inception nearly 10 years ago.


Barefoot Tag Rugby and Barefoot Soccer

The Barefoot Tag Rugby and Barefoot Soccer events run on the Saturday of the festival on the Surfers Village beside Waterworld. 5 minutes walk from the festival site. Each tournament is delivered in a knockout format with the two highest scoring teams also progressing to the second round. Tickets for the Festival in 2023 are up for grabs for the winners of each event. All proceeds go to Barefoot Wine charity partners and event hosts Liquid Therapy. 

Beach Volleyball

Beach Volleyball is hosted by Beach Volleyball Ireland. Beach Volleyball Ireland will be running a mixture of display games and workshops. The Beach Volleyball will take place on the Main Beach in Bundoran right in front of the festival site. There will be open courts for those that want to give it a go and we will run a social competition on the Sunday.  For those interested in getting involved come to the Main Beach area on Saturday and register,

Beach Frisbee

Beach Frisbee will be run similar to the Beach Volleyball with display games and workshops on the Saturday on the Main beach and a social competition on the Sunday. If interested in getting involved come and meet the crew who will be setting up on the Main Beach from 11am on the Saturday.

Beach Yoga

Beach yoga sessions take place on Main Beach (between Lifeguard flags) where your group session is hosted by qualified yoga instructors. Registration is at 10:30 with the session running from 11:00 to 12:00. Participants must supply their own mat or towel

This will be the 13th Festival for Sea Sessions having started way back in 2008. The whole party takes place right by the beach and has hosted some of the biggest International acts on the circuit including the likes of  Bastille, Dermot Kennedy, Paul Weller, Clean Bandit and Picture This to name but a few. 

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