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The Bearman of Buncrana


11 minutes | Saturday, April 1st, 2023
Killian McLaughlin is a conservationist and the founder of Wild Ireland, a wildlife sanctuary in County Donegal, Ireland. He is known as the “Bearman of Buncrana” for his efforts to rescue and rehabilitate brown bears. Killian has a background in law, but
7 minutes | Saturday, March 25th, 2023
On Travel Talk today we discovered wonderful boating holidays with Cheryl Brown MD of Emerald Star.  Emerald Star is known as Le Boat in Europe and Canada, but we are all part of the same operation.
7 minutes | Saturday, March 11th, 2023
The Tennessee capital is full of surprises, from its culinary stars and progressive thinkers to its friendly village feel
7 minutes | Saturday, March 4th, 2023
Normandy and Ireland share strong historical, cultural and friendship ties. In an effort to strengthen these links, the 'Normandy Food Tour' will be coming to Ireland in early June visiting Dublin, Kilkenny and New Ross. Michael Dodds gave Ed Finn all th
9 minutes | Saturday, February 25th, 2023
Soak up the Mediterranean aroma and admire the infinity of the sea from our Rooftop Terrace, a space reserved for The Level guests that connects with The Level Lounge. Bask in the Malaga sunshine on a Bali bed while enjoying a drink.
8 minutes | Saturday, February 18th, 2023
Germany offers many opportunities for environmentally and climate-friendly travel: From sustainable accommodation and regional cuisine to green cities and fascinating nature experiences. Travel with us through a land full of amazing places. #FeelGoodGerma
13 minutes | Saturday, February 11th, 2023
Tracy Vaughan from Visit Lauderdale chatted to us on Travel Talk today. Fort Lauderdale and the Lauderdale area is known as the ”Venice of America”
13 minutes | Saturday, February 4th, 2023
On Travel Talk this morning we are joined by Rachel Lewis from South Africa Tourism.
6 minutes | Saturday, January 28th, 2023
The Croatian Ambassador to Ireland H.E. Mr. Davor Vidiš on Travel Talk
5 minutes | Saturday, January 28th, 2023
Sharon Wall was one of our guests at Holiday World this week focusing on Croatia, the Pearl of the Adriatic
7 minutes | Saturday, January 28th, 2023
The Travel Broker's Clare Dunne on Travel Talk
7 minutes | Saturday, January 28th, 2023
Travel Talk meets Miro Drašković, director of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board
13 minutes | Saturday, January 7th, 2023
On the first Travel Talk of 2023 we were joined by Paul Hackett, President of the Irish Travel Agents Association & CEO of Click&Go who tells us about the hottest places to visit and the top travel trends for for the year ahead.
12 minutes | Saturday, December 17th, 2022
The Hilton Frankfurt, has completed an extensive renovation over the past 3 years. Marc Snijders, who started as a banquet worker in the hotel 25 years ago when it opened tells me how
8 minutes | Saturday, December 10th, 2022
If you are looking for some of the best Christmas Markets to visit try Nuremberg or Frankfurt or you can follow in the footsteps of our intrepid reporter Ed Finn and do both
6 minutes | Saturday, December 3rd, 2022
Ed visited the opening of the Nuremberg Christmas Markets where he met Marco von Dobschuetz-Dietl, Head of the Markets.
6 minutes | Saturday, December 3rd, 2022
Valencia came to Dublin recently hosting a wonderful Gourmet & tourism evening in the Shelbourne Hotel.  Ed met Juan Antonio Munoz from Valencia Tourism who told him the many different experiences that this region has to offer the Irish Tourist.
8 minutes | Saturday, November 26th, 2022
Some great Black Friday Deals on Travel Talk today - Airfares, Hotels and more....
7 minutes | Saturday, November 19th, 2022
Ed enjoyed a lovely break in Dublin staying at the totally refurbished Grafton Hotel. 
8 minutes | Saturday, November 12th, 2022
There is something a little decadent about the idea of being abroad for Christmas, shunning turkey bones and dirty plates for Santa hats on the beach or snow shoe hiking in snowy Alpine Escapes.
8 minutes | Saturday, November 5th, 2022
El Caminito del Rey (the King’s Little Path) was once considered Spain’s most dangerous hiking trail. The path was even closed for over a decade. But today Caminito del Rey is open and perfectly safe for anyone willing to walk along its 100-meter tall ver
8 minutes | Saturday, October 29th, 2022
Last week I headed off to Malaga to check out how celebrations are gearing up there for Pablo Picasso's 50th anniversary which is happening in 2023
10 minutes | Saturday, October 22nd, 2022
Halloween revellers will be thrilled to hear that the annual Halloween Carnival parade will make a spooktacular return this year, with the launch today of Derry’s internationally acclaimed Halloween Festival.
7 minutes | Saturday, October 8th, 2022
The Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA) has opened its doors for the first time in 11 years following a transformative restoration costing more than €100m. 
9 minutes | Saturday, October 1st, 2022
From October 5 to November 6, over 320 imaginative, inspiring and intriguing events spanning across the artistic disciplines of music, theatre, dance, film, visual arts and discussion will be hosted throughout the city of Belfast for all to engage with an
8 minutes | Saturday, September 24th, 2022
On Travel Talk today we visit one of Spain's best kept secrets, Asturias.  The region is set to open up to the Irish market with direct flights starting this November with Ryanair. 
6 minutes | Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
The Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt is one of the oldest and most famous Christmas Markets in the world. In the wooden booths of “the little city of wood and cloth” one finds traditional, often handmade Christmas decorations.
8 minutes | Saturday, September 17th, 2022
Our passion for Dutchess Country is what lives at the heart of our story. We are incredibly proud and privileged to work with like-minded partners and collaborators to make sure your visit is a storied experience.
7 minutes | Saturday, September 10th, 2022
Rediscover the joy of the train Do you remember how you saw the train as a child? You would jump for joy as you watched it approaching the platform and when you stepped on board and sat into those giant seats, you felt it could take you anywhere.
8 minutes | Saturday, September 3rd, 2022
This week Travel Talk took "Liberties" The Liberties is a traditional neighbourhood, but with a distinctly 21st century outlook – successfully blending the heritage and attractiveness of an historic city quarter, with dynamic enterprise hubs, world-class
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The Bearman of Buncrana
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