28 May 2018
By Bryan Smyth
From Clonakilty to Ballina Tubs Takes on the Wild Atlantic Way Once Again
The Ryan Tubridy Show has joined forces once again this year with Fáilte Ireland, as part of its ‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life’ summer marketing campaign. Ryan will be broadcasting live with RTE Radio 1 from Clonakilty, Cork to Kenmare, Kerry and from Roundstone, Galway to Ballina, Mayo, as his show tours the Wild Atlantic Way from Monday 28th until Thursday 31th May. The tour will be known as ‘Tubs on the Wild Atlantic Way’ and will broadcast live in each location from 9 – 10am each morning, along the route.
Fáilte Ireland is encouraging everyone to come out and attend the broadcasts and to arrive early. Looking forward to the arrival of the popular RTE Radio 1 show, Miriam Kennedy, Head of the Wild Atlantic Way, Fáilte Ireland, said –
“Ryan Tubridy is a fantastic ambassador for the Wild Atlantic Way and he can really get across to his listeners what the Wild Atlantic Way is all about and how it captures people’s imagination. This is the fifth consecutive year the show has chosen to experience the Wild Atlantic Way and we are delighted to be supporting it.
“Spectators coming down to watch the broadcast – whether in Clonakinty, Kenmare, Roundstone, or Ballina – can expect to see plenty of festivities, interviews, live music as well as hear about local tourism highlights. We are encouraging everyone to come on down and join in the fun and discover ways to ‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life through the airwaves.”
The RTE Radio 1 team have a busy schedule as the popular host broadcasts live from the following locations:
Monday, 28th May – Clonakilty, Co Cork
Tuesday, 29th May – Kenmare, Co Kerry
Wednesday, 30th May – Roundstone, Co Galway
Thursday, 31st May – Ballina, Co Mayo
Ryan will be interviewing some local tourism businesses from the surrounding area and discussing some of the many activities and experiences available to anyone touring the Wild Atlantic Way as well as trying some water based activities and visiting some well known attractions in each area.
Fáilte Ireland’s Shauna Cunningham/Joan Crawford will be accompanying Ryan and are available for interviews on local radio.
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