IT’S JUST A GREAT BUNDORAN HOLIDAY WEEKEND – WITH BELLES ON!

first_imgAnna Rafferty (Senior Lifeguard Waterworld), Daimon Fergus (Helm Bundoran RNLI with soapbox perpetual cup) and Colleen Granaghan (reigning Belle of Bundoran).June bank holiday weekend in Bundoran is shaping up to be a fun filled family occasion with three major events happening in the seaside resort.Friday 31st May sees the return of the Belle of Bundoran fundraiser in aid of Bundoran GAA Club. The glittering event will once again happen at the Great Northern Hotel as 14 girls battle it out to become the 2nd Belle of Bundoran and follow in the footsteps of Colleen Granaghan.Paul Clark from UTV returns to host the proceedings while a star studded judging panel will make their deliberations on the night. Donegal GAA Allstar Karl Lacey will make a return to the judging panel and will be joined by iRadio’s Oonagh O’Carroll, Love/Hate actor Chris Newman, TV3’s Noel Cunningham and Shane McLaughlin from The Voice Of Ireland. More details are available on www.belleofbundoran.com On Saturday 1st of June Waterworld hosts its annual charity day whereby the admission paid by everyone into the popular water complex is given to over to the nominated charity.General Manager of Waterworld, Anderson Keys said ‘the annual charity day is something we look forward to each year and we’re thrilled as Ireland’s Premier Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground to be able to give something back to the community. As well as experiencing the 5 new features we would encourage families to come down and join in the fun on the day while supporting a great charity!’Bundoran’s Big Weekend wraps up on Sunday 2nd June with the second annual Bundoran Lifeboat Soapbox Race staged by the volunteer crew of the local RNLI. A crowd of up to 2,000 people watched the event last year with the fun filled family day providing a thrilling spectacle of soapbox racing right in the centre of town on Astoria Road.This year promises to be bigger and better than ever as the competition will be fierce to win the title! The race will culminate with the ball race where 3000 balls will be dropped down the hill with the first one home winning €1000 cash. More details on www.bundoranlifeboatsoapboxrace.com . Bundoran Tourism Officer Shane Smyth said ‘it’s going to be a busy, exciting fun filled bank holiday weekend in Bundoran! These three events have something for everyone and we look forward to welcoming both regular and new visitors to town to experience all the facilities and atmosphere that Bundoran has to offer’. Check out all the details in full at www.discoverbundoran.com. IT’S JUST A GREAT BUNDORAN HOLIDAY WEEKEND – WITH BELLES ON! was last modified: May 21st, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:IT’S JUST A GREAT BUNDORAN HOLIDAY WEEKEND – WITH BELLES ON!last_img read more

CBI quizzes exKolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar

first_imgNew Delhi: Former Kolkata top-cop Rajeev Kumar, against whom the CBI has levelled serious allegation of evidence tampering in the Saradha case, was on Friday questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation, but this time in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam. Kumar, who is currently the Additional Director General (CID) in the state, was summoned to appear before agency officials on Friday, in connection with the Rs 15,000 crore Rose Valley collective investment scam. Sources in the know here said that Kumar arrived at the agency’s offices in Bidhannagar around 2:00 pm and was questioned by investigators till 5:30 pm. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’Kumar’s alleged role in the chit fund cases came to light, when earlier this year, CBI officials had arrived at his residence in Kolkata purportedly to take custody of him. In a dramatic turn of events, the Kolkata Police had detained the CBI officials after which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sat on a dharna, protesting the alleged overreach of the federal agency. Kumar had earlier been granted protection by the Calcutta High Court from any coercive action by the CBI against him in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam. Kumar had later been granted protection by the Calcutta HC from any coercive action by the CBI against him in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam. The former Police Commissioner has also filed an application before the HC, pleading for a similar kind of protection in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund case.last_img read more