'Tubs' gives stamp of approval to
Tubridy kicked off his week-long journey along the
Wild Atlantic Way with a live broadcast from sunny
The RTE star gave the seaside town and wider
Inishowen area a great plug on the national airwaves
as he gave shout-outs to local people, traders,
schools and the local media.
He said he thoroughly enjoyed his stay at the
beautiful Red Door in Fahan.
He welcomed schoolchildren from Scoil Iosagain;
Scoil Mhuire and the local Gaelscoil. He also
described how he enjoyed a day-trip around the
peninsula on Sunday before taking in a spot of sea
angling at Malin Head.
The 43-year old broadcaster started his visit to
Buncrana with a visit to the local Post Office where
he picked up the first stamp on his ‘Wild Atlantic
The new €10 passport, from Fáilte Ireland in
association with An Post, provides visitors with a
unique souvenir of places they visited along some,
or all, of the 188 Discovery Points on the Wild
Ryan Tubridy meets Buncrana post
master Christian McGinley and gets the first stamp
on his Wild Atlantic Way passport.
Local post master
Christian McGinley and staff were delighted to
welcome the broadcaster to the Main Street.
Meanwhile, Fáilte Ireland head of the Wild Atlantic
Way Fiona Monaghan said the new passport was
designed to "increase tourist activity and
engagement with people and places" along the world's
longest coastal touring route.
“The passport is also neatly placed to encourage a
return trip for those that have part-completed their
passport – and we will be urging visitors to think
about completing their collection of Wild Atlantic
Way stamps over a number of years.”