Bealach na mBusanna
Documentary, Factual
6 x 30 minutes
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Series 1

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Episode Guide

Episode 1 Co. Cork and Kerry Stories include the story of the bus in Co. Cork and Co. Kerry including stories of CIE’s touring coaches and how the bus contributed to the success of Ryan’s Daughter, the Mountain Dew Festival, Ireland’s first outdoor concert and moving statues.

Episode 2 Connemara and the West of Ireland Includes the story of how the bus became a life line for the people of county Galway, including Andrew Ferguson’s bus, emigration and the crucial role of the bus conductor.

Episode 3 Dublin Stories include how the bus contributed to the development of Dublin city including major events from the Eucharistic congress in 1932 and to the Pope’s visit in 1979.

Episode 4 Co. Donegal and Co Derry Stories include the role the bus played in smuggling goods over the border.

Episode 5 Belfast Stories include taking the trolley to the tea dance and the role the bus played in the Troubles.

Episode 6 Co. Fermanagh This programme includes the personal story of pioneer Maurice Cassidy who started the Erne Bus Service in Enniskillen.

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