At this time of year we embrace all that is sparkly and festive as we take down our favourite Christmas decorations from the attic, including the dreaded tangled web of fairy lights, baubles and an assortment of tinsel. For many, putting up a Christmas tree in our homes is part of Christmas tradition. In Inishowen, like many locations around the world, it is customary for the community to come together at a tree lighting ceremony to kick off the festive season.
Christmas Trees Around Inishowen
In this article you will get a glimpse of some of the Christmas trees you can expect to find when out and about this Winter in Inishowen.
In the town of Muff, located on the Southern end of the Inishowen Peninsula, crowds gathered on a crisp Winters night for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, see above.
If you find yourself exploring the Northern half of the Peninsula you will be impressed by the display of Christmas Trees which include; a carefully decorated tree situated at the Malin Town green, see above and another festive tree in the nearby town of Carndonagh, see below.
In the fishing village of Greencastle, located on the Eastern side of the Peninsula, festive lights instill a sense of Christmas cheer on a chilly Winters eve, see below.
At the seaside town of Moville, twinkling lights surround an impressive Christmas Tree that stands tall in the town square, see below.
A short drive from Moville, is the peaceful village of Redcastle where you will find yet another festive tree that brightens a dark Winters evening.
On the Western side of the Inishowen Peninsula, in the festively decorated town of Buncrana you will find a vibrant tree in the Market Square, see below.
Whatever direction your Inishowen adventure takes you this Christmas you can expect to encounter a welcoming Christmas tree and festive cheer.