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Spaceman At McGrorys Hotel, Inishowen

Spaceman At McGrorys Hotel, Inishowen

Spaceman At McGrorys Hotel, Inishowen
Star Wars

McGrorys Hotel has entertained a variety of big names in recent years from the cast and crew of Star Wars, who enjoyed traditional music performed by local band Tasty, to Astronaut and first Canadian to walk on the moon, Chris Hadfield.

 

Exploring The Inishowen Landscape

Chris is no stranger to Inishowen shores, having explored the landscape and highlighted its rugged charm and Wild Atlantic views in a video that you can see above. As you can see among his talents is singing.  When you visit McGrorys Bar you will notice a sign on the wall, see below, which marks the moment he performed in the venue, it reads “An Astronaut Played Here”

McGrorys Bar, Culdaff, Inishowen

McGrorys Bar, Culdaff, Inishowen

Capturing Inishowen From Space

Initially Chris Hadfield had been captivated by the Inishowen Peninsula during his time in space prompting this infamous tweet, see below, and prompted his journey around the rugged landscape in Inishowen and the Wild Atlantic scenery surrounding the Peninsula.