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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Coastal Comforts At Trean House Farmhouse B&B, Inishowen

Trean House Farmhouse B&B is located in the picturesque townland of Lecamy on the Inishowen Peninsula. During your stay you will be immersed in a truly stunning landscape, comprising of large mature gardens, pictured above, with colourful flowers and fruit trees. The grounds include farm outbuildings and sheep that roam the 125 acres of working […]


Hidden Archaeology In Inishowen

The “Morton God Dolmen” as it is known locally, is an impressive archaeological monument set in the ancient area of Eskaheen/Iskaheen. In the Irish language ‘Uisce Chaoin’ translates to mean “Pure Water”.The name is thought to have originated from a holy well in the area that had curative powers. Inishowen’s Largest Portal Tomb The monument […]


Cataloguing The Life And Work Of Mabel Colhoun (1905-1992)

The West Inishowen History and Heritage Society gave a fascinating talk at the Tower Museum in Derry City, about their ongoing work and experiences cataloging the Mabel Colhoun Archive. Two talks, delivered by the society’s Vice Chair; John McCarron and project Coordinator Dr Liam Gorry, provided an insight into the developments of the project and some […]


Art, Myth And Folklore At Ballagh, Inishowen

From the picturesque town of Malin, you can follow a series of quirky signs entitled “paintings”. On arrival you will encounter a collection of lovingly restored traditional buildings. At the front door of a large ivy covered building you will be welcomed by acclaimed artist and native of Malin, Ros Harvey, who will guide you […]


Wild Atlantic Views Along The Inishowen Head Loop, Donegal

Following the Inishowen 100 scenic drive and Wild Atlantic Way coastal route you will pass a stretch of coast that follows the expanse of Lough Foyle to the rich green fields of the Inishowen countryside. The Inishowen Head Loop is located 4kms North-East of the fishing village of Greencastle. The trail head is well signposted […]


Nancys Barn, Ballyliffin Crowned World Chowder Champion

Kieran Duey and the team from Nancy’s Barn in Ballyliffin will return to Donegal World Champions for their tasty Seafood Chowder. At the 36th Annual Great Chowder Cook Off Nancy’s Barn fought off some stiff competition in Rhode Island to earn the title of Seafood Chowder Champion.  You can see the team below, at Fort […]


Events in Inishowen

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