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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Restoring Ballagh, Art And Heritage In Inishowen

In 1988 Ros & Tim purchased a Clachan, a small group of houses with a farmstead, outbuildings and a few family homes. Over the next 25 years they would carefully restore each building that had lain empty for over 17 years. Ros notes that “Altogether we’ve got the house, two studios, framing shop, showroom and […]


Basque Country Musical Group Stays in Tullyarvan Mill Hostel | Accommodation in Inishowen

Tullyarvan Mill is Inishowen’s largest hostel and the friendly, professional staff know how to make every guest feel welcome with helpful information on local attractions & activities. Tullyarvan Mill recently played host to a large group of returning visitors from the Basque Country, as part of a cultural trip. The trip was to explore the Irish way […]


Timetable Lough Foyle Ferry 2017 ~ Inishowen, Donegal

The Lough Foyle Ferry operates every day, Monday to Sunday, on a regular shuttle service. Starting from Greencastle, Inishowen, Co Donegal at 9am – 8pm. The last sailing from Magilligan is at 7.45pm. Timetable & Fares ~ Lough Foyle Ferry, Inishowen  Cars, Campers & Commercials ~ Less than 6 metres Single: €12 / £10 Return: €16 […]


Connected To The Sea At Moville Shore Path Walk, Inishowen

The Moville Shore Path is a stunning coastal walk that will guide you along the banks of Lough Foyle from the coastal town of Moville to the picturesque fishing village of Greencastle, see below. Coastal Views Along The Moville Shore Path, Inishowen Seating is located at intervals along the route which will encourage you to […]


An Ancient Craft At Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures, Inishowen

Mary Doherty, comes from Bocan in Inishowen, an area steeped in legend and history. Using bogwood, an ancient material found on the landscape, Mary crafts beautiful wooden sculptures. Mary describes how she had “always wanted to work with wood” and in 1993 attended a week long course on Bogwood Sculpture at Esker Redemptorist Monastery in […]


The Laurentic Conference draws a good crowd in Buncrana&Greencastle

The Laurentic Conference this year was held as a two day information sharing experience in Buncrana and Greencastle on the 22nd and  23rd of June 2017. Organiser Don McNeill worked tirelessly to make the days successful as he coordinated the collaborating events that shared common interests and comparisons from Inishowen with Newfoundland. It provides insight […]


Behind The Scenes At Tropical World, Donegal

Tanya Jacob, Head Keeper at Tropical World has an opportunity on a daily basis to engage with a range of interesting wildlife and I was curious what a day in the life of  Headkeeper was like. A Day In The Life Of Head Keeper At Tropical World, Donegal Tanya describes her role which begins; “In […]


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