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Traditional Printing At Ballagh Studio, Inishowen

Today’s trip takes us to the creative and picturesque Ballagh Studio in Inishowen, to meet Tim Stampton, Artist, Illustrator & Print Maker. The studio houses creative pieces by both Tim and fellow artist, Ros Harvey. Tim Stampton: A Skilled Potter At Ballagh, Inishowen, Donegal Tim Stampton, was born in the UK and later moved at […]


National Geographic Features The Inishowen Peninsula, Donegal

A special edition of the National Geographic Traveller was released today highlighting the many charms of Donegal, a county voted the worlds coolest destination in 2017. A striking image of Ireland’s Most Northerly Point; Malin Head greets the reader, see below. Thanks @NatGeoTravelUK @zoevemac @AlecsDragoi @govisitdonegal Nice cover shot of Climbing #MalinHead #Donegal @wildatlanticway #Coolestplace pic.twitter.com/B5hyyIWdpd […]


Arts And Crafts At Glendowen Craft Shop, Inishowen

Glendowen Craft Shop, is located in the picturesque setting of Meentagh Glen, Clonmany, a short distance from the Wild Atlantic Way and Inishowen 100 scenic route. On arrival you will discover a charming stone building that houses a collection of hand made local products by artists and crafters in the Inishowen Peninsula and wider Donegal […]


From Mizen Head To Malin Head On Horseback

Florian Wagner, an adventure photographer from a small town in the Bavarian Alps and his team undertook an epic journey that would take them from Mizen Head, Cork, all the way to Malin Head, in the Inishowen Peninsula. Florian described that; After having completed a similar trek in Germany one of my sponsors suggested Ireland […]


Summer Fun At Lurgybrack Farm, Donegal

Today’s visit takes me to the wonderful Lurgybrack Farm, Donegal, a popular destination with both visitors and locals. On arrival you will be greeted by a spacious car park and directed via a path and signage to an inviting entrance with a large court yard. Immediately there is a sense of space and energy as […]


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 […]


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 […]


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