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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 […]


From Beach To Castle At Pollan Bay, Inishowen Co. Donegal

A short distance from the picturesque village of Ballyliffin on the North Western tip of the Inishowen Peninsula you can experience a stunning beach walk. Wild Atlantic Views Along The Pollan Bay Walk, Inishowen Parking is provided beside Pollan Bay, where, you will begin your journey across a 5km scenic stretch of sand with stunning views […]


Lands Of Eogain – Awarded Heritage Grant – Inishowen

The Heritage Council have announced funding for 196 heritage projects across Ireland under its 2017 Community Heritage Grants Scheme.The Lands of Eogain Heritage group, based in Inishowen, Co. Donegal, have secured one of these grants. Lands Of Eogain, Inishowen, Donegal Lands of Eogain (LOE) is an Inishowen-wide Heritage group that aims to raise awareness and […]


Celebrating The Life And Work Of Mabel Colhoun In Inishowen

The sun was shining on the Inishowen coast during the Lands Of Eogain event which celebrated the contribution of Mabel Colhoun to our understanding of heritage in Inishowen. The seminar was hosted in the beautiful Presbyterian Church and Hall in Lagg, Malin, a location with stunning views of Trawbreaga Bay. Crowds gathered, see below, at the […]


The Red Door Experience, Inishowen

The 4* Red Door Country House Restaurant and B&B, pictured above, is nestled beside the ancient area of Fahan, on the shores of Lough Swilly and located a short drive from Buncrana, a picturesque seaside town on the Western side of the Inishowen Peninsula. On approach to the Red Door it is hard to deny the […]


Events in Inishowen

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