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Lands Of Eogain Festival ~ Inishowen And The Early Christian World

The Lands Of Eogain Festival welcomed local and international speakers to the Market House Clonmany for a weekend of talks, music and discussion.The festival kicked off with a welcome by local archaeologist Rosemarie Doherty, followed by an engaging discussion about Inishowen Heritage between archaeologists; Colm O’ Brien, Brian Lacey and the audience. The night ended […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Fairy Lore in Inishowen, Co. Donegal

In Inishowen, Co. Donegal there are numerous stories associated with the mischievous mythical race of fairies, artistically re imagined above,  with Ringforts, hawthorn bushes and certain trees found in the countryside. Fairies are described in Irish folklore as underground hosts of the Tuatha De Danann, another powerful mythical race. A Ringfort, pictured below, is an archaeological […]


Events in Inishowen

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