Family Fun Activities in Inishowen

March 22, 2024

Welcome to our hub of family fun! In a world often bustling with responsibilities and deadlines, carving out quality time for the family becomes paramount. Whether it’s a weekend adventure or a cozy evening at home, bonding over shared experiences strengthens the familial bond like nothing else. In this blog, we’re here to inspire you […]

The Northern Lights Inishowen

November 16, 2023

Northern Lights Inishowen The Inishowen Peninsula has been witness more and more often to the natural wonder we know as Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights.  It was Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei who gave the phenomenon the name “aurora borealis” in 1619, after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek god of the […]

The History of Halloween

October 31, 2023

Oíche Shamhna shona daoibh Halloween, known as “Samhain” (pronouced sow-in, rhymes with how) in ancient Celtic traditions, has deep roots in Ireland. It marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. Celts believed that on the night of October 31st, the boundary between the living and the dead was blurred, allowing […]

Rainy Day in Inishowen

October 13, 2023

We all appreciate how beautiful the country is in the shining sun, but there are days when the weather is less than ideal. Don’t let that put you off, Inishowen still has plenty to offer and you can save the beach walks and high climbs for another day! Greencastle Maritime Museum and Planetarium– Open 7 […]


November 7, 2022

Redcastle on the banks of the Foyle is a small village on the Eastern shores of Inishowen. With views overlooking Lough Foyle and Northern Ireland to the East and the hills of Inishowen to the West. Redcastle lies North of Muff and the city of Derry with the town of Moville and the village of […]

Buncrana selected as one of 9 locations to receive night time boost

October 26, 2022

Buncrana has been selected as one of nine towns and cities to benefit from a new pilot initiative to help “create a more vibrant, diverse and open Night-Time Economy”. Minister Martin made the announcement on the 25/10/22 where she claimed it “will contribute to a better night-time economy.”  Under the pilot initiative, the selected locations […]


June 14, 2022

Muff is a small quirky little village on the border of Donegal and Derry, with a vibrant community scene. Muff is the starting (or end) point of the Wild Atlantic Way and the Inishowen 100 and is our featured location today. Muff is in the parish of Iskaheen or in Gaelic, Uisce Chaoin, “pure waters” […]

#BuyDonegal – North Inishowen edition

December 16, 2021

We’re northbound today, in the 4th edition of the #BuyDonegal series. The sunny north of Inishowen has a lot to offer, with deals coming from various sectors, including arts & crafts, hospitality, beauty & wellness and home supplies. North Inishowen is sure to have you covered for whatever you need this holiday season.    North […]

#BuyDonegal – East Inishowen edition

December 13, 2021

We’re off to the East of Inishowen now in the third edition of our #BuyDonegal series featured blogs.  East Inishowen is home to excellent hospitality, impressive local arts and glamorous boutiques, you are sure to find the perfect gift for someone special on the splendid east coast of Inishowen.  East Inishowen businesses taking part in […]

#BuyDonegal – South Inishowen edition

December 8, 2021

Welcome to our second dedicated blog in our #BuyDonegal series. Like cruising the Inishowen 100 we are starting in the South, the gateway of Inishowen and working our way around the peninsula.    South Inishowen businesses taking part in #BuyDonegal Borderlands Muff Wild Ireland Chemist Connect Bridgend  FAB Inishowen An Grianan Hotel Shivon Soap    […]