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


Stephen at Bog & Brass always had a fascination with wood when he was young, but it wasn’t until he started collecting driftwood on walks along the shore of his local town and creating random things from what was found that his passion grew. 

All the pieces are created and available in the shop and on Etsy which grows by the day. Stephen has a passion for his work and especially loves custom orders. 

For a handmade bespoke gift, look no further than Bog & Brass. For the perfect Christmas gift, you can support a local business while getting a one of a kind handmade item. 


The Muff Liquor Company is a premium craft potato-based spirit company based in East Inishowen. 

The Company initially launched its craft gin in February 2018, followed up with vodka in November 2018 and whiskey last year. All products are produced and bottled in Ireland.

With gluten-free & vegan-friendly award-winning Muff Gin & Vodka and a premium Irish Malt and Grain Whiskies, there is something to suit liquor connoisseurs of all walks of life. 

With a new online shop launched you can buy direct and support locally from the comfort of your own home. So raise a glass to #BuyDonegal, shout sláinte to Inishowen as you sip a snifter of locally distilled spirits, knowing that you are doing your part in supporting local businesses. 


MOSAIC is a company that provides a range of time and cost-saving solutions for early childhood services working with children 0-6 years old.

The company flagship product is MOSAIC Educator. This is an App designed as an electronic storybook and used by educators to record and support children’s learning and development and capture records required for quality compliance.

Through the interconnecting ‘MOSAIC Family’ App, the early childhood service and nominated family members can access regular updates in the form of photographs, videos, learning stories and reports. For children under 3, daily care records are also communicated directly to a parent’s phone or tablet in real-time.


Four sisters is a newly established independent online Homeware & Gift store, stocking many Irish and International brands. The business was born from a love of finding colourful and unique homeware and gifts at affordable prices. Their ambition is to curate a considered online store filled with products that will make you and your loved ones’ smile.

With an online shop servicing all of Ireland and with click & collect or delivery available, you are sure to find a gift for your loved ones, or maybe a cheeky something for yourself. 


Chef Brian Mc Dermott is an award-winning celebrity Irish chef from Donegal. His latest book, Donegal Table, won Best Cookery Book in the World at the Gourmand World Book Awards in China. Fans of Brian McDermott will already be familiar with his passion for local food and his home county of Donegal which has made him a regular on television and radio and the Irish food festival circuit. 

His passion for food and healthy lifestyles and his desire to inspire others has made him a successful guest speaker, and he also provides popular online cookery classes as well as webinars and business coaching. 

Donegal Table by Chef Brian McDermott is available now from O’Brien Press and can be bought from his website where you can also purchase his other books, kitchen accessories, book online cookery classes and even a corporate cook-along. Take a look at what chef Brian has to offer and indulge the foodie in your life with a gift to remember. 


The Redcastle Hotel is inviting you to rediscover Redcastle

Situated on the banks of the Foyle the Redcastle hotel has a glittering offer for you this Christmas. For #BuyDonegal “Rediscover Redcastle” package includes:

– An overnight stay with a delicious three-course evening meal in The Edge Restaurant

– €10 Spa credit each (T&C’s apply)

– Glass of bubbly, with scones, jam & cream upon arrival

– Full Irish breakfast the next morning

Price: €169* for two adults


With the east of Inishowen covered, we’re continuing on our tour via #BuyDonegal and next, we head to the sunny North of Inishowen. To see the full list of Inishowen businesses taking part in #BuyDonegal click here


*Prices correct at the time of writing