West Inishowen has a sparkling array of local businesses to choose from. With only days to go on the Christmas countdown, why not shop local and save the worry of your deliveries arriving on time. West Inishowen has a top selection, read on to find out more. 


West Inishowen businesses taking part in #BuyDonegal


House No. 35 is based on Main Street, Buncrana, Co. Donegal. The business presents a curated selection of Irish made products consisting of knitwear, leather bags, jewellery, purses/wallets, tweed clothing and accessories, amongst many other products. If you are near Buncrana main street House No. 35 is well worth a visit. Pop in to see their selection and maybe pick up that last-minute Christmas gift that you need. 


Adam Rory Porter Photography is a fine art landscape photographer and visual artist based at the Northern Light Gallery in Buncrana. His renowned Wild Atlantic Way calendar for 2022 is on sale, a perfect stocking filler for the art lover in your life.


Whether you are in-store with their pleasant staff or browsing online with their simple and fast ordering system; you are guaranteed an excellent product, great customer service and an enjoyable shopping experience! Grant Shoes stock many top brands from around the world including; Clarks, Ecco, EasyB, Equity, FitFlops, Gabor, Jana, Marco Tozzi, New Feet, Propet, Padders, Rieker, Tamaris, Soft Mode, Skechers, Softline and Susst. Check out their website to view their special offers.


Eilis Galbraith Homewares: Irish Designer Eilis Galbraith is based in rural Donegal, taking inspiration from her country life and idyllic northern surroundings. Using mixed imagery and detailed illustration, Eilis experiments with colour, texture and unexplored motifs, which depict country living and rural life through juxtaposition. Using her work to create an illustrated narrative of treasured and emotive memories brought to life by modern influences, Eilis uses her work to both reminisce, and capture an elusive and complimentary marrying of new Ireland and old.


Sun Rain, hail or snow, Wainsworld is where the kids want to go….. Their main play area features two levels of fun with a climbing log, Tunnels, Wavey slides, ball pools, climbing rope and many more exciting features. The toddlers’ area caters for children between 6 months to 4 years of age. This area helps Physical, Cognitive, Social skills, while the children play and have fun. Some of the features of the toddler area include slides, padded walking plank, Large Lego Blocks, Climbing areas and numerous musical toys and toddler’s toys. This area has features such as Jumperoos, walker’s bouncers and baby first steps. The admission age to this area is under 4years.


Bernie Murphy is from Inishowen, Co. Donegal. She grew up in a family in which traditional sewing and knitting skills were valued and at a time when the textile industry was still a major provider of employment throughout the northwest. Bernie trained in pattern-making and cutting and worked as a garment technologist for a major manufacturer; this experience has given her an in-depth understanding of fabrics and garment structure. Bernie is passionate about traditional Irish fabrics and interprets them in a unique, individual way. Living in the dramatic landscape of the Wild Atlantic Way, Bernie is influenced by the colours and textures which surround her and translates these influences into her garments, which combine drama and sophistication.


Sequin Cinderella, based in Buncrana, Co. Donegal, is a ladies boutique offering a wide range of beautiful styles at affordable prices. They have something to suit every budget, every style and every size.


OMS Auto parts are based in Buncrana, Co. Donegal and are an independent ford car and commercial parts specialist that carries a massive stock of Ford parts, by doing this we can offer our customers over 95% availability on their whole catalogue with fast next day delivery throughout Ireland.

They stock a lot of parts that would normally be the main dealer only parts. Their knowledgeable and friendly staff along with their main dealer Ecat vehicle identification system it ensures that you get the right part the first time every time.


InishEats was established at the beginning of 2021 by Ryan Coleman and has been expanding ever since. The goal of Inisheats has always been to give people the incentive to live a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle. They believe in shopping local and all of their produce is from local businesses. Having a healthy diet does not have to be boring. That is why they ensure all of their meals are tasty too!


Luke Barber is an Irish fashion designer & maker based in Donegal

Bespoke, limited edition & available to order apparel for him for her for everyone.

At Luke Barber there is currently a #BuyDonegal special offer, running until the 31st of December. Get 15% off the awesome Faux Suede Patchwork Satchel by using BUYDONEGAL at the checkout.


Sinless snacks are a coffee shop based in Buncrana serving delicious sandwiches and salads, they specialise in making healthy snacks which they also supply to local shops in Donegal. Call in today for a guilt-free tasty treat.


Donegal Ogham Stones exists since 2014. Ogham is the old Celtic writing and the alphabet is made of a number of strokes along or across a line. Donegal Ogham Stones will make individualised pendants for necklaces and ornaments. Visit the website to view their lovely products. Get a personalised piece of Irish art for your loved ones, the perfect Irish gift. 


Inishowen Gateway is offering the ultimate Staycation in Donegal

Make Donegal your destination this year and Buncrana your base with our all-inclusive Staycation package.

Enjoy a four-night break with dinner each evening plus breakfast each morning and also enjoy all of the following:

– Complimentary access to the Leisure Centre with pool, jacuzzi and sauna
– Access to many wonderful beaches from our doorstep
– Close proximity to many amazing attractions such as Wild Ireland to visit the rescue bears, Doagh Famine Village, Fort Dunree military museum plus so much more.
– Complimentary WIFI access throughout the hotel
– Complimentary Car parking on site
– Full Irish buffet breakfast each day
– Four-course evening meal served each evening in Peninsula Restaurant overlooking Lough Swilly
– Pay on arrival at check-in with free cancellation up to 24hrs prior to arrival

From only €472 per Couple


That’s all from the Wild West of Inishowen, but what a selection it was, spend a day in the West of Inishowen and come home happy with bags of goodies under your arms, and bespoke gifts for your loved ones. 

To see the full list of Inishowen businesses taking part in #BuyDonegal click here



*Prices correct at the time of writing