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17 Dec, 2013

Inishowen Ecotourism brand officially launched in Ballyliffin

The Inishowen Ecotourism brand was officially launched this evening in Ballyliffin. 32 local companies have come together to market the peninsula as a centre of eco-friendly and sustainable tourism, with a website and app for visitors. The launch was carried out by North West MEP Marian Harkin, who says it’s a very significant initiative…….. Listen […]

17 Dec, 2013

Harkin Launches Inishowen Eco Tourism Network

The launch of the “Inishowen Eco Tourism Network is a real opportunity to develop and maintain a sustainable indigenous tourism industry in Inishowen”. This was stated by Marian Harkin MEP when she launched the Econ Tourism Network in Ballyliffin Lodge and Spa on Friday 13th December, She said:- “On a day when the politicians are […]

16 Dec, 2013

Cycle Inishowen reviewed in Sunday Post

We set off on a 50km cycle tour of Donegal country lanes and steep cliff-tops with local lass Blaise Harvey. The bikes were brand new, the pace easy, the craic brilliant and the views stunning. Read the full article…

31 Oct, 2013

Top Travel Bloggers give Inishowen ‘Seal’ of Approval!

As part of a recent familiarisation trip to the area organised by Tourism Inishowen and Failte Ireland, Solas Ireland escorted a group of international travel bloggers on a walk around Malin Head. One of the bloggers, Peter Parkorr from the UK, reported that he was  completely stunned by the fantastic scenery and local hospitality. Some […]

17 Oct, 2013

Saturday 5th April 2014 -MULTISPORT CHALLENGE

Shore 2 Summit Challenge has been a fantastic success with glowing testimonials from all involved. The course allows panoramic views of the entire Inishowen Peninsula from the top of Shleibh Sneacht and other vantage points. The new final cycle courses offers even more stunning scenery, wind through Windmills and rough mountain roads. A 45K Sprint […]

16 Oct, 2013

I am very excited to launch Ireland’s first ‘no salt’ cookery school in my hometown of Moville, Inishowen. I cook clean and honest food with no hidden ingredients or added salt. I let the ingredients speak for themselves and instead of adding salt, I use herbs and spices that complement, but don’t overshadow the main dish. It’s important that my food is healthy, doesn’t contain any added salt, but above all tastes fantastic and this is something I am passionate to teach
Visit Brian McDermott Cookery School at www.thenosaltchef.com

14 Oct, 2013

Scary fun for everyone!

Doagh Famine Village would like to officially confirm that this Halloween there is a new village in town! Doagh Famine Village will be transformed into Spooky Village from 26th October until 31st October with daily shows. Visit Donegal’s Spooky Village this Halloween at Doagh Famine Village. Enjoy the live show, featuring Maggie the Witch, before […]