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Donegal Copper Craft

Chapter 46 : Donegal Copper Craft. Meet Neil Ferry. In 2015 Neil, along with his wife and three children moved to Donegal from Dublin. Initially they decided to do it on a trial basis but after three months decided to make the move permanent. Neil was no stranger to the Brinlack area and had spent […]

Courtney Black – From Albuquerque to Arranmore

Episode 45: Courtney Black – From Albuquerque to Arranmore Arranmore Island, located 5km off the coast of Donegal, North-West of Ireland, has just gone through the biggest advancement in its recent history by becoming the recipient of Ireland’s first offshore digital hub. In an open letter to the people of America, the island’s community has […]

Arranmore Ferry

Episide44: Arranmore Ferry One of the places that we really wanted to visit on our trip was Arranmore Island not least because of the hugh connections between it and our own home place Achill Island. These connections mainly go back to the times when young people from both islands had to seasonally migrate to Scotland […]

The Award Winning Donegal Airport

Episode 43: The award winning Donegal Airport At Carrickfinn, on the top North-Western corner of Ireland, Donegal Airport opens up the North-West for the leisure and business traveller. Located at Carrickfinn, Kincasslagh, the airport is approximately 15 mins drive from Dungloe and Gweedore, and 45 mins from Letterkenny. Donegal Airport is situated on the west […]

Growing Your Own Vegetables

Episode 42: Growing Your Own Vegetables We‘re back at Cluain na d Tor Seaside Gardens & Nursery. This time we talked to Deirdre Brennan. Deirdre is in charge of the vegetable garden and runs the educational workshops that focus on biodiversity and the joys and benefits of growing your own vegetables. For more information about […]

Cluain na dTor Seaside Gardens and Nursery

Episode 41: Cluain na dTor Seaside Gardens and Nursery Meet Seamus O’Donnell, the proprietor of Cluain na dTor Seaside Gardens and Nursery. Located in the scenic splendour of Ireland’s wilderness, Cluain na dTor (meaning ‘Meadow of Shrubs’) Nursery and Gardens specialises in plants that thrive in Seaside gardens and coastal regions. They offer an outstanding […]

Seamus Doohan Tour Guide

Episode 40 : A guided walk with Séamus Doohan. Meet Seamus Doohan. Seamus is a full time electrician and has a passion for the outdoors. A few years back, he established Walking Donegal.net Since then Seamus has shown thousands of people from all over the World, the beauty of his native Donegal. Seamus is also […]

Bád Eddie

Episode 39 : Bád Eddie In 1977, the Cara na Mara was towed onto the beach at Bunbeg in Gweedore. Since then it has become a landmark and has been featured in the music video for “In A Lifetime” by Clannad and Bono, it has appeared in Vogue Magazine and has become an icon in […]

Tina and Snowflake – Rosettes & Pony Parties

Episode 37 : Tina and Snowflake Meet Tina and Snowflake. Tina was originally from the UK and moved to Ireland in 2013 after falling in love with Donegal on a visit in 2010. After initially working in a local riding school, Tina set up her own business with Snowflake, a beautiful Shetland Pony. When Tina […]

Stephanie Green & Green Acres Quilting

Episode 38 : Stephanie Green & Green Acres Quilts. Meet Stephanie Green. She is Originally from Massachusetts. She met her husband there and returned with him to Falcarragh in 1999 where he was originally from. She spent more than 40 years as an Emergency Room nurse in the US before retiring to move to Ireland. […]
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