The Silkie Whiskey from Donegal

The Sliabh Liag Distillery will be the first distillery in Donegal for 174 years and their first whiskey is The Silkie – named after the legendary shape-shifting, sea-maidens with long dark hair, deep soulful brown eyes and enchanting voices that were nearly irresistible to any man.

Sliabh Liag Distillery Charter

1. We are reclaiming the distilling heritage of Donegal building a legacy that the whole community are fiercely proud of.
2. We are distillers, this is our home, you are very welcome.
3. We work with courage and conviction and if we don’t believe in a job we wont take it on ever.
4. We are resilient and resourceful, we get the job done.
5. We are seanachaí, story tellers that respect lore and build for the long term.
6. We love what we do, sometimes just for the devilment.

Sliabh Liag Distillery

Sliabh Liag Distillery

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The Silkie Whiskey Donegal

Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life

Leave the ordinary elsewhere this year, and experience the destination that’s both thrilling and therapeutic – the Wild Atlantic Way.

The Silkie Whiskey from Donegal

The Sliabh Liag Distillery will be the first distillery in Donegal for 174 years and their first whiskey is The Silkie – named after the legendary shape-shifting, sea-maidens with long dark hair, deep soulful brown eyes and enchanting voices that were nearly irresistible to any man.

Moville Inishowen Donegal

Moville is located on the banks of Lough Foyle and is only a 30 min drive from the historic city of Derry. One of Donegal’s heritage towns, Moville takes it’s name from the Irish Maghbile, which means “Plain of the Ancient Tree” and refers to the site of an ancient monastery.

Porthaw Beach Buncrana Inishowen

This secluded beach is located close to Ned’s Point along the shorefront walk leading to Fr Hegarty’s Rock and Stragill to the north of Buncrana.

My Donegal by Proinsias Carr – Aerial Views

Proinsias Carr has put together a little video of his favourite clips taken at various locations in Donegal throughout the year.

Chasing the Northern Lights

Chasing the Northern Lights off the north coast of Ireland has become a pursuit of passion for Donegal’s photographic community.

Fanad Lighthouse

Fanad Lighthouse is one of 70 lighthouses operated by the Commissioners of Irish Lights around the coast of Ireland and plays a vital role in maritime safety.

The Seaside Village of Rathmullan

Rathmullan, scene of The Flight of the Earls in 1607, is located on the western shores of Lough Swilly and looks across its waters towards the hills of Inishowen.

Doon Fort Portnoo

Doon Fort is an ancient ring fort on Doon Lough, 9km kilometres north of Ardara and not far from the coastal villages of Narin and Portnoo.

Birds Eye View of Malin Head to Hells Hole

Malin Head (In Irish: Cionn Mhálanna) at the tip of the Inishowen peninsular in County Donegal is the most northern point of Ireland that has a rugged landscape and had a long history of communication with ships.