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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A Love Letter to Donegal

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The Bridge to Cruit Island

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

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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.

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