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

The Sliabh Liag Distillery

The Silkie Whiskey Donegal

The Bridge to Cruit Island

Cruit is connected to the mainland at Belcruit by a bridge built at the time of World War II, and the bridge, some of the finest beaches in Donegal and the golf course combine to make the island a very popular destination.

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.

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.

Arranmore Lighthouse From Above

Arranmore Lighthouse has been in existence since 1859 having replaced the lighthouse built in 1798 which had been de-commissioned in 1832. It is located at Rinrawros Point.

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.

Wild Atlantic Way Rock Climbing

Bren Whelan and Wild Atlantic Way Climbing, show case Ireland’s most Northerly Point – Malin Head using dizzy drone footage of Donegal rock climbing!

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.

Chris Hadfield Space Oddity

During late 2014, Chris Hadfield visited Inishowen and Malin Head to experience Donegal’s section of the Wild Atlantic Way and the recent death of David Bowie brought this visit back to mind.

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.

Moville Pier Inishowen

The pier and shorefront area in the seaside village of Moville, Inishowen. Once used as an emigration point, now popular with fishermen and the local rowing club.