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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Leenan Fort Inishowen

An exploration of an abandoned British military base at Lenan Fort, guarding the mouth of Lough Swilly on the Inishowen peninsula, Donegal, Ireland.

Slieve League Cliffs From Above

Slieve League Cliffs (Sliabh Liag), situated on the south west coast of Donegal, are said to be among the highest and finest marine cliffs in Europe.

RTE Today Visits Kilcar

RTE Reporter Colm Flynn visits Kilcar in Co. Donegal – gateway to the Donegal Gaeltacht, situated between mountain and sea

Teelin Harbour

Located in south west Donegal, Teelin harbour provides shelter from the Atlantic waves and is the departure point of boat trips to the Sliabh League sea cliffs.

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.