Illantra The Mythical Donegal Island.

If you are ever going nowhere in particular you may just find yourself on Illantra. Just off the west coast of Donegal this small uninhabited ( by humans ) Island is beloved by creatures and birds who live,… Read More

Razorbills Hornhead

Summer Visitors

I managed to sneak over to one of our main Donegal headlands just as lock down was coming to an end.  I was pleasantly surprised to see so many summer visitors who have flocked to our shores and… Read More

Cryptic Grey seal Hornhead

Cryptic Grey Seal Sites West Donegal

By putting together my knowledge of grey seal pupping sites with Conor’s degree in Zoology from NUI Galway, we were able to get our research notes published in this years edition of The Irish Naturalist Journal  https://irishnaturalistsjournal.org/  Little… Read More

Sunny Winter Surf

Winter can be the best part of the year for kayak surfing on the Atlantic coast of Donegal, below is some footage from a November kayak surf at a completely deserted Dooey beach. Not only is the sun… Read More

Gola Island Donegal

Gola Island (Gabhla) is a mid-size island 2km from the mainland of Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair) in N.West Donegal and Is a fantastic wild Island to explore either by foot or by sea.

Donegal Sea Arches.

The west Donegal coastline is full of holes. Most are in the form of caves and sea arches (not to mention a few tunnels thrown in for good measure). Take the sea arches; there are a lot of… Read More

Kayaking the Unseen Donegal Coastline.

Donegal has many miles of coastline some of which is fairly remote and challenging. West coast weather can also be unpredictable at the best of times so a good understanding on how the current weather conditions will affect… Read More

First blog post

The idea is to show you the places along Ireland’s Donegal coastline that don’t normally show up on the main tourist websites and their social media pages. Places along this amazing Wild Atlantic coast like the uninhabited offshore islands and remote cliffs and coves that are hard to get to..