Launch of TASTY Food & Tourism Project Map at Smugglers Creek Inn

Smugglers Creek was delighted to welcome sponsors, chefs, owners and managers of the TASTY project to the launch of the TASTY Food & Tourism Map showcasing all the participating “Tasty” restaurants, their chefs, the TY students and the recipes.

You can pick up a TASTY Map at Smugglers Creek today!

Traditional Irish Music Every Tuesday Night from 9pm

Nothing spells the imminent arrival of Summer Holidays than Live Music Sessions Every Weekend at Smugglers Creek.

This year we have added a Bonus Session of Traditional Irish Music every Tuesday night.

For those of you who loves the upbeat rhythms of TRAD that compels you to clap your hands and tap your feet, then don’t miss […]

Smugglers Creek Inn –’s choice as 1 of 15 Great Irish Pubs to Enjoy a Pint this Summer

Thanks to Clare McKeever who wrote an article for on the “15 Great Irish Pubs to Enjoy a Pint this Summer”, which featured Smugglers Creek Inn.

Now you know where you want to spend your Summer Holiday this year!

Link to her blog post as follow –…/06/09/15-great-pubs-ireland-summer/


Smugglers Creek Tasty Team won Bronze at Competition

Congratulations to Smugglers’ Tasty Team “Foireann Caonach” who won Bronze at the Final Food Competition with their Irish Mist & Caragheen Cheesecake. After 6 months’ development, lots of hard work and organisation by Smugglers’ Team togther with the students and their school mentor,  the Tasty Project draw to a close on Tuesday 16th May 2017 with […]

Smugglers Creek in Donegal TASTY Food & Tourism Project

Smugglers Creek is proud to participate in this year’s TasTY Food Tourism Project which was officially launched on 14th March by Mr Patsy Barr, Chairman of Donegal Town Credit Union. Seven leading hotels and restaurants in South Donegal have teamed-up with Abbey Vocational School TY Students. Together, they are set to cook-up a storm and […]

Smugglers Creek Inn featured in March 2017 Issue of Yes Chef Magazine

Smugglers Creek Inn is delighted to be featured in the March Issue of Yes Chef Magazine. A magazine for lovers of good food. To read the magazine, copy link here:

Smugglers Creek is on Page 91….happy reading.


TRAD Session @ Smugglers Creek Friday 20th Jan 2017

Our 2nd TRAD Session at Smugglers last night was a legendary evening of fiddles hopping, feet stomping and croaky voices singing traditional tunes. No egos, no pretension, it was a night where some of the best musicians in Donegal gathered. So, don’t miss the next one, we’ll keep you posted here on Facebook. Thank you […]

1st TRAD SESSION at Smugglers

Smugglers’ first Open TRAD Session took place last Friday night (4th Nov) received overwhelming support with talented musicians, young and seasoned, gathered informally and played traditional Irish music in the Bar over a few drinks & craic. As some might say Traditional Irish Music is food for the Soul, so we would like to put […]

Smugglers 7th Annual Halloween Costume Party

Smugglers Creek at A Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2016

This year, Smugglers Creek is back at A Taste of Donegal Food Festival.  We cooked all our food on the “Plancha” – a cast iron flat top griddle, which promotes healthier cooking. For those of you who visited the stand, and tasted the mussels, fish and duck that were cooked on the Plancha were very impressed […]