Smugglers Creek Supporting Cycle Against Suicide

Over 800 people die by suicide in Ireland each year. Unfortunately, Co Donegal has it’s fair share of these tragedies.

Smugglers Creek is pleased to support Cycle Against Suicide 2018, which aims to get the message that ‘It’s OK not to feel OK; and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help’ across!

We are looking forward to the Cyclists […]

Smugglers 8th Annual Halloween Fancy Dress Party

Thank you so much for all of our creative friends who made such an effort to take part in the 2017 Halloween Fancy Dress Party at Smugglers Creek last night. Congratulations to the Winning Team who scooped a Celebratory Bottle of Prosecco which I believe they enjoyed very much!! It was another great evening of […]

Intercounties Surfing Contest at Rossnowlagh

The 49th Anniversary of the Intercounties are on this weekend in Rossnowlagh. This competition is unique because of its format that allows beginners, grommets, oldies and competitive surfers all surf together in the one contest. There is always a fun atmosphere with great camaraderie among the competitors and spectators. Registration takes place online at… There […]

Smugglers’s Chef Sinead Morrow Scooped Silver Award at Taste of Donegal Food Festival Cooking Competition 2017

Congratulations to Smugglers’ Chef Sinead Morrow who scooped a Silver Award at this year’s a “Passion to Inspire” Cooking Competition at the Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2017.

Sinead also received a Bronze Award for the 2016 Competition. We are delighted for her to received the Silver Award this year, so we are going for GOLD […]

Smugglers Creek at a Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2017

Smugglers Creek has just completed a 3 days event at a Taste of Donegal Food Festival 2017. It was a very busy and wonderful weekend where visitors get to enjoy a taste of what Smugglers has to offer. Here are some fun photos of the weekend:

Today FM Presenter Fergal Darcy at Smugglers Creek Inn

Fergal Darcy, the energetic Today FM Radio Presenter popped into Smugglers unannounced. We only found out after hearing the mention of Smugglers on his show on Monday.

Click here for a snippet of Fergal’s Off the Charts Show:

Fergal Darcy at Smugglers Creek

Apparently, he stayed at the lovely Herons Cove B&B and decided to stop by at […]

Smugglers Creek Sponsor of 2017 Ballyshannon Folk Festival

Smugglers Creek is delighted to be one of the Sponsor for the 2017 Ballyshannon Folk Festival starting today, Thursday 3rd August and running until 6th August. You will hear the sounds of traditional and folk music echo from the streets, pubs and marquee.

Top class lineup this year including Altan, Kila, Stocktons Wing, Mundy, Paddy Casey, […]

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/