Smugglers Creek Supporting Cycle Against Suicide

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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 from Cycle Against Suicide coming to stay this Thursday, 3rd May.

For more information, please visit their website on


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 entertainment performed by Phoenix & Co! For those of you who missed it, here are some photos to give you some ideas the mighty craic we had. Hope to see you next year!

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 is Live Music on Saturday night after 9:30pm at Smugglers Creek Inn.

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 in 2018.

For all you patrons out there, expect a new Tasty Autumn Menu at Smugglers soon!

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 for some food…”Thank you Fergal for giving us the “Thumbs-Up”. Hope to see you + friends soon…..

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, The Sands Family, Na Leanai, The Lost Brothers, Mairtin O Connor Trio, No Crow.

Don;t forget to pop into the pub sessions, look out for the street entertainment and showcase competition. It will be a memorable festival weekend, no doubt!

If you are in the area, do pop into Smugglers for a spot of Lunch/Dinner, we open for food from 12:30-9:30pm every day!

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!

For more TASTY information, check out the project’s Facebook Page on: