A landmark win for the Central Hotel

THERE were great celebrations in Radisson Hotel in Sligo last week as the Central Hotel and Leisure Centre, Donegal Town, was awarded Best Local Hotel in the Irish Hotel Awards ceremony. Having scooped Best Family Hotel in 2022, the Central Hotel team are thrilled to be awarded Best Local Hotel for 2023. Receiving the coveted […]

THE THIRD DEGREE: From surviving the pandemic to earning a four-star rating

BY PAUL BRADLEY In this week’s edition of The Third Degree Conor McEniff, General Manager of the Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny talks about their new four-star rating, managing through the pandemic and how he is the third generation in his family to work in the industry. Hi Conor, how are you? Thank you for taking […]

€5 million expansion plans for Donegal hotel

ONE of Ireland’s largest property development and management companies, owned by Buncrana born Pat Doherty and his family, is to invest €5 million in an expansion of its five-star Lough Eske Castle Hotel. The company which developed the Titanic Centre in Belfast recently lodged a planning application to add a two story extension with 24 […]

Anxious for ‘road map’ to help industry through crisis

FOR more than a decade Donal Cox has been in charge at Lough Eske Castle, Donegal’s only five-star hotel. Sitting on 43 acres of woodland outside Donegal town, the 97 bedroom hotel has yet to re-open this year while the doors remained locked for six months of 2020. It’s been a frustrating time for the […]

Hotels report massive cancellations over weekend

TERRY McEniff has been in the hotel business his entire life. After losing three and a half months of business to lockdown earlier this year, he thought he faced the worst the industry could experience. But with Donegal moving to Level 3 from midnight on Friday, the hotel sector is facing further uncertainty. Mr McEniff […]

Letterkenny welcome for customers as we move to Phase 3

  HOTELS, hostels, caravan parks, galleries and museums welcomed visitors again from this morning as we move to Phase 3 for the reopening of Ireland. Weddings with up to 50 guests can take place indoors until 20 July, with 100 people thereafter while people can attend services at places of worship from 29 June, with […]

Wedding Showcase at Harvey’s Point

Harvey’s Point invites you to an exclusive showcase of our delightful hotel, sitting on the shores of Lough Eske, 10 minutes from Donegal Town, on Saturday 24th of February 2018 from 1 pm – 5 pm. We want you to see our beautiful hotel first hand and experience all the magical services that we have […]

Your Vision, Your Wedding, Your Way at Mulroy Woods

Making every effort to exceed the expectations of our bride and grooms, Mulroy Woods Hotel has adapted to the taste and desires of every perspective husband and wife.  This is evident following our recent win of Ulster Wedding Venue of the Year 2017 and being shortlisted for Wedding Venue of the Year this year.  Elegant […]

Rockhill House opens its doors to the public

The historic Rockhill House opens its doors to a new era of warmth and welcome in Donegal. Following an intense four-year restoration programme, Rockhill House officially opens to residential guest’s this week. The historic Rockhill House, nestled in 100 acres of woodlands in the hills above Letterkenny, County Donegal, is a charming and elegant country house […]