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# david-mcgowan - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Crowdfunding and selling holiday homes - the new plans to bankroll Sligo's 'glamping village'
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Crowdfunding and selling holiday homes - the new plans to bankroll Sligo's 'glamping village'

Jun 21st 2018, 2:23 PM 19,093 Views 29 Comments

Funeral director David McGowan says he’s already put more than €1 million into the project.

# david-mcgowan - Thursday 11 May, 2017

A year after hauling a 767 up the Shannon, Sligo's glamping project has hit a funding snag
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# David Mcgowan

A year after hauling a 767 up the Shannon, Sligo's glamping project has hit a funding snag

May 11th 2017, 10:33 AM 28,742 Views 38 Comments

The funeral director behind the scheme says he may turn to crowdfunding for the €2.5 million plan.

# david-mcgowan - Friday 14 October, 2016

All aboard! A train is set to reach the Sligo glamping site this weekend
# Choo Choo
# Choo Choo

All aboard! A train is set to reach the Sligo glamping site this weekend

Oct 14th 2016, 7:19 PM 28,060 Views 12 Comments

David McGowan recently brought a Boeing 767 to the small village of Enniscrone.

# david-mcgowan - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

The man who brought a Boeing 767 to a Sligo glamping site is now moving a train from London
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# David Mcgowan

The man who brought a Boeing 767 to a Sligo glamping site is now moving a train from London

Aug 10th 2016, 2:28 PM 44,189 Views 36 Comments

Several couples have asked if they can get married on the plane.

# david-mcgowan - Sunday 8 May, 2016

The Boeing has landed: Plane reaches glamping village after mammoth effort
# Plane Sailing
# Plane Sailing

The Boeing has landed: Plane reaches glamping village after mammoth effort

May 8th 2016, 11:20 AM 48,096 Views 60 Comments

Crowds of people lined the streets of Enniscrone, Co Sligo until the early hours of this morning.

# david-mcgowan - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Almost there: Boeing 767 has just about landed ashore in Sligo
# Plane Sailing
# Plane Sailing

Almost there: Boeing 767 has just about landed ashore in Sligo

May 7th 2016, 8:10 PM 82,371 Views 53 Comments

The move was delayed due to wind and tide issues.

# david-mcgowan - Friday 6 May, 2016

A Boeing 767 has almost landed at a glamping site in Sligo - by barge
# Plane Sailing
# Plane Sailing

A Boeing 767 has almost landed at a glamping site in Sligo - by barge

May 6th 2016, 6:34 PM 50,578 Views 23 Comments

The Boeing 767 is set to land in Enniscrone, Co.Sligo tomorrow morning.

# david-mcgowan - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Watch: This Boeing 767 is nearly ready to make a Sligo glamping village its new home
# Timelapse
# Timelapse

Watch: This Boeing 767 is nearly ready to make a Sligo glamping village its new home

May 3rd 2016, 9:07 AM 47,156 Views 30 Comments

The plane will be the centrepiece of a new transport-themed campsite.

# david-mcgowan - Monday 25 April, 2016

'Do I disappoint the whole country?': Funeral director hits snag in ambitious plan to move Boeing 767
# Glamping Expedition
# Glamping Expedition

'Do I disappoint the whole country?': Funeral director hits snag in ambitious plan to move Boeing 767

Apr 25th 2016, 2:29 PM 48,127 Views 37 Comments

David McGowan hopes to move the plane from Shannon Airport to a camping site in Co Sligo.

# david-mcgowan - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village
# Plane Passion
# Plane Passion

This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village

Mar 1st 2016, 3:37 PM 52,934 Views 36 Comments

“I’m surrounded with death every week, you need something to give you a buzz.”