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Family Fun on Lough Derg

Family Fun on Lough Derg

Something for all of the family on Lough Derg

Lough Derg Lakelands has a great selection of activities and accommodations to suit  a family visiting the region. How do we …
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Heritage & History in Lough Derg Lakelands

Heritage & History in Lough Derg Lakelands

For those of you who enjoy delving into the history of a region, the Lough Derg Lakelands offers much to inspire you.  We have castles, abbeys, ruins and much more …
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St. Flannan

A Romanesque cathedral was built in the 1180s by Donal O

Brian Boru

Killaloe Heritage Centre displays an imaginative exhibition charting the history of Killaloe and its Celtic and nautical significance. With a section dedicated to Brian Boru the greatest High King of …
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St. Flannan’s Cathedral

St. Flannan’s Cathedral

A Romanesque cathedral was built in the 1180s by Donal O’Brien but was destroyed soon afterwards by Connacht forces. A new cathedral, built in the Gothic style, was completed …
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Top Ten Sights on Lough Derg

Top Ten Sights on Lough Derg

It’s difficult to pick only ten sights around Lough Derg as there are so many good places to explore and get panoramic views of the lake but here goes. From …
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Irish Seed Savers

Irish Seed Savers

Visit the 8 hectare site with beautiful Organic Seed Gardens, Orchards and Woodlands at Irish Seed Savers close to Lough Derg. Wet weather gear and good walking shoes are advisable …
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Lough Derg Garden Trail

Lough Derg Garden Trail

An exciting route of beautiful gardens within easy reach of Lough Derg, the garden trail includes both public and privately owned spaces. They also vary in size and style, ranging …
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Nenagh Heritage Centre

Nenagh Heritage Centre

The Nenagh Heritage Centre and Museum, set in a 19th Century gaol in Nenagh County Tipperary, recreates and unlocks history.Nenagh Heritage Centre is located just a short walk from Nenagh …
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Nenagh Castle

Nenagh Castle

The castle is a Medieval building and has a stone spiral stairs to the top. There are 101 steps in all to the top. Access to the tower is through …
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St. Cronan’s 10th Century Church, Tuamgraney

St. Cronan’s 10th Century Church, Tuamgraney

St Cronan’s 10th Century Church is the oldest church in continuous use in Ireland.  A Monastery was founded on this site in the 6th century by St Cronan.  Tuamgraney is …
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Inis Cealtra – Holy Island

Inis Cealtra – Holy Island

Inis Cealtra (Irish for Holy Island), in Lough Derg in County Clare, is one of the most famous monastic sites in Ireland. Its many attractions include a well preserved Round …
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Portumna Castle And Gardens

Portumna Castle And Gardens

Portumna Castle, built close to 4 centuries ago by the de Burgo (Burke) family, stands close to Lough Derg, the River Shannon and Portumna Forest Park in Portumna, County Galway.This …
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The Irish Workhouse Centre

The Irish Workhouse Centre

The Irish Workhouse Centre in Portumna, Co. Galway by the Lough Derg Lakelands is a cultural and heritage visitor attraction.

The Irish Workhouse Centre in Portumna tells a real story …
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Castlelough

Castlelough

Castlelough is west of Nenagh and 5km from Portroe village. There is a car park, picnic tables, water skiing, fishing and cruises on the River Shannon. Castleough also has lakeshore …
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Castletown Glebe Garden

Castletown Glebe Garden

Set in dramatic scenery beneath the Arra hills, this is a mature rectory garden with views over Lough Derg.Set in dramatic scenery beneath the Arra hills, this is a mature …
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