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If proposing is the plan this Valentine’s, then Lough Derg is the Destination

If proposing is the plan this Valentine’s, then Lough Derg is the Destination

Sweep the one you love off their feet with a romantic break to Lough Derg. Whatever the weather, wrap yourself in the magic of the region and let romantic walks, …
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Myths and Stories of Lough Derg

Myths, legends and otherworldly weirdness abound amongst the shores of Lough Derg. From ghostly goings-on to timeworn tales, here some of the lake’s most fascinating stories. 

Lough Derg and the …
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White-tailed sea eagles make a home on the lake

White-tailed sea eagles make a home on the lake

The delighted and proud parents of the latest white-tailed sea-eagles have recently hatched and fledged in Lough Derg, Tipperary. 

After an absence of more than 100 years, white-tailed sea-eagles were …
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COVID-19 Information Sources

COVID-19 Information Sources

The following are links to useful information during these unprecedented times:

Fáilte Ireland

Currently Fáilte Ireland is working with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport to put in place …
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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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A Taste of Lough Derg 2019

A Taste of Lough Derg 2019

A Taste of Lough Derg 

Food producers and restaurant owners surrounding Lough Derg are joining forces once again to offer the very best of food and drink in the region …
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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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Cafe Culture around Lough Derg Lakelands

Cafe Culture around Lough Derg Lakelands

From Killaloe to Portumna, Mountshannon to Dromineer – Café Culture around Lough Derg Lakelands

We are pretty lucky in the towns and villages around Lough Derg to have so many cafes …
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Outdoor Activities for School Holidays

Outdoor Activities for School Holidays

When School’s out its Family Time

This Easter inevitably families will be looking for some things to do with their children – especially if they’ve been indoors a lot this winter. …
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Top Ten Winter Activities on Lough Derg

Top Ten Winter Activities on Lough Derg

 Don’t let the winter weather deter your from enjoying the Lough Derg Lakelands.

  1. Irish Seed Savers: The Association was founded in 1991, their mission is to “protect, conserve …
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Waterside Wonders on Lough Derg

Waterside Wonders on Lough Derg

Here’s a snap shot of the Lough Derg Lakelands and what it has to offer you. Plan your next visit and experience the attractions, activities and restaurants all around the …
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TRAP EU Project

TRAP EU Project

The TRAP project (Territories of Rivers Action Planning) was supported by the European Interreg programme over 2012-2014. The aim of the project was to exploit international cooperation for policy improvements …
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Top Sights within an hour of Lough Derg

Top Sights within an hour of Lough Derg

Having explored all around Lough Derg, here are our top picks for sights within an hour’s drive of the Lakeland Lough Derg Region. Catch a glimpse of a dolphin in …
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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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Family Days Out – Top Ten

Family Days Out – Top Ten

Sometimes it can be tricky to keep all of the family entertained but here in the Lakelands Lough Derg Region the choice of things to do for a family day …
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Budget Days Out – Top Ten

Budget Days Out – Top Ten

Days out don’t need to cost the earth. Take a look at our top ten ideas for budget days out and with a bit of planning you can have a …
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White Tailed Eagles on Lough Derg

White Tailed Eagles on Lough Derg

Discover the first White Tailed Sea Eagles born in Ireland in over a century at Mountshannon in County Clare.

The Mountshannon breeding pair, a six-year-old male and five-year-old female, were …
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