Lough Derg

Station Island (Saint Patrick’s Purgatory) in Lough Derg has been a place of pilgrimage for at least a thousand years.  The Island is open to pilgrims and visitors from May-October.  A wide range of pilgrimages and retreats are on offer.  Interpretation is also provided in the Visitor Centre and Pilgrim Shelter on the mainland.  The Lough Derg Pilgrim Path (which follows the ancient path to Saint’s Island and highlights the cultural and natural heritage of the area) has been identified on the mainland.  Boat trips and Island tours available on request.

Opening Times:  Daily: May – September: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (or by appointment)

Telephone:  +353 (0)71 986 1518

E-mail:  info@loughderg.org

Website:  www.loughderg.org

A (Island) NA (Visitor Centre) – PWA - P - R