The island has a rich history spanning many centuries, with evidence of human occupation dating back to Mesolithic times 8000 years BC. Considered to be one of the most westerly outposts of the Normans during their occupation of Ireland from the 12th Century. There are many interesting things to see and experience on the island, natural and historic including Saint Patrick's Stone, Coney Cottage, O'Neill's Tower and the Anglo/Norman Motte. Historical tours, woodland walks & nature walks are available on request (talks & tours by Peter McClelland).
Boat trips run on the first Sunday of each month May to August from Maghery Country Park from 1.30pm - 4.30pm. Other times and visits can be arranged including private trips. Charges apply
Maghery Country Park
Tel: 028 3832 7573