Where we are: Lough Gur is located in the South East of Ireland within the Ballyhoura region. Visitors enjoy the rural unspoilt beauty that is easily accessible 21km’s from Limerick City. The area of Lough Gur forms part of the Wild Atlantic Gateway and Hidden Heartlands brand under Fáilte Ireland and is also an accredited Discover Primary Science and Maths Centre through Science Foundation Ireland.

The facts: Lough Gur Visitor Centre was initially managed by Shannon Heritage for 30 years on a seasonal basis until Lough Gur Development took over the lease of Lough Gur Visitor Centre from Shannon Heritage in 2011. On March 1st 2023 Lough Gur Visitor Centre and associated facilities went into the care and ownership of Discover Limerick DAC. This organisation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Limerick City and County Council. The OPW is the government body that care for the archaeological sites in the vicinity.

Manager: Kate Harrold (kate@loughgur.com)

Operations Supervisor: Brian Collopy (brian@loughgur.com)

Marketing & Events: Zoe Hourigan (zoe@loughgur.com)

Maintenance: Pat Bourke

Administrators & Tour Guides: Eileen Ryan & Philip O’ Connell

Retail Assistants: Anna Coleman, Cathal O’ Maonaigh, Meghan Butler, Margaret Davern, Laoise O’ Dwyer and Julia Nichols

For general enquiries email info@loughgur.com.