To celebrate the Summer Solstice access to Lough Gur Visitor Centre will be free from June 21st to June 24th. Proceeds from many of the events this year will go to the Irish Red Cross. If you can not join us for the events and would like to donate please go directly to | Support Lough Gur Summer Solstice Challenge Fund…

The following events will also take place:

Lough Gur Summer Solstice Sunrise Cycle (all proceeds go to the Irish Red Cross)

Departs Lough Gur lakefront at 5.30am, returns to the lakefront at 7.15am. Booking essential. Click here for booking link.

Solstice Yoga by the Lakefront with Sinead from Village Yoga

Starts at 7.30am. Ends at 8.15am. Donations please on the morning to Clionas Foundation. No pre-booking required. Please bring own mat, warm clothing and water.

Lough Gur Summer Solstice Kayaking

With Kilfinane Outdoor Education from 5pm to 7pm. To book click here for booking link.

Lough Gur Long Walk for a Long Day

Departs Lough Gur lakefront at 7.30pm, returing at 10.30pm. To book click here

Half of the long walk proceeds will go to the Irish Red Cross and half to Lough Gur community projects.


For visitors going to the Great Grange Stone Circle for sunrise on the morning of June 21st please note that we, Lough Gur Development community group, are not responsibile for this monument. The momument is under OPW care. The bay car park area at the front is often busy. Caution is advised.