This is Lough Gur

Currently sold out, this new publication is available for pre-order from Lough Gur Heritage Centre. Phone 061 385186 or

Including archaeology, history, folklore, environment, music and poetry this new publication is the first comprehensive visitor guide for Lough Gur.

Titled “This is Lough Gur – The Jewel of an Antique Land” editors include Aine Barry, Chairperson of Lough Gur Development, Chairperson of the Lough Gur Historical Society George Finch, lead tour guide Brian Collopy and Manager of Lough Gur Development Kate Harrold who all brought together the stories, images, songs, poetry and folklore in a handbook format for local and international visitors. However, it was founding member and patron of Lough Gur, Michael Quinlan, who inspired the production of this publication and this new edition is dedicated to him in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Lough Gur. Michael passed away shortly after the book launch on August 4th after a short illness at the age of 80 years.The community of Lough Gur Development now treasures the new publication “This is Lough Gur”

This is Lough Gur – The Jewel of an Antique Land was part funded by Limerick City and County Council and was officially launched by Rose Cleary, Professor of Archaeology from University College Cork and Patron of Lough Gur Development. The new book will be on sale in Lough Gur Heritage Centre and local stores. All proceeds go to Lough Gur Development, a not for profit organisation formed to promote, protect and preserve the area of Lough Gur for local and national visitors in association with state agencies with direct responsibility for the site.

Price of book: €15.00

Further information contact Lough Gur Heritage Centre on 061 385186 or email