Public Meeting To Announce Holy Island Development Plans

Tourism and community groups are being invited to hear the final plans for the development of Holy Island tonight.

The Lough Derg island dates back to the 7th century and is renowned as a monastic site, as well as for its links to the historic High King Brian Ború, and it was brought into public ownership two years ago.

Tonight’s presentation takes place in Mountshannon Community Hall at 7.30.


Senior Planner with Clare County Council Brian McCarthy says it’s important to protect the island as well as develop it: