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This island has a rich history and is an exciting destination to be explored.
Lying 1km off shore from Maghery Country Park, this island is an exciting destination to be explored. The island has a rich history spanning many centuries, with evidence of human occupation dating back 8000 years BC. One of the most westerly outposts of the Normans during their occupation of Ireland from 12th Century. The island is owned by the National Trust. Regular Boat Trips are no longer available due to passenger boats being unable to dock at Maghery Country Park. Pre-booked groups of 6-12 persons can avail of a boat trip from Kinnego Marina, May to August weather permitting on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday morning only. This is a 3 hour round trip and booking is essential.