Lough Gur (County Limerick)

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Lough Gur is located between the towns of Herbertstown and Bruff in South East Co. Limerick. This scenic area is home to St. Patrickメs Church, St. Patrickメs Well, the Honey Fitz Theatre, Lough Gur Heritage Centre and the local primary school. The enchanted lake of Lough Gur with its placid waters and rugged hills is one of Irelandメs most important archaeological sites, including the largest stone circle in Ireland, many ancient habitation sites, megalithic tombs, crannogs and castles. Lough Gur has been a place of continuous habitation for at least 5,500 years since the arrival of the Neolithic people.

There is a very active community in Lough Gur who organise many events throughout the year such as the annual pilgrimage to St. Patrickメs Well after Irish Mass on St. Patrickメs Day, the Summer Solstice Festival on the 21st June and the October Storytelling Festival held on the bank holiday weekend in October. The Honey Fitz theatre is a hive of activity with classes and groups meeting up there each day and evening ヨ including Lough Gur Amateur Dramatic Society, Active retired, set dancers, Lough Gur historical society and art classes with local artist Robert Ryan.

The local community recently took over the management of Lough Gur Heritage Centre which is located on the lakefront and has welcomed many visitors from around the world including America, Australia, New Zealand, England, Germany, France and many others.

You can follow Lough Gur on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/LoughGur, on twitter @Lough_Gur or www.loughgur.com.

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