Lough Boora

For centuries Lough Boora has given humans shelter, warmth and a unique contact with the forces of the natural world. History, ancient and modern, is around you and under your feet when you visit Lough Boora.

For centuries Lough Boora has given humans shelter, warmth and a unique contact with the forces of the natural world. History, ancient and modern, is around you and under your feet when you visit Lough Boora.

History of Lough Boora

The raised bogs of the Midlands of Ireland appeared after the last Ice Age, around 15,000 years ago. Mesolithic tribes colonised Ireland soon after and one of the most important Mesolithic sites in Ireland is at Lough Boora. You can visit the site of the ancient settlement by following the Mesolithic Route.

Find out more

Lough Boora Discovery Park
Visitor Centre
Boora,
Co Offaly,
Ireland

Tel: 057 9340010
Web: www.loughboora.com

This Website is part funded by Westmeath Local Enterprise Office.