Lough Derg Holiday Homes, Whitegate, County Clare


There are three self catering houses, set in 30 acres nestling on the shoreline of Lough Derg. Guests only have to walk to the end of the garden to start fishing or take a boat trip out on the lake. The wonderful village of nearby Mountshannon offers pubs with traditional Irish music, cafes and restaurants. Two houses offer the same standards with two ensuite bedrooms, whilst the third is accompanied by a bathroom in the hall. The living room is beautifully decorated with a wood-burning stove. The modern country style kitchen has a dishwasher, microwave and all other mod cons. Bed linen and towels are included; electricity and heating metered. There is a large garden with with direct lake shore access. The third house is The Lodge with three bedrooms with six single beds and two bathrooms. All three houses have bait and tackle facilities. Whitegate Village is two miles and Mountshannon six miles. There is a taxi service available.


The Fishing
Lough Derg is the largest lake on the river Shannon and is a natural mixed fishery offering coarse fishing – particularly for specimen size bream, roach and hybrids. It is a renowned pike fishery. There are many islands and sheltered bays that offer interesting and exciting fishing and are ideal for pre-baiting. Our pier has direct access to the lake and with each house is a complimentary 19ft lake boat with engine (petrol extra). Extra boats and engines can be hired for €150 (approx £130) per week. For a change of scene the nearest other lakes are the prolific Lough Graney, Lough O’Grady and Bridget Lake providing good bank access.    The Dock  – The houses have their own private dock and several boats to hire.

Lough Derg - Holy Island Billy Delves