Increase in visitor numbers to the Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre

Figures released by Office of Public Works show a good increase in visitor numbers to the Corlea Trackway Visitors Centre in Longford over the last year.

The centre was built to showcase an 18 meter section of Iron Age bog road built in approximately 148 BC near Kenagh, Co Longford.

Visitor numbers to the centre which has free admission rose by almost two thousand last year – from 5,400 in 2017, to 7,750 last year

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Visitor numbers to Boyle Abbey in north Roscommon are down slightly from 7,772 in 2017 to 6,799 last year.

There were over 154,000 visitor’s to the ancient monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise on the banks of the river Shannon last year, and over 21,000 people stopped off at Parks Castle in Dromhair, Co Leitrim.