Fancy a summer break? Why not avail of this wonderful offer available for a few selected dates only
We are giving you the chance to book a stay with us here at The O’Neill Arms Country House Hotel and attend the New Lough Neagh Tasty Tour.
We thought you would like to know a little more about the tour so continue reading to hear the best bits.
This guided tour around Lough Neagh Fisheries Visitor Centre includes a wonderful opportunity to have a short tour of the factory. Visitors will experience the intake and grading of live eel and have an opportunity to hold an eel.
On the tour you will hear a range of mythical tales including the formation of the lough by Fionn Mac Cumhail and how St Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland, turning them into eels. You will become familiar with the history of fishing on Lough Neagh.
Be prepared to be amazed at the epic migration of Lough Neagh Eel (European eel), it’s fascinating lifecycle and the engaging specimens and information on the full range of wild fish living in the lough.
Saving the best to last, you will get to enjoy smoked eel tasters and discover why Lough Neagh Eel and Lough Neagh Pollan have been awarded Geographical Status by the EU Commission.
The retreat back to The O’Neill Arms Country House Hotel and indulge in an evening meal for 2 using Lough Neagh Fishermen’s Co-operative Society produce and breakfast the next morning.