Where is rams island?
Ram’s Island is located one mile offshore from Lennymore Bay and Sandy Bay on the Eastern Shore of Lough Neagh.
How big is rams island?
Ram’s is the largest island in Lough Neagh, nearly 1.6km long and 0.4km wide. It was possibly formed as a glacial esker. Notable features of the island include a round tower from the remains of a 1000 year old Celtic monastic settlement, and the ruins of the O’Neill family’s nineteenth century summer house.
Who owns Rams Lough Neagh?
Our guide is Island Warrior skipper Michael Savage, a warden and volunteer with The River Bann and Lough Neagh Association (RBLNA), the body responsible for the regeneration of the island, which has been leased from Lord O’Neill’s estate for £1 a year since 2005.
Is there toilets on rams island?
Ram’s island is a mile long and 1/4 mile across. There are mature trees, the remains of a Round Tower, the ruins (keep out!) of the land-owner’s summer house, tea-making facilities and toilets.