Coney Island

The island is off the shores of Lough Neagh and has a rich history spanning many centuries, with evidence of human occupation dating back to Mesolithic times 8000 years BC.

Considered to be one of the most westerly outposts of the Normans during their occupation of Ireland from the 12th Century. There are many interesting things to see and experience on the island, natural and historic, including Saint Patrick’s Stone, Coney Cottage, O’Neill’s Tower, and the Anglo/Norman Motte.

The Island has a humble campsite which sailors and boating enthusiasts can enjoy during the summer months. Boat rides are available from Kinnego Marina. (Seasonal). For boat operation times & special events contact Kinnego Marina.

Open all year round

How do I get out to Coney Island?

You can make your own way out by boat or book a passage with Kinnego Marina.

Are there toilet facilities on Coney Island?

Yes, there are.

Can I camp on Coney Island?

Yes, camping is available all year round, there is no booking process and spaces are on a first come bases.

Is there a fee to camp on Coney Island?

No, there is no charge.

Canoe Routes

Coney Island – On the River Blackwater Canoe Trail
http://www.canoeni.com/canoe-trails/river-blackwater/

Coney Island – On the Lough Neagh Canoe Trail
http://www.canoeni.com/canoe-trails/lough-neagh/

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