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Friends of Lough Derg

Friends of Lough Derg membership supports the ongoing upkeep of the Island. Through the genorisity of members, donors and all benefactors Lough Derg continues to be a 'living pilgrimage' carrying on the tradtition of St Patrick.

All those who appreciate what Lough Derg offers in terms of spiritual growth share a common bond and their support is a means of expressing their conviction. This will, in someway, enable the spirit of Lough Derg to be captured in communities throughout Ireland and indeed the world.

As a Friend of Lough Derg you will:

  • Be remembered in the prayers of Lough Derg
  • Receive two Lough Derg newsletters annually
  • Be given a membership card, entitling you to a 10% discount in the shop
  • Know that you are actively supporting the continued development of Lough Derg


Become a Friend of Lough Derg

Renew your Friend of Lough Derg membership

The Friends of Lough Derg Membership Draw takes place in October every year. 

2015 Membership Draw took place on Sunday 18th October 2015 at a special event in Pettigo 'Friends of Lough Derg Guest Tea' the prize draw results are published below.

Main Prize Draw

1st Prize €10,000     B Browne, Donegal

2nd Prize € 5,000     M McMenanin, Donegal 

3rd Prize  € 2,000     T Connolly, Monaghan

4th Prize  € 1,500     M Fanning, Dublin

5th Prize  € 1,000     A Gogarty, Meath

6th Prize  €   500     E Finnegan, Monaghan


August 'Early bird' Sellers Draw

P Waldron, Waterford

I Flanagan, Tyrone

A Friel, Donegal

M Lynch, Kerry


July 'Early Bird' Sellers Draw

T Robinson, Mayo

C Haran, Roscommon 

P Holland, Monaghan

R McMahan, Dublin


June early-bird Sellers Draw                           


M Rock, Co Galway

A Murphy, Co Cork

M Friary, Co Monaghan

D Sweeney, Co Donegal

Thank you for your huge support and on-going contributions to Lough Derg.

Congratulations to everyone!




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