Mayo: Explore the roots of your heritage

MAYO’s long and colourful history was made by men and women whose descendants now live all over the world – as well as in their home county.

Visit this section to read about the History of Mayo, and how you can find out more.

Have a look at our feature on the Clans and Surnames of Mayo, and find out more about your place in that story.

Would you like to explore your own Mayo roots and heritage, or perhaps discover the story of your own family’s journey? Check out Mayo's genealogy centres, a great place to explore your family’s history.

Look back at some of the great news stories that have shaped our county and find out how you can stay in touch with news from home as it happens.

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