Cong to Westport Lost Treasures Trail ‘can be Ireland’s Camino’

Proposed walking trail would link Ballinrobe, Moorehall and Ballintubber to Cong and Westport Ambitious plans for a 50km pilgrim path running from Cong to Westport have the potential to be ‘Ireland’s Camino’. That’s according to Padraig Philbin, Mayo County Council’s Head of Tourism. The council are the lead authority on the project. Philbin feels the […]

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Things to Do in Mayo: The Complete Guide for Outdoor Lovers

Sandy beaches, rugged mountains, winding roads and blissful isolation. Nothing beats a few days away in Co Mayo. Here are just some of the things to do! From Louisburgh to Achill Island, Croagh Patrick to Killary Fjord, Co Mayo is really an adventurer’s paradise. From walks to wild swim spots, windsurfing to pints in the local, […]

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The 5 Best Walks and Hikes in Beautiful Mayo

Main Image by jimocallaghan24 of Croagh Patrick during sunset. Mayo is one of Ireland’s most beautiful counties with plenty to offer both tourists and natives alike. Be it the rich culture, bustling music scene, or extensive options for foodies, Mayo has it covered. All that said, there is one thing that Mayo undisputedly does better than […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Weekly Listings

Travellers’ Journey There are just a few weeks left to see the exhibition Travellers’ Journey, on display at the museum until May 6. This fascinating exhibition explores the distinct culture, crafts and traditions of Travellers in the west of Ireland. Co-curated with Traveller organisations, the exhibition features objects, images and films exploring themes of craft […]

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Book on Ballyheane emigrant’s remarkable life to be launched

Author Michael Larkin (left) and 2019 Mayo Person of the Year and Chairman of Portwest, Cathal Hughes, holding a framed copy of Thomas Larkin’s American passport. The story of a Ballyheane man’s remarkable career as an early telephone pioneer in the US is the subject of a new book, which will be launched in Castlebar this month.‘Making the Right Connections’ tells […]

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Mayo Day goes Green for ‘The Mayo Word’

Mayo County Council will be introducing several ‘greening’ elements to this year’s showcase Mayo Day event at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life, in Turlough House on Saturday May 4th. ‘The Mayo Word’ is a fun, free, family event which is celebrating the fifth annual Mayo Day running from 12 noon until 6pm. A […]

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Mayo Day Jersey On Sale Now

One County. One Team. One Jersey. One Day. We are delighted to announce that the Mayo GAA #MayoDay Jersey is available for pre-order from Elverys NOW! Follow this link: bit.ly/2UQwJMF

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