North Mayo – Top Things To Do – Foxford

The picturesque, small town of Foxford is situated on the River Moy and is close to Lough Conn. The town is famous for its fi shing and also for its woollen blankets, which the local mill has been creating since 1892. It also has proud links to Argentina. The founder of the Argentinean Navy and […]

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North Mayo – Top Things To Do – Ballina

Ballina town lies at the mouth of the River Moy, near Killala Bay, with the Ox Mountains to the east and the Nephin Beg mountains to the west. The Moy is one of the most prolific salmon rivers in Europe, thereby earning Ballina the title ‘Salmon Capital of Ireland’. 1. Visit the incredible Jackie Clarke Collection […]

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North Mayo – Top Things To Do – Killala

Killala is a picturesque seaside village in north Mayo and it is famous for the role it played in the 1798 rebellion, when General Humbert arrived from France to unite with the Irish, and fought against the English forces in the area. The town and surrounding area is a treasure trove of historical monuments and […]

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Belmullet Festival 15-24th August

The annual Belmullet Festival is organised around Lá an Logha ‘day of indulgence’ and over the years, has developed into a wonderful week of entertainment and activities for young and old, with special events for children and families.  Here is your guide to what’s on in Belmullet during the festival: Thursday, August 15th 2019 Lá an Logha […]

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New mentoring scheme for Irish language learners

GAELCHARA is an innovative new mentoring scheme which aims to give Irish language learners living in the north Mayo Gaeltacht an opportunity to practice and speak Irish as a living, every-day language. Over a four-month period, the learner will team-up with a native Irish speaker and they will both participate in a social, cultural or sporting activity trí mheán na Gaeilge, be it […]

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