West Mayo – Top Things To Do – Westport

A designated Heritage Town set in the shadow of the Reek (Croagh Patrick), Westport is a picturesque town with tree-lined boulevards and stone bridges over the Carrowbeg River. With its multi-coloured shopfronts, charismatic cafés and unique restaurants, it is little wonder that this Clew Bay town has become one of Ireland’s most popular destinations. 1. […]

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West Mayo – Top Things To Do – Louisburgh

Louisburgh is a quaint town on the Bunowen River, on the southwest corner of Clew Bay. It was built in 1795 and enjoys some of the most panoramic views in Ireland; Clew Bay to the north, the Atlantic Ocean on its western front, Croagh Patrick to the east and the Sheefry Mountains to the south. […]

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Australian Ambassador set to visit Westport

THE Australian Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Richard Andrews and his wife, Saovanee, is scheduled to visit a number of businesses in Westport as well as meet Australian-born residents of the town on Thursday next, July 18. Among them is internationally successful milliner, Lina Stein, who has lived in Ireland for 28 years and has a hat-making studio in Rosmoney, which the ambassador and his wife will visit. He is also […]

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West Mayo – Top Things To Do – Mulranny

The beautiful, seaside village of Mulranny has been named Ireland’s Best Destination for Responsible Tourism and Ireland’s Best Small Tourism Town. The village is, unsurprisingly, a European Destination of Excellence, with friendly locals, its incredible environment and a plethora of hidden treasures. 1. With its spectacular views over Clew Bay, Mulranny is a popular stop […]

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Mayo Islands – Top 10 Things to Do – Inishturk

Rising from the Atlantic with steep, wall-like cliffs, Inishturk is a small, beautiful & unspoilt island nine miles off the Mayo coast. The tranquil and archaeologically rich island has been inhabited on and off since 4000 BC, and is home to a friendly, vibrant local community. 1. Ideal for snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing or kayaking […]

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Mayo Islands – Top 10 Things to Do – Achill

Achill is the largest island in Ireland and its unique landscape has inspired many artists and writers, including Camille Souter, Robert Henri, Paul Henry and Heinrich Böll. Lashed by the wild Atlantic Ocean and carved by the windswept rain, Achill Island is a truly spectacular place. 1. Achill has some of the best quality beaches […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in South Mayo – Claremorris

Claremorris sits in a valley, surrounded by rolling drumlins and hills. The town was established during the 18th century and is named after a Norman who came to Ireland in 1169. 1. Discover the oversized, fun handcrafted wood features in the Land of the Giants (McMahon Park). Enjoy a stroll around the Clare Lake Loop […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in South Mayo – Knock

Knock Shrine, just 20 minutes away from Ireland West Airport Knock, could easily claim to have one of the most interesting histories of any place in Ireland. The small village of Knock was the site of an apparition in 1879, witnessed by 15 ordinary, rural dwellers and, since then, it has grown into one of […]

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