Island of the Wild Boar

Inishturk is a small, beautiful island located 9 miles off the west coast of Mayo. It rises boldly from the wild North Atlantic in wall-like cliffs to the northwest and steep hills to the north. Only 5km by 2.5km in size, the island offers plenty to do and see; hill walking, scuba diving, angling, fishing, swimming and boat trips to neighbouring islands. Historical places of interest include: Port An Dun, the remains of a 9th Century fort; The Old Church, dating back to the 16th Century; The Present Graveyard; and The Signal Tower, rising 722ft above sea level. The main embarkation point to Inishturk is Roonagh Pier with daily ferry sailings to the island.

  • The remains of a 9th century fort
  • The Signal Tower
  • The Old Church
  • Water and land-based activities such as scuba diving and hill walking
Useful Information

Ferry to the island takes approximately 50 minutes

Getting There

Access by ferry

Map Location: 53.706668, -10.092894
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Inishturk Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland

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