One of Ireland’s most scenic counties. A dramatic coastline challenged by the powerful Atlantic. Croagh Patrick is where Ireland’s patron saint fasted in 441AD. An abundance of charming villages.
Stunning coastline
Blue Flag Beaches of Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway Counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway, Ireland
The naturally stunning formations of the West's coastlines provides long stretches of golden sand and impressive sand dunes.
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Past made present
National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Experience a bygone way of life with Ireland’s National Folklife Collection, displayed across four floors of modern exhibition galleries.
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Where the land meets the sea
Great Lighthouses of Ireland Various locations throughout the Island of Ireland
Great Lighthouses of Ireland offer a truly unique experience around Ireland’s stunning coastline in 14 breath-taking locations.
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Something for all the family
Achill Island Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Achill is the place for painting and photography and offers visitors spectacular views, natural landscapes and several Blue Flag beaches.
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A stone age monument
Céide Fields Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, Ireland
The Céide Fields in North Mayo will certainly give you a unique experience. For this is not just another archaeological monument or visitor centre.
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Journey to beautiful clare island
Clare Island Ferry – O’Grady’s Roonagh Point, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
The journey gives you just enough time to view and photograph a most spectacular coastline which includes Achill Island, the Nephin mountain range, the islands of Clew Bay, Croagh Patrick.
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Beautiful Atlantic Island
Inishturk Island Inishturk Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Inishturk off the coast of Mayo, rises boldly from the wild North Atlantic in wall-like cliffs to the northwest and steep hills to the north.
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peaceful countryside
Museum Greenway Museum Greenway, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Combine a visit to the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life with a Greenway cycle for a great day out. Start your day at Lough Lannagh and pedal or hike along the 10km riverside route.
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The perfect getaway
O’Malley Ferries Inishturk Island Roonagh Pier, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, Ireland
O’Malley Ferries provide a year-round ferry service to the island of Inishturk. Inishturk is a small unspoilt Island that is steeped in history.
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Commemorating 'The Rosary Priest'
The Father Peyton Centre Attymass, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Officially opened in October 1998 as part of the work of the congregation of Holy Cross to continue the ministry of prayer that was so near to Fr Peytons heart.
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unspoilt beauty
Westport Cruises The Quay (Westport Harbour), Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
No visit to Westport, or Mayo would be complete without a cruise on Clew Bay. The bay is home to a thriving seal colony, beautiful secluded beaches and breathtaking views of Croagh Patrick,
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Award winning collection
The Jackie Clarke Collection Pearse Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland
It is the most important private collection of Irish history material in public hands, comprising over 100,000 items spanning 400 years.
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Great family fun
Westport House Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
There is something for everyone at Westport House: the beautiful historic Westport House, stunning grounds, the Pirate Adventure Park and the Birds of Prey centre.
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Events, walks and trails
Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre Ballycroy, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Ireland’s sixth National Park, located on the Western Seaboard in northwest Mayo.
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150 year old building
Blacksod Lighthouse Erris, Co.Mayo
An authentic lighthouse experience awaits you at Blacksod Lighthouse. This lighthouse was handcrafted from the Blacksod granite it sits on.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Bothy Loop Letterkeen Woods, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Follow the southern slopes of the relatively isolated lowlands of the Nephin Beg Mountains
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be part of the adventure
Delphi Resort Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Delphi Resort is a leading adventure, spa and food destination with a variety of accommodation options including a 4 star hotel and the Wild Atlantic Hostel, located on the Wild Atlantic Way
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Special Discoveries in the West
Erris Head Loop Belmullet, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Erris Head offers spectacular views of this unspoilt and untouched part of Ireland.
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Ireland's Oldest Shop®
Jeremiah Higgins Jeremiah Higgins, Main Street, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Ireland
The shop stands as it was in the past and sells an eclectic mix of Irish goods, quirky gifts and unusual items.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Pigeon Hole Loop Cong, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Easy 4.7km trail crossing the Cong river and passing several caves including Pigeon Hole Cave.
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