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    Celebrated in songs for its 'soft and craggy bogland' and its 'tall majestic hills', Mayo is surrounded to the east by the counties of Sligo, Roscommon and Galway, and enjoys a fine, long coastline with the Atlantic, on the western reaches of Ireland. Much of the land to the north of the county is classed as Atlantic blanket-bog, whilst in the south, the limestone landscape is more suited to agricultural use.

    As elsewhere along the rugged, western Irish coastline, the waters close to the shores of County Mayo were the site of several shipwrecks in late 1588, as the Spanish Armada galleons struggled to find their way home, their sailors having failed in their attempt to invade Tudor England.  

    Things to do in County Mayo
    County Mayo has the highest cliffs to be found anywhere in Great Britain. On the dramatic, northern slope of the Croaghaun Mountain on Achill Island, the cliffs rise to 688 metres above the crashing waves, and are home to several families of Peregrine Falcons; whilst in the swirling seas below Bottle-Nosed Dolphins and Basking Sharks are common sights. Humpback and Killer Whales have also been found in these local waters of the Atlantic, making the area a popular place for naturalists. Walkers flock to the area for both road walking and cross country routes, and a number of well-organised events take place each year to encourage more visitors to enjoy the local landscape. Meanwhile, to the north east of the county, the River Moy is renowned the world over for its salmon fishing, and this is one of several sports also celebrated by an annual festival.

    Top Destinations

    Castlebar – The county town of Mayo grew greatly in size during the 1990s, and is a popular location for a number of modern local festivals, including the 'International 4 Days' Walk', when walkers from all over the world are encouraged to gather in the area to enjoy road and cross-country walks over a variety of different distances; this mass exploration of the unspoilt beauty of the west of Ireland has been a feature in the local events calendar since 1967.

    Ballina – Situated at the mouth of the River Moy, Ballina plays host to an annual Salmon Festival each July. For those who wish to explore the history of the town, the remains of the Ballina Ardnaree Friary are well worth a visit. The Friary was founded in 1400 by the O'Dowdas, and the church ruins still retain some interesting features, although there is debate as to whether the carved heads above the doorway represent Christian saints or pagan figures. Meanwhile, the Humbert Memorial in the town commemorates the first battle of the French force led by one General Humbert, during the 1798 rebellion, when the French army landed to give their support to the Irish rebels. 

    Killala – Killala was once a town of particular ecclesiastical significance, and evidence of this religious prominence can still be seen throughout the local environs. The pretty round tower at Killala is built of limestone and is thought to date from the 9th or 11th century; it is likely to have once served as a belfry. In the centre of the town stands St Muredach's Cathedral, constructed in the 17th century using the stone and rubble remains salvaged from a mediaeval cathedral which once stood on the same site. The ruins of Moyne Abbey, Rosserk Friary and Rathfran Abbey are all nearby. A short distance from the town lie the even more ancient archaeological remains at Ceide Fields; it is thought that this site contains one of the oldest enclosed farms in the world, perhaps dating back more than 5,500 years – making it older than either Stonehenge or the Egyptian pyramids.

    Knock – This small town to the east of the county is now famous worldwide for its Shrine, where the Virgin Mary and two saints, St Joseph and St John the Evangelist, are said to have appeared in a vision in 1879. It is now seen – along with Lourdes in Southern France and the shrine at Fátima in Portugal – as one of the major Catholic Marian shrines anywhere in the world. An international airport started operating from Knock in 1986, to allow Catholic pilgrims from other countries to visit the shrine, and it has also opened up the wider area to global tourists.

    Newport – Known historically as Ballyveaghan, Newport is a pretty town on the shores of Clew Bay. The Black Oak River also flows through the town, and its banks are a popular route for walkers. During the 18th century, the town was briefly the home to a community of Quakers who established themselves as a small colony of linen weavers; but the group did not thrive in such an isolated location and by 1740 all of the brethren are thought to have left the area. The skyline of the town is now dominated by the Romanesque style church of St Patrick, sometimes referred to as 'Newport Cathedral', which is set at the top of the hill. A particularly striking seven-arch railway bridge is also an iconic architectural feature in the town; although no longer used for rail traffic, the bridge, often referred to locally as 'the Viaduct', is now part of the 26 mile Great Western Greenway rail trail.


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    photo of Cloongullaun Cottage , Cloongullane, nr. Swinford, Co. Mayo, Foxford, County Mayo
    This pretty holiday cottage has been lovingly renovated with a modern kitchen added to it, making it comfortable and cosy, yet retaining its original charms. It boasts a wonderful location with the grounds backing onto the ...
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    photo of At The Crossroads , Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, County Mayo
    This single storey property is an ideal base in a gorgeous setting with views of Clew Bay. The owners have created a delightful holiday home with well co-ordinated colour schemes and an enclosed garden. It is located 12 ...
    Bedrooms: 3
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    photo of Ballyhip, Louisburgh , Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, County Mayo
    Mountain views.Wing of property for 4.Wonderfully located, this comfortable single-storey property is close to mountains and the lovely village of Louisburg. This property adjoins the friendly owner's home and is beside a ...
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    photo of Mill Cottage , Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, County Mayo
    In a superb, secluded setting by the seashore, with its own pebble beach just 50 yards away, this single-storey cottage is surrounded by a wonderfully rugged coastline, with a view of Clew Bay from the patio. Set on the ...
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    photo of Tourmakeady, County Mayo , Tourmakeady, Co. Mayo, Castlebar, County Mayo
    Idyllic setting.Detached barn conversion for 4.This refurbished barn in the grounds of the owner's home is situated in one of the hidden parts of Ireland and boats wonderful views of Lough Mask from the rear garden. The ...
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    photo of Turlough , Castlebar, Co. Mayo, County Mayo
    Set in its own grounds.Detached cottage for 5/6.This 19th century cottage is beautifully set in its own grounds just 2½ miles from the busy town of Castlebar and ½ mile from the pretty village of Turlough. ...
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    photo of Lark Field , Mullranney, Co. Mayo, Westport, County Mayo
    With uninterrupted sea and mountain views, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Ballycroy National Park, this bright and spacious, detached, single storey holiday property is ideally located for ...
    Bedrooms: 3
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    photo of The Granary , Westport, Co. Mayo., County Mayo
    Located 1 mile outside the bustling town of Westport, tucked away beside the river, this beautifully restored granary is tastefully presented and furnished to a very good standard. The living accommodation is found on the ...
    Bedrooms: 4
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    photo of Reek View House , Kilgeever, Louisburgh, Mayo
    Enjoying a tranquil location, Reek View House is a beautiful family-owned home available for self-catering holidays in County Mayo, Ireland. Situated one mile outside of Louisburgh town, there are impressive surrounding ...
    Bedrooms: 3
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    photo of Tom's House , Kilmovee, near Ballaghaderreen, Co. Mayo, Claremorris, County Mayo
    This detached, single-storey cottage is ideally located for anyone wanting to tour the area or to simply take some time out in the clean country air. The owners breed horses, and they are often in the field beside the ...
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    photo of Treenbeg House , Newport, Co. Mayo, County Mayo
    Commanding stunning views over the Furnace Lakes to Clew Bay beyond, this homely, single-storey property sits peacefully amid large landscaped grounds. Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way tourist driving route, it is a ...
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    photo of Cappacurry Lodge , Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, County Mayo
    Cappacurry Lodge is a totally restored and refurbished farmhouse only 2 miles from Ballinrobe with views of Croagh Patrick and is only 500 yards from Ballinrobe Golf Course. The holiday property has been restored to a very ...
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