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Croagh Patrick Cave and West Summit Trek from Westport Area
"In the early 19th century a man who came to be known as ‘Bob of the Reek’ made his home near the summit of the mountain. He spent the next fourteen years assisting pilgrims in their quest to reach the peak. Winter months were spent in the company of friends at the foot of Croagh if one is to believe that the structure known as ‘Bob of the Reek’s Cave’ was his home. This ‘cave’ which is actually more reminiscent of a medieval holy well faces due north and is very high on the mountain. There is also some controversy as to the true identity of Bob of the Reek. Locals in Lecanvey Village on the northwest side claim him as Robert Geraghty
From EUR30.00
 
Croagh Patrick Pilgrims Hike from Westport Area
"Our first stop is at the statue of St. Patrick normally a ten to fifteen minute walk on an easy gradient. Even at this early stage you will be stunned by the views of Clew Bay and its islands including the birdlike shape of Dorinish which was once owned by John Lennon and the distant guardian of the bay itself – Clare Island once the home of the pirate Grace O’Malley. Looking north
From EUR25.00
 
Connemara and Cong Village with Kylemore Abbey and Killary Fiord Tour from Dublin
"Wave goodbye to Dublin as you depart for the Wild West on-board a shuttle service to the Wild West of Ireland! There will be a short break for coffee and an Irish breakfast roll along the way. Arrive in Galway and begin your fully guided tour of Connemar a hidden but atmospheric 14th century monastery before continuing on to Cong Village. At Cong you can visit the ruins of the Old Abbey and take a walk through Cong Woods wander the streets made famous by the Quiet Man movie or simply enjoy a coffee on the banks of Lough Corrib.Depart Cong and enter the wild Connemara region through the hidden Lough Nafooey route where you will experience the stark beauty of the valleys of Connemara before arriving at the Atlantic Ocean and the famed Killary Fjord.Arrive at the magical Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Gardens there is an optional admission fee and discounted tickets can be purchased in cash from your driver. The admission includes guided walks shuttle bus to the walled gardens and entrance to the castle and mausoleum. There is also a café and craft shop where you can purchase a hearty lunch or some homemade goodies. Depart Kylemore for Galway through the scenic Inagh Valley
From EUR50.00

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Achill Island

Achill Island Achill Island is dominated by three imposing mountains, and its coast is edged by dramatic cliff faces as well as numerous charming resort villages that boasts several broad, sandy...
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Clew Bay

Clare Island Off the coast of Clew Bay lies the secluded and unspoiled Clare Island. The island caters for both the laid-back rambler and the experienced walker. Knockaveen Hill, located near the...
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Ballintubber Abbey

A site of great Christian impact that has been restored and presented tastefully and with great humility. A 'pilgrimage' laid out around the grounds brings to life the part the Abbey played in...
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The Mall

THE MALL The Mall was once the cricket pitch of Lord Lucan and his clan. It is here in the town park that you will find the 1798 Monument, which was erected on the 150th anniversary of the 1798...
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Beaches

Visit a Blue Flag Beach Mayo is very proud of the fact that it has more blue flag beaches than any other county in Ireland. A blue flag beach is a beach that has met all international criteria for...
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Croagh Patrick

West of Castlebar lies Westport, and west of Westport lies the mighty mountain Croagh Patrick. It can be seen from afar. On this mountain, St. Patrick is said to have ordered all snakes to leave the...
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The Sculpture Track

THE SCULPTURE TRACK’ If you consider yourself aesthetically minded, then you might like to follow the suggested trail, which details the main artistic attractions that are found in Castlebar.
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