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Newport, Co. Mayo

 Newport (Irish: Baile Uí Fhiacháin) is a small, picturesque town beside Clew Bay in County Mayo. Castlebar is also near the town.

Newport has a very striking railway bridge (no longer used for rail carriage) like an aqueduct, which, with the catholic church on top of the hill, dominate the town and create a picturesque appearance. The church is so imposing that it is usually referred to as 'Newport Cathedral'.

Newport stands at the entrance to the Bangor Trail, a 42km (26 mile) walking route. Near Newport is the Salmon Research Visitor Centre located at Furnae which tells the unique story of the Salmon - King of the Fish. Travelling from newport to Mulrany you can visit Letterkeen Forest, where a 3500 year-old Bronze Age burial site was discovered.

This area has some of the finest fishing in Ireland.

Gardens

Enniscoe House & Gardens - Crossmolina County Mayo Ireland
Enniscoe House & Gardens
Crossmolina, Co. Mayo
This hospitable Georgian house on the shores of Lough Conn was built by ancestors of the present owner, Susan Kellett, who settled here in the 1660s - and it is a very special place for anglers and other visitors with a natural empathy for the un ...
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Golf

Ballinrobe Golf Club - Ballinrobe County Mayo Ireland
Ballinrobe Golf Club
Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Course Type: Parkland
The Championship Parkland Golf Course at Ballinrobe Golf Club is considered by some, including Padraig Harrington, to be one of the finest in Ireland. Cloonacastle Estate, which dates back to 1238, became the new home for Ballinrobe Golf Club ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Rosturk Woods & Waterfall House
Mulranny, Co. Mayo
Rosturk Woods is located on the unspoiled west coast of Ireland, between the historic, attractive town of Westport (25km) and the renowned landscapes of Achill Island (17 km). We have two self catering houses situated on the clean, sandy tid ...
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What's On

Louisburgh Market - Co Mayo - Fridays
Louisburgh Market - Every Friday - 9am to 3pm

Louisburgh, Co Mayo

Contact: Nora McDonnell - 087 904 8110
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Tourist Attractions

National Museum of Ireland Country Life - Turlough Park Castlebar County Mayo Ireland
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Castlebar, Co. Mayo
First opened in 2001 The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life is home to the national collection of objects representing the traditional way of life in Ireland since 1850. The objects in the Irish Folklife Collections are the thing ...
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Wedding Venues

The Ice House - Wedding venue in Ballina County Mayo Ireland
The Ice House
Ballina, Co. Mayo
The Ice House comprises of 32 ultra luxury bedrooms & suites, Chill Spa with it’s Waterside Garden, Pier Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, a Cine Boardroom and the Parlour Lounge and it is all available on an exclusive minimum one day use ...
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