The National Famine Memorial is a bronze monument in Murrisk to commemorate the millions who perished in the Great Famine. Created by John Behan, the dramatic sculpture depicts a “Coffin Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Mayo
Heading to Mayo and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Mayo coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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Finding the best things to see and do on a Mayo day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Mayo activity could be.
The Knock Shrine is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage site and National Shrine where observers stated that there was an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, Saint John the Evangelist, angels, and Jesus Christ (the Lamb of God) in 1879.
The Deserted Village at Slievemore consists of some 80 to 100 stone cottages located along a mile long stretch of road on the southern slopes of Slievemore mountain. The area Read more [...]
Slievemore is the second highest (671m) peak on Achill Island.
Ballyglass lifeboat station is one of the newer lifeboat stations and operates both an inshore and offshore boat. The station is open to visitors and has a shop.
The Murrisk Augustinian Friary was founded on lands granted by Thady O’Malley in 1457 and the Friary is built on the site reputed to be that of the original church founded by St. Patrick. Read more [...]
Mweelrea, meaning ‘smooth bald hill’, is the highest mountain in Connacht at a height of 814 metres (2,670 feet) overlooking Killary Harbour. Not easy to get to the top but at the summit you have great views Read more [...]
The Céide Fields is a Neolithic site archaeological site on the north County Mayo coast and contains the oldest known stone-walled fields in the world, dating back nearly 6,000 years. The visitor centre is located beside Read more [...]
National Museum of Country Life at Turlough Park shows traditional ways of life in Ireland through trades, crafts, farming, hunting, fishing, domestic life and festivals. Museum shops and cafés are open Read more [...]
Achill Island lifeboat station was established in 1995 and operates an all weather lifeboat. Visitors are welcome but there are no set opening hours due to operational reasons.
Westport House – visitors can tour 300 years of Irish heritage in this beautiful manor home and enjoy a myriad of attractions throughout the grounds.
Croagh Patrick overlooks Clew Bay in County Mayo. Considered the holiest mountain in Ireland with its religious significance dating back to the time of the pagans, when people are thought to Read more [...]