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Where to pick cockles and mussels in Mayo

There is nothing better during the autumn and winter months than spending an hour or two picking cockles and mussels on one of Mayo’s magnificent Wild Atlantic Way beaches.

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Beaches Erris Home

A Day at the Races in Doolough

It was the perfect day for the annual horse racing on Doolough strand – blue skies, warm sunshine and a big crowd to ensure a carnival atmosphere – and to top it all a win for the grandson of one of Ireland’s most famous jockeys.

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Beaches Erris Home

Glosh beach is full of surprises

A visit to Glosh beach, at the southern end of the Mullet Peninsula, can sometimes turn up the most unexpected surprises – such as beach sculptures made from driftwood and other bits of flotsam washed ashore by the North Atlantic.

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Why tourists keep returning to Old Head

It’s no surprise that Old Head near Louisburgh in Co Mayo has been popular with families from all over Ireland for generations.

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Beaches

Ross Strand the perfect family beach

Ross beach near Killala in Co Mayo is the perfect location for a family day on the beach and a place where we have spent many an enjoyable afternoon.

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Lots to do on Lacken Strand and Kilcummin beach

Lacken Strand in North Mayo is located about 8 kms north of Killala. Lacken Strand is a sheltered inlet, hidden from the wild Atlantic waves by a series of spectacular sand dunes.

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Wild and wonderful Elly Bay

Elly Bay, a few miles beyond Binghamstown, is the best-known beach on the Mullet peninsula in North West Mayo.

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Doolough – one of the most scenic beaches in Mayo

In the south west of the barony of Erris, you will find Doolough Strand, located near the pretty seaside village of Geesala, and the beach is one of the most scenic in Co Mayo.

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Cross Beach overlooking fabled Inishglora

Cross beach, only a few kilometres west of Binghamstown on the Mullet, is one of the hidden gems among Mayo’s many beautiful beaches  – and a place we keep returning to at all times of the year.

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Carrowteige has one of prettiest beaches in Mayo

The lovely Gaeltacht Village of Carrowteige (Ceathrú Thaidhg) has one of the most beautiful little beaches in Co Mayo.