Teach na Miasa

Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre at the Foot of the Holy Mountain

Tourist Sites

Westport House & Gardens

The home of Grace O’Malley, Westport House has been open to the public for over 50 years and has welcomed over 4 million visitors.

The National Famine Monument

The Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre is located near the National Famine Monument in Murrisk. This magnificent piece of sculpture by John Behan was unveiled by President Mary Robinson in 1997. It depicts a Coffin Ship with skeleton bodies and commemorates the anniversary of the Famine.

The Boheh Stone

The Boheh Stone is one of the finest examples of neolithic rock art in Ireland and Britain. The carvings – mainly cupmarks, enclosed by one or two circles with a small number of keyhole motifs – date to the same era in which the well-known carvings at New Grange, Dowth and Knowth in Co.

Rolling Sun Phenomenon

For centuries Croagh Patrick has been a very spiritual site for people around the world, but locals have been baffled by a mysterious rock to the east of the site. The rock, which is know locally as St.

National Museum of Ireland Country Life

Home to the national folk life collection, the National Museum of Ireland Country Life, in Castlebar County Mayo, is a branch of the National Museum of Ireland.

Foxford Woollen Mills Visitor Centre

Foxford Woollen Mills Visitor Centre, in County Mayo, is where master craftsman meets modern Irish design.

Céide Fields Visitor Centre

The amazing geology, archaeology, botany and wildlife of this North Mayo region is interpreted at the Céide Fields Visitor Centre, with the aid of an audio-visual presentation and exhibitions.

Ballintubber Abbey

Founded in 1216 by Cathal Crovderg O'Connor, Ballintubber Abbey is an important sacred Irish historical site which will celeberate its 800 year anniversary in 2016.