The capital of the County, Castlebar is located at the very heart of Mayo. Many are the roads which, like a web, start from the capital in all directions. Lough Lannagh is a delightful spot of nature at the western end of town.
One of four National Museums of Ireland--and the only one outside of Dublin--this award-winning home of the National Folklife Collection tells the story of country life from 1850 post-Famine to 1950, post-war, eventful and turbulent years.
The Clew Bay Garden Trail offers not only a much coveted insider’s view of select gardens, but a chance to bring your questions, thoughts and ideas to the gardeners themselves as well as sharing knowledge and enthusiasm with other visitors.
Protection signifies a common and ancient attribute - love. We protect what we care about, what we think is important, that which has a place in our hearts and we do so with words or with silence, with our hands, our body or with just a cover.
In Kilkummin you can find the Tir saile is a sculpture trail marking Mayo 5000. There are three sculptures in Kilcummin, one at Kilcummin pier, one at Bar Na Binne and one at the road to the strand.
the feeling that explodes in your chest when you reach the mouth of the River Moy, in Killala Bay, at the most eastern point of the North coast of the County, A feeling that can be described as a wave, a force that permeates through you, created by the interaction with nature and one that whilst not visible, reverberates inside you like the truest of truths.
Tír Sáile is a site-specific art project based in remote, rural North Mayo and is the largest public arts project Ireland has ever seen. Spanning approximately 100 kilometres, it begins in Ballina, whose sculpture site is the only one among the 15 which is not a permanent installation, but where invited guest artists exhibit periodically.