Killary Fjord – take it all in on a relaxing boat tour

When visiting Connemara we have often stopped off at Leenane (or Leenaun) to take in the stunning views of the Killary Harbour.  The harbour is a 16km long fjord stretching out to the Atlantic Ocean and it forms a natural border between the counties of Galway and Mayo. At it’s deepest, Killary Fjord is about 45 metres deep and it’s sheltered waters make it an important habitat for marine mammals and other wildlife. Read More

Dun Briste sea stack

A Taste of Mayo in Three Days!

It’s not too often I get to spend some proper quality time with my siblings, so when my younger brother had some time off work recently, I roped him into coming on a little road trip to Mayo with me. Ok, in fairness, it didn’t take much to twist his arm but after getting him to pose for lots of my photos, he’ll probably think twice next time! Read More

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A Short Walking Tour of Cong, Co Mayo

The picturesque village of Cong was the first stop on my recent road trip around Mayo with my brother. Neither of us had been before so we were keen to check it out. We spent a few hours exploring this beautiful scenic spot, which was pretty easy, as most of the attractions are located within a short walking distance of each other. Read More