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As Ireland's third largest county, Mayo is extensive in its range of scenery, and breathtaking landscapes, as well as immense in its warm, welcoming hospitality…
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Swinford, a former market town, is situated on a tributary of the famous River Moy and suffered terribly during the famine. County Mayo, Workhouse, Emerald Isle, Historic Buildings, Catholic Church, Old Photos, Places To See, Towns, Scenery
Swinford
Swinford, a former market town, is situated on a tributary of the famous River Moy and suffered terribly during the famine.
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Seaweed harvesting was an industry along the Mayo’s coast and on Achill Island. Seaweed, Breathtaking, Harvest, Natural Beauty, Remote, Coastline, Village, River
Seaweed Harvesting
Seaweed harvesting was an industry along the Mayo’s coast and on Achill Island.
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Cattle used to be the mainstay of the Achill’s economy, but then, in the 19th century, sheep, easier to breed, became more popular. Roscommon, Eire, Ireland, Breeds
Achill Farming
Cattle used to be the mainstay of the Achill’s economy, but then, in the 19th century, sheep, easier to breed, became more popular.
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Mayo Abbey village today gives little indication of its heritage and importance as a major centre in the Celtic - Anglo Saxon Christian world in the seventh and eight century. Christian World, Anglo Saxon, Monastery, Seventh, Celtic
Mayo Abbey
Mayo Abbey village today gives little indication of its heritage and importance as a major centre in the Celtic - Anglo Saxon Christian world in the seventh and eight century.
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Castlebar is a town steeped in history and has played a major part in some of the most pivotal events in Irish history. Irish, History, Nature, Castlebar
Castlebar
Castlebar is a town steeped in history and has played a major part in some of the most pivotal events in Irish history.
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Kildamhnait Castle is a classic tower house. It was strategically located as a sentinel over the Sound protecting Achill against attacks from Blacksod Bay to the North and from Clew Bay to the South. Grace O'malley, Famous Pirates, Human Settlement, Tower House, Inhabit, Ireland Travel
Kildamhnait Castle
Kildamhnait Castle is a classic tower house. It was strategically located as a sentinel over the Sound protecting Achill against attacks from Blacksod Bay to the North and from Clew Bay to the South.
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Kilmovee is rich in history and archaeology with many notable features in the immediate area. There are 7 'Caiseals' in Kilmovee, including the largest 'Caiseal' in Connaught. Archaeology, Outdoor, Farmland, Connaught, Landmarks, Natural Landmarks
Kilmovee
Kilmovee is rich in history and archaeology with many notable features in the immediate area. There are 7 'Caiseals' in Kilmovee, including the largest 'Caiseal' in Connaught.
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Mulranny has a beautiful beach which for many years has been the deserved holder of Blue Flag status. Read about the storm beaches. Love Ireland, Blue Flag, Places Of Interest, Tourist Destinations, Beautiful Beaches, Day Trips, Photo Art
Mulranny
Mulranny has a beautiful beach which for many years has been the deserved holder of Blue Flag status. Read about the storm beaches.
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Around Mayo: Inagh Valley is one of the most scenic valleys in the West of Ireland. It is a romantic valley which offers breathtaking views of peatlands, mountains, lakes and glorious countryside. Scottish Landscape, Connemara, Galway, Breathtaking Views, Lakes, Countryside
Inagh Valley Around Mayo
Around Mayo: Inagh Valley is one of the most scenic valleys in the West of Ireland. It is a romantic valley which offers breathtaking views of peatlands, mountains, lakes and glorious countryside.
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Moytura Conga is a mythological site near Cong. According to mythology, this area of stone cairns was the site of a great battle, three thousand years ago. Congas, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient, Neolithic, Irish Mythology, Monument, Battlefield, Cairns, County
Moytura Conga
Moytura Conga is a mythological site near Cong. According to mythology, this area of stone cairns was the site of a great battle, three thousand years ago.
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A little number of small industries were set up on Achill through the centuries but none of them survived. Clare Island, Black Faced Sheep, Wild Nature, Sea Birds, Small Island, Flora And Fauna, Magical Places, Bushcraft
Industry on Achill Island
A little number of small industries were set up on Achill through the centuries but none of them survived.
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In bygone days Irish people were very religious but also very superstitious. Irish People, Road Trip, Culture
Superstition in Mayo
In bygone days Irish people were very religious but also very superstitious.
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The Clew Bay Archaeological Trail give visitors the chance to explore thousand-year-old traces of Mayo’s heritage in one day. Learn more here. Ireland Coastline, Sea Angling, Farm Sanctuary, Leisure Activities, Westport
Clew Bay Trail
The Clew Bay Archaeological Trail give visitors the chance to explore thousand-year-old traces of Mayo’s heritage in one day. Learn more here.
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Read some historical articles on Newport Railway Bridges, Newport, Trains, Steam, Scotland
Newport
Read some historical articles on Newport
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The tale "Old Animal Charms and Cures” is an extract from the book "Tales from the West of Ireland" by Sean Henry. The folk histories in this book differ from other tales because some of them are based on actual historical events. Extract, Henry, Visions, The Book, Tales
A Tale from Mayo
The tale "Old Animal Charms and Cures” is an extract from the book "Tales from the West of Ireland" by Sean Henry. The folk histories in this book differ from other tales because some of them are based on actual historical events.
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