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Bigger and better than ever/last year Castlebar’s very own adventure festival is packed full of activity, super tunes and finger licking food! Spread the word, come along & bring your mates (p.s. It’s still free!) Among the amazing activities you’ll find.
Kayaking, Adventure Games, Canoeing, Raft Race, Dragon Boating, Stand up Paddle Boarding, Orienteering, Giant SUP, Biking Trails, Teddy Bear Picnic, Face Painting. Good Times Guaranteed. Love to see you there!
What: Mayo Adventure Experience brings the adventure of Open Boating and SUP (Stand up Paddling daily to Lough Lannagh lake. Lessons, guided tours, expeditions, games and fun. All sessions include expert instruction, wetsuits and bouyancy aids. Contact Jarlaith 0871616363 for rates and times, or visit the website
Bike Hire is now available all year at Lough Lannagh. All ages, abilities, groups and individuals welcome. Cycle your way from our “small town, big adventure”along the Great Western Greenway. Try the Greenway Challenge, ideal for groups and families. Contact Fergus on 087 4363310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What: GAA Match at McHale Park, Castlebar, Mayo Why: Lough Lannagh is less than 10 minutes walk to match and to town for pubs, bars and restaurants. Secure free parking. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or Self catering cottages Group welcome. Rates for accommodation, and / or food for visiting teams, clubs and supporters.
What:The Ballinrobe Races. Evening events 2020 Why: Fun, excitement, great value. Entertaining families with it’s rich racing hertiage since 1921. The community; the spirit, the fun, the scenery is splendid, the people are the best, the bookies will entertain. The covered pavilion offers comfort overlooking the Partry Mountains. “Racecourse of the year 2012.” Lough Lannagh Holiday Village is less 20 minutes drive from Ballinrobe Racecourse.
What: Live music to light up your day! Exciting, informal and informative workshop for all ages performed by the WhistleBlast Quartet. Where: On request for residential groups When: On request for residential groups
Gaelforce West.The original and still the best with a 66km course spanning two counties incorporating trail/mountain running or walking, cycling and kayaking, covering terrain from Connemara, Killary Fjord and Croagh Patrick into Westport Taking you along part of the Wild Atlantic Way. #EntertheElements Book now to avoid disappointment. Groups Welcome.
Looking for medical student accommodation for your placement at Mayo General? Lough Lannagh is just what the doctor ordered. College days are over for a little while! If you’re a medical student and are out on placement at Mayo General, we have got the prefect accommodation for you and lots of facilities too. Every year, students from all over the country stay with us at Lough Lannagh as we offer fantastic medical student rates and are within walking distance of the hospital for when you are on call.
What: The Jackie Clarke Collection (Museum & Heritage Centre). Where: Ballina, Mayo.
The most important private collection of Irish history material in public hands, comprises over 100,000 items spanning 400 years. Includes artefacts associated with Theobald Wolfe Tone, letters from Michael Collins, Douglas Hyde, Michael Davitt and O’Donovan Rossa. Rare books, proclamations, posters, political cartoons, pamphlets, handbills, works by Sir John Lavery. Maps, hunger strike material and personal items from Leaders of the1916 Rising.
What: Knock Shrine, Religious Pilgrimage. Where: Knock, Mayo. When: All year
Knock Shrine invites you to take part in the ceremonies of Mass, Stations of the Cross, Rosary, Anointing of the Sick, Confession or just to stay & Pray a while. The story began on the evening of Thur 21 Aug. 1879, Our Lady, St. Joseph & St. John the Evangelist appeared at the south gable of the church. Knock ranks among the world’s major Marian Shrines. Lough Lannagh is just a short drive away.