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Find us

Mayo International Dark Sky Park is situated in the heart of the Bay Coast section of the Wild Atlantic Way.

The towns and villages of Newport, Mulranny and Ballycroy border the Dark Sky Park and are the venues for activities over the Festival weekend.

By Car

From Dublin, take the N4/M4 to Longford, then N5 to Castlebar and R311 towards Achill

From Westport, take the N59 north

From Castlebar, take the R311 west towards Achill

By Air

Knock Airport is the nearest airport (approx 60km from Newport, 75km from Mulranny and 90km from Ballycroy)

Their website will help you plan your trip -

Public Transport

You will find these links helpful in planning your trip  (the nearest train station is Westport approximately 12km from Newport)


We recommend the following maps for visiting West Mayo:

Discovery Series 30 and 31 (Scale 1:50,000) available from Ordnance Survey Ireland 
Wild Nephin Map (Scale 1:25,000) available from East West Mapping

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