We think you'll be kept busy at all the great talks and other events we have lined up for you at the Mayo Dark Sky Festival, but just in case you are looking for more things to do we will be adding helpful information here...
Sea and river angling
Contact Newport House for Newport River/Beltra Lough permits.
Contact Burrishoole Fisheries for information on fishing in district lakes.
Contact Seamus Butler for Ballycroy 098 49005 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be spoilt for choice if you fancy taking your bike out for a spin in West Mayo!
Just take to the quiet by-roads around Newport Mulranny or Ballycroy, or check out the
Great Western Greenway a 42km cycle and walking trail from Westport to Achill
For BIKE HIRE, try Clew Bay Bike Hire or Greenway Bicycle Hire
There are regular live music sessions in hotels and bars in both Newport and Mulranny, with trad sessions in the Grainne Uaile Newport every Thursday night throughout the summer months (check locally out of season)
Fancy stretching your legs?
Why not try the Claggan Mountain Coastal trail, or the Tochar Daithi Ban trail at Ballycroy National Park.
We have plenty of loop walks to choose from, see Mayo Walks for more details.
Or why not just take off for a stroll on the Greenway.
Fancy a game of football with the kids (or your friends)?
Newport GAP (Greenway Activity Park) available to hire at €30 per hour
Call 087 3341199 to book.
Mayo is famed for its spectacular hiking!
Buy a Wild Nephin Map from Newport Tourist Office or online from EastWest Mapping
Try the Nephin Begers hillwalking group or book a guided trek with Terra Firma Ireland
Walking in Mulranny
Burrishoole Loop walks close to Newport
Guided walks in Ballycroy National Park
Kayaking and water sports
Take to the waters on a kayak. The Mulranny Park Hotel offers introductory kayaking suitable for adults and kids. Talk to one of the guides at the Mulranny Park Leisure Centre on 098 36709.
Mulranny Surf Club - Contact Neil McKenna 085 1126858.
Splash Newport - Contact Attracta 087 9293064
Beauty Salons / Hair Salons...
Newport Hair Salon, Newport 098 41583
The Barber Shop, Newport 086 1083839
Bridge House Beauty Salon, Newport 098 42844
Hairs and Sirs, Newport 098 41532
Mairead's Salon, Newport 098 41161
Eskape Beauty Salon, Mulranny 098 36030
Milano Hair Salon, Mulranny 098 36202
Leisure Centre/Spa facilities
Mulranny Park Hotel has a 20 metre swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, plunge pool, outdoor Canadian hot tub and fully equipped gymnasium.
Sailing / Boat Charters / Island hopping
Clewbay Charters Contact Darragh 086 3884425 or email@example.com
Bellacragher Boat Club Contact Seamus Butler 087 657 9348
Sunday Mass times
Newport Mass is at 10am in St. Patricks Church Newport
Mulranny Mass is at 11:30am in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Mulranny
Ballycroy Mass is at 10am in Holy Family Church Ballycroy
Newport, Ballycroy and Mulranny offer a wide range of dining options.
Whether you fancy a coffee and fresh, home-made pastry, a hearty plate of bar food or a seven-course gourmet dinner – the choice is yours.
Ballycroy - Ginger and Wild Café