In the south west of the barony of Erris, you will find Doolough Strand, located near the pretty seaside village of Geesala, and the beach is one of the most scenic in Co Mayo.
Dún na mBó, which is located at Doonamo Point, at the north-west end of the Mullet Peninsula, is one of the most spectacular blowholes in Co Mayo. The blowhole is a short drive from Belmullet on one of the most exciting sections of Mayo’s Wild Atlantic Way – and while it is not as well […]
The Erris Beo App, which showcases all that is available to see and do in the Erris region of Co Mayo, can be downloaded for free by Android and iPhone users. The App, which can be downloaded from app.errisbeo.ie provides visitors with everything they need to know about Erris, including accommodation, cafés, restaurants, shops, golf, […]
The Inishkea Islands, off the Mullet, in North Mayo, are among the most rarely visited of County Mayo’s many island outposts. During the summer months from June to August, depending on weather conditions, there are organised boat trips to Inishkea South, a few times a week. Once supporting thriving fishing and farming communities, the two […]
In 1937, the Irish Folklore Commission, in collaboration with the Department of Education and the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation, initiated a revolutionary scheme in which schoolchildren were encouraged to collect and document folklore and local history.
A group of international adventure tour operators has given Erris their seal of approval as one of the best places in Ireland for activity based holidays such as water sports walking, hiking, fishing and cycling. Erris Beo – the organisation that promotes tourism in the barony of Erris – aims to tap into the booming […]
Sixteen students from Erris will be awarded scholarships this year under the re-vamped Corrib Natural Gas Third-Level Scholarship scheme, which has been extended for another two years.