The bustling town of Claremorris, is the fastest growing town in Co Mayo and nestles in central Connaught, midway between Galway and Sligo at the junction of the N17 and the N60 national routes. It is easily accessible by rail and bus and is only 20 minutes from Ireland Westport Airport Knock. Claremorris is 25 minutes from the county town of Castlebar, 40 minutes from beautiful Westport and less than an hour from Galway City, Connemara and Sligo. The stunning lakes of Lough Conn, Lough Mask and Lough Corrib are only 30 minutes away.
With excellent amenities, such as the Land of Giant’s 5 km walking trail around the Clare Lake, a public swimming pool, a golf course, equestrian centre, tennis courts, athletics track, indoor children’s playzone, shopping centre and host of restaurants, café’s and bars, Claremorris is a perfect base for touring the rugged West of Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way.
In addition to the Folk Festival the town also hosts an Annual Agricultural Show and an Annual Drama Festival.
Things to do in Claremorris and the surrounding area:
McMahon Park / Clare Lake (0 minutes)
Claremorris Swimming Pool & Leisure Centre (0 minutes)
Claremorris Golf Club (0 minutes)
Claremorris Tennis Club (0 minutes)
Pots of Fun Play Centre (0 minutes)
Knock Shrine & Museum (8 minutes)
Graune Pet Farm & Playcentre (18 minutes)
Moore Hall Ruins and Walk (22 minutes)
National Museum of Country Life (25 minute)
Ballintubber Abbey (25 minutes)
Michael Davitt Museum (25 minutes)
Hennighan Heritage Centre (25 minutes)
Foxford Woollen Mill & Visitor Centre (30 minutes)
Errit Lough (25 minutes)
Lough Conn, Pontoon (30 minutes)
Lough Carra. Lough Mask, Lough Corrib (25 minutes)
Berthra Beach (55 minutes)
Enniscrone Beach (60 minutes)
Old Head Beach (60 minutes)
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