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Irish Tatler: Into the west

There is something magical about Westport; in fact, it’s practically a perfect storm for holiday destinations. Friendly locals, lots to do and stunning views of Croagh Patrick all combine to create a unique location that offers a solution for every holiday conundrum…

Come West along the road

Westport has been a favored destination for Irish families for years. But it was not always that way. The town had very little of a tourism trade until the owner of Westport House decided to open his stately mansion to the public to help pay inheritance taxes in 1960…


The west awakes

Most of us think our town or neighbourhood must be the best place to live in Ireland, but unless you are in Westport, you might just be wrong, says Janice Butler. Don’t take my word for it though: the Irish Times also claimed the title for the Co Mayo town. Despite that accolade and the fact that I grew up in the west of Ireland, I was still shocked to realise it had been almost a decade since I had been in Westport. Travel TV

Is Westport becoming the adventure capital of the Wild Atlantic Way? Join Pól Ó Conghaile and Clare Cullen for a blast of zorbing and zip-lining! Set the mood. Westport is a town with something for everyone, from the adrenaline junkie to those looking to kick back in the lap of luxury…


Sunday World on May 16th, 2015

It was voted Best Place to Live in Ireland and last year was named as Ireland’s Top Tourism Town by Fáilte Ireland. Tell anyone you are going to Westport for the weekend and they will inevitably reply:”Oh, you lucky thing!”

Clare People

A warm welcome awaits you in this beautiful town perched on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way. In the shadow of the majestic Croagh Patrick prigrimage Mountain, Westpots is a charming picturesque town ideal for a family holiday this summer.


Go West

Westport, experience it your way. Award winning Westport is an architectural delightful charm and charisma located on the banks of Clew Bay and Sadowed by the majestic Cragh Patrick pilgrimage mountain.

7 REASONS… TO VISIT WESTPORT. The gem of the west, Westport is a town full of charm and charisma that invites you to wander, enchants you to explore and captures your heart to stay.


10 great reasons to visit Westport. Could Westport be the best weekend break in Ireland? Pól Ó Conghaile has 10 great reasons to think so…Westport works. It clicks. It connects. A lot of that’s down to the people, and a lot of it’s down to the Clew Bay landscape… both of which are at their absolute best in the summer months.

My first view of Croagh Patrick was on a winter’s day. A storm had raged on the west coast for three days and finally, it blew itself out. We had approached Westport from Louisberg and were not prepared for our first glimpse of Clew Bay.


Mature Living

Westport – a true gem. Westport is one of the Ireland’s mayor tourist destinations. Located a the south-east contras of Clew Bay the town has many picturesque features, most notably its tree-lined, flower decorated, boulevard known as The Mall with several stone bridges…

Spirits of Ireland

Destination Westport. Award winning Westport is an architectural delight full of char and charisma. The town is located on the banks of Clew Bay and shadowed by the majestic Croagh Patrick pilgrimage mountain…


Star chic

West is the best for adventure. You’d be hard pushed to find a better place than Westport to bring kinds for a weekend of fun and adventure. With an abundance of activities and so many picturesque places to visit…

Sunday Business Post

Wonder of the west. A visit ti Mayo must satisfy every visitor appetite for the ‘real Ireland’, as there are few places that match up to its picture-postcard perfection, write Martha Kearns…


Sunday Minor

West’s a-wakeboarding… and surfing & running. Adventure sports take over from holy climbing challenge in the hunt for the high life on edge of the Atlantic. It boasts one of the most sacred sites in Ireland bu Westport and its surroundings are attracting pilgrims of different kind these days…

Sunday World

The West of times. He’s been to Washington Warsaw even Waikiki Beach, but Eddie Rowley’s first trip to Westport tops all destinations. It was one of  those balmy summer afternoons that you dream of in Ireland…


The Cork News 2014

Go West. Katie Mythen visits wild and wonderful Westport, Co. Mayo. Designer in the mid 1700s by James Wyatt in a Gregorian architectural style, there’s no denying the colorful village of Westport is an attractive Spot but  what keeps visitors returning time and time again is the uniquely laid-back atmosphere…

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