Mayo ~ and the beautiful Blacksod Bay
Stunning wildlife and breathtaking scenery  

There are a variety of festivals organised in the Barony of Erris and visitors are made most
welcome. Some of the main ones are:
 

STREET  FESTIVAL

Visiting folk arts groups from overseas, children and adults workshops and literary competition. Last week in July.

 

Casann ceoltóirí, amhránaithe, damhsóirí agus scríbhneoirí náisiúnta agus

idirnáisiúnta le chéile ag an bhféile seo gach bliain.

BELMULLET SEA ANGLING FESTIVAL

Renowned international annual festival with open boat competition. There are also a number of competitions throughout the year.

Information on 097 81335.

 

GWEESALIA FESTIVAL

Horse and pony races on Doolough Beach, Dog

show, Greyhound Racing, Céilí nights, and

much more. 

 

LÁ AN LOGHA

Biggest single event in Erris on 15th August each year. Lá an Loghatranslates as The Day of Indulgence and is traditionally a pilgrimage to commemorate St. Deirbhle’s Well (Tobar Deirbhile) It’s the highlight of the summer season in Erris and emigrants arrange their holidays around this time. Whatever its origins, huge crowds gather and fun is guaranteed!

Dolphins in Belmullet Bay

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