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Glenderan Blog – Local Knowledge of Westport

This blog will be a valuable source of information about places to see and things to do in the Westport Mayo area.

View of Croagh Patrick over Clew

Climbing Croagh Patrick

Climbing Croagh Patrick As one of Westport’s biggest tourist attractions and climbed by up to a million people every year there is never a day that you won’t see people climbing the Reek as it’s known locally. A tough challenge any day, you need to make preparations early and bring your hiking boots with you

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Westport Against Croach Patrick in the Background


History of Westport The town of Westport first known as Cathair na Mart is located near the mouth of the Carrowbeg River which rises in Kinlooey Lough) at the head of Clew Bay. In the 16th century, the original settlement of Cathair na Mart (The Stone Fort of the Beeves(cattle)), was already in existence in

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Westport Town

Visiting Ireland – Plan for Westport

If you have decided to come to Ireland for your holidays you will be faced with the job of planning what you want to see and do while in Ireland.  Some tourists want to see all of Ireland in the time-frame of the one week they have, which also includes the 2 days travel coming

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