Day Out in North Mayo

Day Out in North Mayo

A Grand Day Out in North Mayo (in the car!) When I plan a day out in North Mayo, my mind usually pictures a great long hike along its spectacular ocean cliffs. But it’s sometimes fabulous to simply jump in the car and take in more of this little-visited but wonderful...

Wild Atlantic Way

“What do you think of it yourself?”, says I. Sitting enjoying a pint of the black stuff in McDonnell’s pub in Béal an Mhuirthead (Belmullet, Co. Mayo), we were chatting about the sheer scale of the Wild Atlantic Way. “Tis a fierce drive alright”, says Pat, bending...

Shared Rooms Only, is it Possible ?

I’ve been wondering about this for quite a while now. Could I offer a walking holiday with shared rooms only ? We’ve all heard about ‘production orientation’ versus ‘customer orientation’, right ? The former is where a business puts...

Discussing Walking Holidays with the Heritage Council

I was delighted to be invited to speak about my guided walking holidays at the Heritage Council’s event at Lough Lannagh, Mayo this morning, entitled “Heritage as an Engine for Economic Growth”. I kept it simple, demonstrating how even a small...