Mayo is also known for its spirituality, being home to Croagh Patrick where St Patrick fasted for forty days and nights, and Knock Shrine, where it is said that Mary, St John the Evangelist and St Joseph appeared in 1879. Every year pilgrims flock to the mountain to climb it in honour of St Patrick.
Achill Island, Ireland's largest island, lies off the west coast of the county, and is well known for its sandy beaches and cliffs.
Westport is a highly desirable area to live. It's located on the edge of an Atlantic inlet and has wild scenery but an unrivalled social scene and a great sense of community.
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These are some of the best places to eat and drink in County Mayo
Relax and unwind in County Mayo