Driving from Ballina to Belmullet along the Wild Atlantic Way coastal route, explorers – visitors and locals alike – can take the road northwards at Glenamoy and seek to discover Cornboy, Carrowteige and the beauties of this most northwesterly peninsula along the stunning North Mayo coast, off the beaten track. Visitors will receive a warm welcome in Teach Greannai community centre, Cornboy (An Corrán Buí), located in the parish of Kilcommon at the heart of the North Mayo Gaeltacht. This is the name given to an area where the Irish language is still spoken as a first language, and here it is spoken in addition to English. Set in a coastal area of exceptional natural beauty, the Teach Greannai community centre offers a unique accommodation option in the form of an Accommodation Pod, a restaurant/café, and from here also, visitors can avail of guided tours of the wider Kilcommon area.
The parish of Kilcommon on the most northwestern peninsula in Mayo is blessed with spectacular scenery and heritage. It is bordered to the east by Belderrig, to the west by Broadhaven Bay, to the south by Glenamoy, while northwards in the Atlantic the Stags of Broadhaven stand as sentinels. If you wish to connect with the beauties of a wild, undiscovered and rugged landscape, featuring deserted beaches, craggy cliffs and other coastal features, a place which is home to a proud community with a long heritage, a visit to Kilcommon and Teach Greannai is a must.
Teach Greannai is a community centre with a difference – a focal point for the local community it also offers a range of services for visitors to the area, to welcome and cater for their needs.
Come to Kilcommon on this North Western Mayo peninsula to enjoy fresh air, breath-taking scenery and an escape into nature. On your trip to this special and unforgettable area, this community centre is a must-stop!
Opening hours: 9am – 4pm (Monday to Sunday)
Serves: all day Irish breakfasts, freshly cooked lunches, snacks and sandwiches
On weekend evenings, the diner offers a fast food take away/eat in service
It also provides catering for functions and parties, and packed lunches for tours and trips
Teach Greannai offers an exciting accommodation option in the form of an Accommodation Pod. This structure, constructed in large part from natural materials, offers a pleasant and comfortable environment for a night’s rest and refuge, while being close to nature and the elements.
One available (a second pod is available from March 2018)
Sleeps 4 persons
To book: visit www.booking.com/teachgreannaipod
An additional service is:
Laundry service: open Monday- Friday weekly
Personalised Tour Guide service
Tour Guides for Walking Tours (Carrowteige, Rossport Loop Walks)
The area around Cornboy and Rossport, Kilcommon parish, on the most northwesterly peninsula in Mayo, is acclaimed for its spectacular mapped walking routes. Contact Teach Greannai to book a personalised guided tour on Carrowteige Loop Walk or Rossport Loop Walk.
The Centre can provide packed lunches for walking groups. Shower facilities are also available at the Centre.
Guided Bus Tours throughout all of Kilcommon Parish area, North Mayo
A comfortable 18-seater bus is at the disposal of groups who wish to see first hand the beauties of this wild, beautiful, natural and remote landscape around Kilcommon, on the North West Mayo coast. The parish of Kilcommon is made up of thirty-seven townlands, located at the very north west tip of County Mayo and bordered to the south by Broadhaven Bay.
Seirbhisi Curam Chill Chomain Teo,
Cornboy, Rossport, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Phone: 097 -88935 or 083-4106117
You will receive a warm welcome at Teach Greannai Community Centre, Cornboy, Kilcommon (on the shores of Broadhaven Bay). We hope it will be a stepping stone on your visit to this beautiful, unparalleled area of North Mayo.