People and Places of North Mayo Video Gallery - Visit North Mayo

People and Places of North Mayo Video Series

Enjoy a unique insight into the people and stories behind many of the tourism-related businesses in North Mayo. From Ballina to Belmullet, Mayo North Tourism have launched a series of 30 short videos entitled ‘People and Places of North Mayo’.

Each video will give potential visitors a chance to experience the diverse offering in the area through the unique perspectives of the people who live and work here. The short films, captured by local videographer, Fionn Rogers, feature a combination of interviews, behind-the-scenes shots and some of the stunning landscapes of North Mayo.

The series forms part of an ongoing marketing campaign by Mayo North Tourism to encourage and increase the number of visitors to the area in a sustainable manner.  Creation of the video series was assisted by Mayo LCDC ( Mayo LAG), Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Company, Moy Valley Resources IRD and Mayo County Council through the Rural Development Programme, which is part-financed by the European Union and the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Caffrey's Gallery, Ballina

In the first of Mayo North Tourism’s People and Places of North Mayo series, we visit Caffrey’s Gallery, Garden St, Ballina, Co. Mayo, where Miriam and Ernie Caffrey run a charming art gallery and craft store, specialising in Irish-made craft and design.

Dave's Deli, Ballina

In the second video of Mayo North Tourism’s People and Places of North Mayo series, we visit Dave’s Deli & Gourmet Coffee Shop located in the SMA Arcade on O’Rahilly Street, Ballina, Co.Mayo. Owned and managed by Ballina man, David Gill, this is a café to savour!

Killala Woolcraft, Ballycastle

In this episode we meet Annie Gambrill, the multi-talented owner and driving force behind Killala Woolcraft. Based in Ballycastle, along the stunning Céide Coast in North Mayo, Killala Woolcraft offers a range of demonstrations and classes.

T.Breathnach's Pub,

In this episode of our ‘People and Places of North Mayo’ video series, we visit T.Breathnach’s Pub in Ballina, North Mayo. Owned and managed by Tomas Walsh, this traditional Irish pub offers a wonderful atmosphere, efficient and friendly staff and a customary Céad Míle Fáilte.

Oliver's Menswear and Sarangra Boutique, Ballina

In this episode of the People & Places of North Mayo video series, we meet Oliver Murphy of Oliver’s Menswear, which is located on Bridge Street in the heart of Ballina town. Established in 1991, it is recognised as a leading menswear shop housing the best of Irish and International clothing Brands.

Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art, Ballycastle

Continuing our video series, in this episode we meet Úna Forde of The Ballinglen Museum of Art located in the picturesque village of Ballycastle in North Mayo. Úna tells us all about the Ballinglen Arts Foundation and museum which is the first museum devoted to contemporary art in the west of Ireland.

LMA Design Studio

During this video we meet Laura McManus-Andrea, designer, multidisciplinary artist, teacher and owner of LMA Design Services. This is a multi faceted design, workshops and photography emporium based in the Quay, Ballina Co.Mayo.

Céide Fields Visitor Centre
Glenurla, Ballycastle

In this episode of our ‘People and Places of North Mayo’ video series, we hear the fascinating story of the remarkable Céide Fields and we meet with the wonderful Gretta Byrne – Archaeologist and Manager of the award winning, newly renovated Céide Fields Visitor Centre.

Twin Trees Hotel & Leisure Centre, Ballina

In this weeks People and Places of North Mayo video series, we meet David and Rachael Smith, the owners of The Twin Trees Hotel & Leisure Centre in Ballina. The Twin Trees Hotel has 52 bedrooms including a selection of fantastic family rooms. They offer free onsite parking, a leisure club with a 16m swimming pool, kid’s pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and gymnasium.

The Merry Monk,

In this weeks episode of ‘The People & Places of North Mayo’ we visit an award-winning North Mayo establishment – The Merry Monk, Ballina. Joe Lavelle, his daughter Gillian and their dedicated, friendly and experienced team have been looking after locals and visitors alike for nearly 25 years!

Fr. Peyton Centre

In this episode of the People & Places of North Mayo video series, we visit the Father Peyton Memorial Centre and meet with Fr. Steve Gibson and Padraic Walsh. This unique centre is situated in scenic village of Attymass not far from Ballina in North Mayo.