Five Photos To Get You Excited for Spring In Mayo

Stunning images of Mayo to herald the arrival of Spring

Spring in Mayo photos Kilcummin Killala Downpatrick Head

While North Mayo has something amazing to offer rain or shine, there’s nothing quite like feeling the warmth of the sun on your face as you experience the very best of North Mayo’s majestic landscape. Spring in Mayo North is fast approaching, so let’s take a look at some of the amazing scenes we can expect to enjoy, as the clouds begin to part and the days become longer.

1. Killala Round Tower

Killala Round Tower Spring in Mayo Ireland

At almost 1,000 years old, Killala Round Tower, is one of the best examples of an intact round tower remaining in Ireland.  On a clear sunny day, the tower silhouette looks amazing against the deep blue sky. There’s also lots more to see and do in Killala!


2. Rosserk Friary

Rosserk Friary Rosserk Abbey

One of many ecclesiastical ruins dotted along the River Moy between Ballina and Killala, Rosserk Friary is one of the finest examples of Christian Architecture in North Mayo, and indeed along the Wild Atlantic Way. Photo: Gareth McCormack.


3. Kilcummin Back Strand

Kilcummin Back Strand spring in Mayo

There’s nothing quite like  a walk on the beach. Footprints at Kilcummin Strand, Co. Mayo near Lacken – one of North Mayo’s most spectacular yet undiscovered beaches, just off the Wild Atlantic Way.


4. Sunset at Downpatrick Head, Co. Mayo

Downpatrick Head Sunset

As the days start getting longer, and spring in Mayo emerges, the opportunity to savour a North Mayo sunset gets greater. One of the best places from which to watch the sun dip below the horizon is from the spectacular headland of Downpatrick Head. Gaze at the Stags of Broadhaven in the distance and breathe in the clean Atlantic air.


5. A secret location!

hidden gems ireland mayo

A hidden gem in a secret location, taken by local photographer, Paul Doran. The beauty of the Mayo landscape is that is is full of such amazing little secrets – you just need to come and discover them for yourself!


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