Things to see and do in and around the Parish of Kiltullagh.
… is well worth a visit. The view from the hill is beautiful.
To get to Killtullagh from Ballinlough – take the Ballyhaunis road and then take the first left outside Ballinlough – just before Carrick school. Continue on this road for abput 2 miles. You will see Kiltullagh ahead of you to your right. Take a right at the crossroads and the entrance to the field is at the bottom of the hill.
… is a lovely spot for fishing or just for a picnic by the water’s edge.
Brown trout is the main type of fish in the Lake. There is easy access to the lake on the southern shore with a boat harbour , pier and a car park and picnic area. The Shannon Fishery Board website has details of the fishing.
From Ballinlough the lake is signposted – take the road which lies between the Whitehouse hotel and Campbells Bar . After about a mile you will go under a railway bridge – the entrance to the lake is just after the bridge on your left.
Clonalis House in Castlerea is the ancestral home of the O’Conors of Connaught, descendants of last High King of Ireland and traditional Kings of Connaught. Built in 1878, Clonalis House contains a priceless collection of archival material relating to the O’Conor family. The Coronation Stone and the 18th Century Harp of Turlough O’Carolan, last of the Gaelic bards are also to be seen. Tel & Fax: (+353) 94 9620014
Ballyhaunis Golf Club
An interesting parkland course set in a beautiful location. Coolnaha Ballyhaunis County Mayo Contacts Mr John Mooney Telephone 094 9630014
In the heartland of Connacht, Ireland a forgotten landscape is being brought to light in the award-winning Cruachan Aí Visitor Centre. Cruachan is one of the most important and best preserved Celtic Royal Sites in Europe, and the medieval village of Tulsk, Co. Roscommon is the setting for the new centre.
Castlerea Golf Club
Contact Tel: 00353 (0) 907 21214 This is a unique parkland course near the centre of the town on the N60 route towards Ballinlough. It is a nine-hole parkland course with some attractive water features to keep an eye out for and a few tricky par threes.