in Mayo in the West of Ireland
Arriving at Mulranny, (Hill of the Ferns), you encounter an idyllic seaside village located on the isthmus between Clew Bay and Blacksod Bay. Mulranny is the home of colourful giant fuchsias and exotic plants and this natural profusion of colour and plant life has to be seen to believed.
Long sandy beaches and a mild climate ensure that Mulranny is a favourite location for families. Mulranny has, for many years, been the deserved holder of Blue Flag status for its beautiful beaches. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the beach at sunset with views of Clare Island and the mountains.
Shore fishing is a must for angling enthusiasts and sea angling can also be arranged locally. Boat hire is available to take anglers to the best fishing waters around the bay. After an enjoyable day's fishing visitors are invited to relax in a pleasant and friendly ambience in local pubs in the evenings.
A variety of accommodation is available in Mulrann, visit our Mulranny accommodation page for more information.
Food & Entertainment
There are 2 restaurants in Mulranny which cater for every taste and the local Hotel offers a choice of restaurant or a comprehensive bar menu.
During the holiday season, particularly at weekends, the local Hotel and Pubs provide the best in local musicians. Irish Traditional nights are a weekly occurrence.
Mulranny has historic connections with the famed pirate queen, Grace O’Malley (Granuaile), and Rossturk Castle near Mulranny was one of the strongholds of the famous O’ Malley Clan.
Other Leisure Activities
Mulranny's 9-hole golf links is popular with visitors because of its excellent golfing facilities combined with spectacular views of Clew Bay and the backdrop of Croagh Patrick clearly in view.
In and around Mulranny walking and hill-walking are popular pastimes and there are thousands of acres to explore for the experienced hill walker or casual stroller.