Towns of Mayo
Louisburgh —County Mayo
Louisburgh (Cluain Cearban) is a pleasant town at the mouth of Bunowen River, 22 km west of Westport. Louisburgh is the focal point of a region of great natural beauty, a gateway to the romantic solitudes of Glencullin and Doo Lough, and an area with fine blue-flagged sandy beaches. It is a notable district for game fishing, surfing, swimming, mountain climbing and nature trails.
Louisburgh has an interesting archaeological heritage with court-tombs, wedge-tomb, a clapper footbridge and many other monuments. There is a beautiful forest walk at Old Head.