A True Irish Experience


Welcome (Failte)

If you want a true 'Irish' experience read on! Failte (welcome) to the Heart of Ireland West. Aghamore or Achadh Mor in Gaelic, situated in County Mayo is in the heart of the West of Ireland. A beautiful peaceful village Achadh Mor is only 10 minutes from Ireland West Airport Knock and approx 1 hour from Galway, Sligo.

Achadh Mor area offers the visitor a wide range of activities including:

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Golfing
  • Fishing
  • Music
  • Archaeology

The area is well known for its strong Irish culture with a vibrant music tradition. The village itself is typical of rural Irish villages with a pub, shop, post office, church and school.

Just 5 minutes drive from Knock Shrine the visitor can also partake in the religious experience and for the more active a pilgrimage up the Holy Mountain Croagh Patrick is an option.

The community in Achadh Mor have a deep sense of their history and a lot of information is available on:

  • Archaeology sites in the area
  • Geology of the area
  • Famine and famine graves

Achadh Mor gives the visitor a chance to experience the real rural Irish tradition and culture while also enjoying the best of Irish hospitality in the B&B's and self-catering cottages in the area.

Being in close proximity to Galway city the visitor also has the art centre of Ireland only an hour away.

Westport (approx 45 mins drive), the Gourmet capital of the West offers food for a wide range of tastes and pockets.

To date the Achadh Mor area has organised and catered for various events e.g.

  • Arts and Craft Fair
  • Writers school
  • Clan gatherings
  • Photography weekends

We can organise and cater for a variety of activities e.g.

  • Painters school
  • Golfing weekends
  • Family occasions

So if you are travelling alone or organising a family holiday or want us to organise a special event contact us and we will provide you with a warm friendly professional service.


Kenny Naughton Autumn School

County Mayo

For further information contact:

Paul W. D. Rogers
Tel: +353 (0) 94 936 7019