Carnacon, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland


Carnacon (in Irish CeathrĂș na gCon, meaning 'Quarter of the hounds') is a small picturesque village in south west Mayo, central to Castlebar, Ballinrobe, Claremorris and Balla. The village has a church, a shop, a pub, a community centre and a vibrant modern National School.

Nearby Lough Carra is a limestone lake, approx 4,000 acres in area. This relatively shallow lake (maximum depth 60ft) is very popular for trout fishing.

Moorehall only a short distance away is the famed birthplace of writer George Moore and John Moore, first President of Connaught. For more information check out the history of the Moores of Moorehall.

Carnacon National School

Carnacon National School
Co Mayo
Tel: +353 94 936 0122
Fax: +353 94 936 0122