Murrisk History in Co. Mayo

The village of Murrisk is is located at the main entry point to the historical mountain of Croagh Patrick. There are many interesting structures which document the recent and ancient past history of the area.

The National Famine Memorial attracts many visitors as it remembers all those who died during the Great Irish Famine of the 1800's.

Murrisk Abbey is also popular with visitors, as it dates back to the 15th century. To get a closer look at these two items and to some other items of historical importance in the Murrisk area, go to our dedicated links below.

Murrisk has a lot to offer due to its close proximity to the coastline which straddles Croagh Patrick and we hope that the links above are useful in getting a better insight into the local history of the area.