Silver Strand

Silver Strand is a remote and unspoiled beach located approximately 25km south of Louisburgh.

Silver Strand is a fine sandy beach open to the west. The beach is located in an ecologically important area and has been awarded the Green Coast Award for 2016.

The area has also a rich archaeological heritage with over 700 known archaeological monuments, and 20 areas of scientific interest. There are court-tombs at Furmoyle and Aillemore, a megalithic wedge-tomb at Srahwee, a clapperbridge (stone bridge with 37 arches) at Killeen, and numerous other monuments, especially around Killadoon.