Walking in North Mayo

Dún Caocháin is an area of great physical beauty and contrast in north Mayo, which has retained many of its old traditions and culture. A local guidebook is available which contains five walks of variable length and challenge, taking you through some spectacular cliff scenery, stretching westwards from Belderrig to Benwee Hd. and taking in Porturlin and Portacloy.

Afterwards why not enjoy an evening of traditional music and chat in the local pubs.

Guided or self-guided tours available with transport, meals and accommodation all organised.

Cuireann muinter Dhún Chaocháin fáilte romhat chuig an ceantar fíorálainn Gaeltachta seo a bhfuil traidisiún agus cultúr láidir ag baint leis. Tá súil againn go mbainfidh tú taitneamh as do chuairt linn.


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CD ROM Dún Chaocháin

"A unique and innovative model in the preservation of the Irish language, landscape and culture" Featuring this beautiful Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) area in the north western corner of Erris, the CD ROM is a perfect example of the innovative projects made possible by new media. The interactive, multiple media types on this bi-lingual CD ROM including video of the area, offer a detailed look at a relatively unknown but important part of Ireland.

Explore the rich heritage of this landscape through the local Irish placenames. There are over 1,500 mapped in their exact locations, with audio-clips of pronounciations, English translation, descriptive passages and photographs. Listen to songs and stories captured in the local Irish dialect.

To order the CD ROM or Guidebook by post please contact:

Treasa Ní Ghearraigh

Comhar Dún Chaocháin Teo

Ceathrú Thaidhg

Beal an Atha

Co Mhaigh Eo


Tel/Fax: + 353 (0) 97 88082

E-mail: dunchaochain1@eircom.net

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