Leisure Activities in Turlough in Co. Mayo

Fishing is an important resource is the area. The Castlebar river which flows through the village stocks salmon, trout, perch, eels perch and pike and is managed jointly by the North West Regional Fisheries Board and the Round Tower angling Club. Trout and salmon fishing are also available in the Toormore and Clydagh Rivers.

The renowned trout and salmon fishing lakes of Lough Conn and Lough Cullin are situated just north of Turlough parish. The River Moy, one of Irelands most popular salmon fishing rivers is within easy reach. Lakes Derryhick and Levallinree are noted for game angling.

For the more energetic outdoor enthusiasts the Western Way and Foxford Way Walking routes pass through the northern end of the parish. There are golf driving ranges and facilities for Pitch and Putt at Curradrish and Moneen, one on the old road and the other on the new N5. The Three Oaks Par-3 golf course at Aughaluskey also borders on the parish.

For those who are fond of horse riding there is an equitation centre at Rockfield close to the village. There is a caravan and camping park nearby at Carrowkeel.