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This statue is in the middle of a round about and fun to see. No fees involved. It is free. The... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Worcester, Massachusetts
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We recently visited Westport for a couple of hours during a coach trip to the area. When asking a... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Livingston, United Kingdom
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The Octagon | N59, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

This statue is in the middle of a round about and fun to see. No fees involved. It is free. The area is right around all the shops.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank abigaila148
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We recently visited Westport for a couple of hours during a coach trip to the area. When asking a shop assistant if there was anywhere she could recommend for lunch she advised us to walk to to 'The Octagon' where the statue of St. Patrick...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you’re in Westport head for the Octagon! Shops, pubs, small hotels and restaraunts all around. Some of the pubs have outdoor seating, great for people watching or taking in the Irish sunshine.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 15 July 2018

To clarify the statue is a focal point in the town of Westport, it is not at Croagh PTrick ( where you to the steep walk up the mountain). It is an imposing statue surrounded by shops. You can't miss it! Westport is a pleasant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Travel52_11
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We made an attempt to climb Crough Patrick. Almost made it to the top but 3 locals passed us coming down and they didn't' recommend we do the last slope with out walking sticks. Good advice! Hiking shoes should be necessary, I did have good...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Trish A
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

It is a good focal point to the town. The words on the large pedestal are thought provoking and worth a read. There were some stalls at the foot the day I was there. I would not go specially but worth a look.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank saeb38
Reviewed 28 May 2018

What a wonderful experience, my brother claimed to the summit but I only made it half way. A must see if you are in Ireland and the views of Clew Bay magnificent

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank caylinsgranny2014
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

You can't miss this tall plinth with a statue of Saint Patrick on top. It's situated in the middle of the Octagon, which is an open Plaza in the middle of the town. Apparently, an old statue of a local notable had been removed long...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank dtlibra
Reviewed 7 January 2018

There are several fine monuments in the town of Westport- but this one is the grandest. One must assume by the engravings that Lord Altamont once stood on top of this monument overlooking the hexagon- where the derilict theatre lies. I am not for a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Lots of local sites to visit. Easy town to walk and shop. Nightly music offerings in pubs. Everything you could need is close at hand. Oxford has a shop, and souvenir shops, as well as grocery and pharmacies.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Karen L
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