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If going to Achill a stop at Rockfleet castle is a must!My mother lways told me that GráinneMhaol slept with the mooring rope of her fleet of ships around her ankle and until I saw Rockfleet I didn't think it possible!!
Perfectly feasible - driving from Westport to Sligo town is about an hour and Sligo town to Donegal town is about the same. If instead of heading up to Donegal you want to journey across the border to Fermanagh then Sligo town to Enniskillen is around half an hour...
Interesting stops along the way up to Sligo town would include: the Museum of Country Life just outside Castlebar, Mayo (about 15 minutes drive from Westport); the Foxford Woollen Mills in Foxford, Mayo (about 30 minutes drive from Westport); the largest megalithic cemetery in Ireland at Carrowmore, Sligo (about 45 minutes from Westport)
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