Also hosted Other Voices in recent years. Share on LinkedIn Share. Ballina Tourism. radiator. Enjoy monthly Notes from Ballyglass, Ballycastle, in our North Mayo Blog. Take care on all roads. Features. Salmon and trout can be caught at Palmerstown River or the River Moy in Ballina. Twin Trees Hotel & Leisure Club, Ballina Picture: Downpatrick Head - March 2005 - Check out Tripadvisor members' 4,812 candid photos and videos. Top Ten things to do in Erris, Co. Mayo. Near two international golf links courses (Enniscrone and Belmullet), only 20 minutes from Ballina, on main road to Downpatrick Head Discovery Point, a quarter mile away. ACCOMMODATION 1657 sq. Gardaí are appealing to landowners along the coastline or people out walking in the area to get in touch with any information that might aid the investigation. The author, Donal McCormick, closely follows a section of the world famous 'Wild Atlantic Way'. Not to be missed here is the spectacular view from Downpatrick Head where the Atlantic has gouged a huge bay from the mighty cliffs, their summits scoured of all vegetation except grass by the ceaseless ocean winds. Associated there is ca. ft. approx. Visitors can see several other archaeological monuments on Downpatrick Head, including Bronze Age ring-barrows, early ecclesiastical sites and the remains of a promontory fort, a church building, a stone cross and a holy well. It is most easily reached by car. Photo: Anthony Hickey . Email Journalist. 087 2503641. Hotels near Downpatrick Head: (3.84 mi) Creevagh Heights (2.47 mi) Stella Maris Country House Hotel (4.76 mi) Lissadrone B & B (3.16 mi) Burkes of Ballycastle Accommodation (3.14 mi) The Mill; View all hotels near Downpatrick Head on Tripadvisor Recommended option. Looking for a nice stay over night before heading to Galway. Ballina is a fine market town on the river Moy. Restaurants near Downpatrick Head: (5.08 km) Mary's Cottage Kitchen (14.61 km) The Village Inn (5.06 km) Healy's Bar (14.52 km) The Open Door Restaurant (14.59 km) Wolf Dog Tavern; View all restaurants near Downpatrick Head on Tripadvisor When you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy a delicious breakfast in The Beach Bar, an award-winning restaurant in a quaint thatched cottage. Visited: Belmullet, Downpatrick Head, Killala and Ballina. Dun Briste Sea Stack at Downpatrick Head. There is a visitors car park at Downpatrick Head and it’s short walk to the edge of the cliff side overlooking Dún Briste. Pam wants a leg stretch so we have a coffee and go for a walk. Property surroundings * Excellent location - show map See availability. Setting this up takes just a few minutes - Scuba Diving: The coastal waters off Ballycastle and Belderrig are very popular with scuba divers. Near two international golf links courses (Enniscrone and Belmullet), only 20 minutes from Ballina, on main road to Downpatrick Head Discovery Point, a quarter mile away. Fox & Gallagher Ltd . Share on Facebook Share. Teeling Street, Ballina, Co Mayo. Sometime overnight the wind blew itself out. Send email Mail. Downpatrick Head. Print Print. Downpatrick Head is a Signature Discovery Point on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way Route and deservedly so. We have just had another winter storm, this one was named Gertrude, it officially ended at 2pm today, but as I type this the wind is still howling outside and the rain is lashing off the windows. From Downpatrick Head, you look across the short distance to Dún Briste (The Broken Fort), the spectacular sea stack, that was separated from the mainland in 1393 as a result of high seas. Ballina with the Jackie Clarke Museum, Heritage day and annual Salmon Festival and is 26 Km. KARL FOX. 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