There’s lots to do and see around Crockets on the Quay in Ballina. There’s great golf courses, a wealth of angling and fishing, and many places of historical and religous interest close by.


Rachels Irish Adventures
Phone: 00353 (0)85 1108969
Iceford Stables
Riding lessons,  and trail rides
Phone: 00353 (0)96 70776
Kilcullens Seaweed Baths
Hot sea water, seaweed and steam health baths Enniscrone.
Phone: 00353 (0)96-36238
Fax: 00353 (0)96 36895
Lisbeg Childrens Stables
Cloghens, Ballina
Phone: 00353 (09)6-21970
All weather aqua-leisure centre.
Enniscrone, Co. Sligo


Coarse Angling Information
In the Moy catchment, the best known pike lakes are Levally and Derryhick Lakes (both near Pontoon); Manulla and Carramore Lakes (near Castlebar) and several small lakes in the Knock/Kiltimagh area. Apart from pike, all of these lakes also hold stocks of perch, and, in addition, Eatons (Curragh) Lake, Knock, holds a good stock of bream while Lakehill Pond (also near Knock) holds an excellent stock of tench.
Fishing Holidays Ireland
This site is intended to give you a taste of the wonderful fishing available in the North West of Ireland, in particular the Moy Region.
Game Angling Information
The best known game fishery in the Region is, undoubtedly, the magnificent River Moy which is generally reputed to be Ireland~39~s most prolific salmon river. In 1996, the Moy produced a record catch of 12,305 salmon to the rod and line and the average rod and line salmon catch per year over the past five years is 7,660.
Looking for all the best fishing on the River Moy? Need contact details, prices, maps? Looking for ghillies, tackle shops, accommodation and pubs? Then this is the site for you.
Sea Angling Information
Killala Bay is a very popular angling centre which is fished from Enniscrone, Killala and Ballina. A wide variety of species is available to boat anglers including ray, dogfish, turbot, megrim and dabs, all of which may be taken over sand while conger, ling, pollack and coalfish are taken from the reefs. On the Moy estuary, which flows into Killala Bay, fishing for sea trout, using sandeel or mackerel strip, is highly popular.
Sea Trout Charters
On the River Moy, Comfortable and spacious cruiser
Lake Boats available, ideal for fly fishing, Fully licencened and Insured, Tackle and Bait Provided
Judd Ruane
Phone +353 96 22183 +353 87 6736969
Moy Estuary Sea Trout Boat Fishing
All rods, bait and life jackets provided
Philip Thorton
+353 87 7589872 +353 87 9151852


Ashford Castle Golf Club
9 hole golf course with tea rooms. Ashford Castle, Cong, Co. Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)92 46003
Fax: 00353 (0)92 46260
Ballina Golf Club
18 holes over 6103 yards.
Mossgrove, Shanaghy, Ballina, Co Mayo
Phone: 00353 (09)6 21050
Fax: 00353 (0)96 21050
Ballinrobe Golf Club
18 holes laid out to championship standard and set in medievil surroundings.
Clooncastle, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Phone: 00353 (09)2 41118
Fax: 00353 (0)92 41889
Bellmullet Golf Club
Eddie Hackett designed links course set amongst sand dunes with exceptional scenery.
Carne, Belmullet, Co Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)97 82292
Fax: 00353 (0)97 81477
Castlebar Golf Club
Significant course redevelopment in recent times has greatly added to the enjoyment of this testing layout.
Rocklands, Castlebar, Co Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)94 21649
Fax: 00353 (0)97 81477
Enniscrone Golf Club
Situated with a view of the Atlantic at Killala Bay, the course designed by Eddie Hackett has created a battery of interesting holes which will draw on most of your clubs to negotiate.
Ballina Road, Enniscrone, Co Sligo
Phone: 00353 (0)96 36297
Fax: 00353 (0)96 36657
Swinford Golf Club
9 holes over 5901 yards.
Phone: 00353 (0)94 51378
Fax: 00353 (0)91 51378

Sites of Interest

Foxford on the Web
Informative site listing activities and places of interest for the nearby town of Foxford.
Moy Valley Web Site
Lots of information about the Moy valley and everthing to do around Ballina.
The Mayo Family History Centres
You can check your ancestry at this site of The Professional Genealogical Research Service.

Visitor Centres

Balintubber Abbey
Founded in 1216, this is the only church in Ireland still in daily use that was founded by an Irish king.
Phone: 00353 (0)94 30934
Fax: 00353 (0)94 30050
Ceide Fields
An award winning visitors centre highlighting the oldest known field systems in the world.
Ceide Fields, Ballycastle
Phone: 00353 (0)96 43325
Fax: 00353 (0)96 43261
Clew Bay Heritage Centre
Situated in a 19th century building, the Clew Bay Heritage Centre traces the history of the planned town of Westport and the Clew Bay area from pre-Christian times to the present.
The Quay, Westport
Phone: 00353 (0)98 26852
Croagh Patrick Information Centre
The Croagh Patrick Information Centre is situated in Murrisk on the Pilgrim~39~s Path at the base of Croagh Patrick and opposite the National Famine Monument.
Murrisk, County Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)98 64114
Fax: 00353 (0)98 64115
Enniscoe House
Once described as the last great house in North Mayo, Enniscoe House is an elegant Georgian manor house on Enniscoe country estate overlooking Lough Conn.
Castlehill, Ballina, County Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)96 31809
Fax: 00353 (0)96 31885
Foxford Woolen Mills
The Foxford Woolen Mills includes a guided tour, a jewellery workhop, art gallery and restaurant.
Foxford, County Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)94 56756
Fax: 00353 (0) 9456794
Fr Peyton Memorial Centre
Fr Peyton was one of Ireland~39~s most famous priests and was internationally known as the ~39~Rosary Priest~39~, and this centre was opened in 1998 as a place of respite, prayer and peace.
Attymass, Ballina, County Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)96 45374
Fax: 00353 (0)96 45375
Kiltimagh Railway Museum
Celebrating the history of Kiltimagh through the old railway station.
Kiltimagh, County Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)94 81132
Fax: 00353 (0)94 81132
Knock Folk Museum and Shrine
Knock Folk Museum documents the story of the Knock Apparition of 1879 and places it in the context of life at that time.
Knock, County Mayo
Phone: 00353 (0)94 88100
Fax: 00353 (0)94 88295