Top things to do

Top Choice Beach in Killala

Lackan Strand

Lackan Bay's beach is a stunning and vast expanse of golden sand – it's particularly beautiful as the sun goes down, making it one of Ireland's most gorgeous sights. There's good surf here and plenty of places to ge…
Top Choice Religious Site in Killala

St Mary's Well

This transfixing place near Rosserk Abbey is an amazing place of pilgrimage, for both Christians and travellers of any persuasion, and is particularly beautiful when the wildflowers are out.The site is near the conf…
Top Choice Historic Building in Killala

Rosserk Abbey

Dipping its toes into the River Rosserk, this sublime Franciscan abbey dates from the mid-15th century. An eye-catching double piscina (perforated stone basin) is in the chancel: look for the exquisite carvings of a…
Tower in Killala

Round Tower

Right at the centre of things and at the heart of Killala, the gorgeous 12th-century limestone round tower is perfectly preserved, although it was struck by lightning in the 19th century and repaired.