Louisburgh attractions

Museum in Louisburgh

Granuaile Heritage Centre

Acquire an illuminating glimpse into the life and times of Grace O’Malley (Gráinne Ní Mháille or Granuaile; 1530–1603), the infamous pirate queen of Connaught, as well as details of the horrors of the local Famine.
Beach in Louisburgh


The safe, broad beach at Carrowmore, just east of the Louisburgh village, offers good views of Croagh Patrick and has a lifeguard on duty in summer.
Beach in Louisburgh

Old Head

Head east from Louisburgh for a couple of kilometres and look out for the turning north to the pleasant and secluded beach at Old Head.