If you can squeeze your way through the west window of this ancient 12th-century church ruin three times, you will never die from drowning (legend attests). St Deirbhile is purported to be buried here.
Down in the southwest of the peninsula, this is a gorgeous beach. South of the beach, look out for the gaunt uninhabited tower ruin along Tower Rd.
This lovely beach is a prime spot for birdwatchers and dolphin-watchers, as well as surfers.
South of Elly Bay, this Blue Flag beach overlooks Blacksod Bay.
Bilingual arts centre in Belmullet.
Near Blacksod (An Fód Dubh) are the remains of an old church. Just up from here is the first of several sites related to St Dervla. 'Deirbhile's Twist' is a modern-day stone circle that evokes ancient monuments (it'…