Westport Experiences

The Irish Soda Bread Way 

The Irish Soda Bread Way brings to life the joys of learning to bake intertwined with Irish food heritage and the story of soda bread.

We offer a unique “hands-on” experience suitable for all ages and abilities, set in the beautiful heritage town of Westport, County Mayo. Visit us for some fun- filled baking, learning and laughter while meeting some fascinating people from home and abroad. 


The Granuaile Centre and Famine Interpretative Centre

The Granuaile Centre and Famine Interpretative Centre

Church Street, Louisburgh, Co Mayo F28 CP74 – Tel No 098 66341

Grace O’Malley – 16th Century Pirate Queen, circ. 1530 -1603 & Irish Famine of 1845-1852, otherwise known as the Great Hunger.

  • At our Centre we offer visitors a unique interpretation of Irelands’ own Pirate Queen, GRANUAILE.
  • We offer a Famine Exhibit with local facts to our area of Louisburgh.
  • We are located in an old 18th Century Church of Ireland building with its own unique history.
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  • Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way, we are ideally positioned close to the home of Irelands’ Pirate Queen Granuaile, surrounded by her many castles and close to the seas she so successfully protected from invaders.
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Westport Walking Tour

When you visit the beautiful heritage town of Westport, you’ll want to know the best places to stay, wine, dine, and things to do. Our guides are the best in the business and our walking tour is officially the Best Walking Tour on the Island of Ireland, So why not let us show you around our wonderful Georgian planned town. 

We’ll tell you the history and show you where to get everything from the best ice cream, the best restaurants, the best pubs with the best Irish music, all of the things that make Westport officially the best place to live in Ireland.