Clew Bay


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Clew Bay,

inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, c.15 mi (25 km) long and 10 mi (16.1 km) wide, Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland. Nearly 300 islands are found in the eastern part of the bay, some of which are cultivated. Clare IslandClare Island,
c.6 sq mi (15 sq km), Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland, at the entrance to Clew Bay. There are ruins of a 13th-century Carmelite abbey and of the 16th-century castle of Grania or Grace O'Malley, queen of the island.
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Take in the breath-taking sea views with a horse ride, digest the magnificent scenery Clew Bay offers with the Great Western Greenway, Wild Atlantic Way or enjoy a leisurely stroll around the historic Westport House and the cultural town of Westport.
I go cycling around where I live in County Sligo and, when I passed Clew Bay, I remembered that John Lennon owned one of the islands there in the 70s when it was the end of the hippie trail and there were communes everywhere.
Clare / connemara / mayo coast including galway bay - extending from loop head to clew bay.
Some of the Irish panoramas will make you want to pack your bags straight away--the drumlins at Clew Bay in County Mayo and the jagged headlands at Clogher Head on the Dingle Peninsula were both photographed as low Atlantic light swept in from the west.
Colm Murphy, trainer of Clew Bay Cove "He's been a bit disappointing and is not getting any younger but I was happy with his run last time.
25pm) In the last programme in the series, Julian Lewis Jones will be fishing for Giant Skate in Clew Bay, County Mayo, Ireland with his co-presenter Rhys Llywelyn.
On reaching the top, you are supposed to be able to see all the islands in Clew Bay.
The pretty heritage town of Westport is hugely popular and enjoys a stunning location at the southeast corner of Clew Bay, at the foot of Croagh Patrick.
The pretty heritage town of Westport is hugely popular and enjoys a stunning location at the south east corner of Clew Bay at the foot of Croagh Patrick.
After a hard day's climbing, it's then a short drive to the town of Westport at the south-east corner of Clew Bay and the family-run Clew Bay Hotel, where a warm welcome awaits from husband and wife team Darren and Maria Madden.