Location:      Lough Feeagh


                     County Mayo

Contact:       Elma Brazel

Phone:          +353 (0) 98 41358

Directions:    From Castlebar (17 miles)

or Westport (13 miles), follow signs Achill R311 to Newport.  The hostel is

signposted from the bridge in Newport.

History:  Traenlaur Lodge dates from the 1830’s and was originally the fishing lodge of Lord Sligo. 

Open:  June 1-September 30

           closed between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rooms:    two six-bedded rooms

                two ten-bedded rooms

                total of 32 beds

Rates:   under 18’s:   13 euros

             over 18’s:      16 euros


-situated on the scenic shores of Lough

Feeagh near Newport.

-has its own private harbor and pier

-magnificent views

-great area for hillwalking and hiking

-self-catering kitchen

-group meals can be arranged

  in advance

-good swimming

-good fishing

-many sites of historical and

archaeological interest are in walking


-manager conducts bat walks

-great cycling in the area

-calm and peaceful atmosphere

Things To Do:

-visit Museum of Country Days in


-visit Ceide Fields

-visit Croagh Patrick’s Visitor Centre

-visit Linenhall Arts Centre

-visit “On The QT” - late night

venue in Castlebar

-visit TF Royal Theatre - Castlebar

-visit nearby Newport

-visit Black Oak Inn

-visit Bayview Inn and Restaurant

-visit Grainne Valle Bar and



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