Keem Beach in Achill Island off the Mayo coast My wife has family that we stayed with on Achill and our hosts father told us of the days they would catch basking sharks and render them in town .Many Blessings to Tony and Kathleen.
~"Abandoned stone buildings are everywhere in County Mayo, Ireland. They are wonderful to photograph and tell a story about leaving. Many of these buildings were abandoned during the famines either through death, or emigration.
Westport House in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland, was the ancestral seat of the Marquesses of Sligo up until July It was built by the Browne family in the Century, on the site of an O'Malley castle which dungeons are still present today.