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Burrishoole Derryhillagh Loop



Walk Length

7 km


2 hr



Starting Point

N59, Newport, Mayo F28, Ireland
L 98122 94969

End Point

N59, Derryloughan, Mayo F28, Ireland
L 98398 93789


Burrishoole is one of nine baronies that sub-divide County Mayo. After the Norman invasion of Ireland, baronies were used to divide up Counties into smaller areas for administration.

Burrishoole barony is in west Mayo and includes the following areas: Newport, Derrada, Tiernaur & Mulranny. Each of these areas has a number of approved walks which are collectively marketed / known as the Burrishoole Loop Walks. 

This walk along quiet roads and bog tracks offers a fine view of bogs and mountains.

Trail Overview

  • Location:  Newport, Co. Mayo
  • Start / Finish / Trailhead: The Gráinne Uaile / Canon Killeen Park, Meddlicott St, Newport
  • Grid Ref. L 983 938
  • GPS Location: 53.8834, -9.5463
  • Distance: 7 km
  • Estimated Time:  2 hours
  • Terrain Quiet roads and bog tracks.
  • Trail Waymarking: Purple Markers
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate 
  • Minimum Gear: Sturdy walking shoes/boots, waterproofs, mobile phone, snacks & fluids
  • Services: Newport, Mulranny