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Tiernaur Blue Loop Knockbreaga



Walk Length

12.6 km


3.5 hr



Starting Point

L54384, Newport, Mayo F28, Ireland
L 88273 96830

End Point

L54384, Newport, Mayo F28, Ireland
L 88274 96825


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 purposes.

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

These walks offer fine views of Clew Bay, Croagh Patrick and the Nephin Beg mountain range.

  • Location:  Tiernaur, Mulranny, Co. Mayo
  • Start / Finish / Trailhead: Nevin’s Pub, Tiernaur. 
  • GPS Location: 53.9036, -9.6896
  • Distance: 12.6 km
  • Estimated Time:  3.5 hours
  • Terrain Quiet roads and bog tracks.
  • Trail Waymarking: Blue Markers
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate to Hard
  • Minimum Gear: Sturdy walking shoes / boots, waterproofs, mobile phone, snacks & fluids
  • Services: Newport, Mulranny.