Claggan Island, Belmullet, Co Mayo

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  • Created: September 16, 2015
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Mayo
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Claggan Island (Oileán Chloigeann) near Belmullet, Co Mayo on the west coast of Ireland is relatively new!! Linked to the mainland by a narrow, sandy causeway, it was only officially declared an island in 1991.

Claggan Island Aerial, Co Mayo, Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland Coast Guard Station Website

With a population of only 8 people this slice of coastal tranquility is a must for those searching wonderful scenery, peaceful walks on sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, fishing and wildlife such as Seals, Otters and birds. The views of Achill and the peninsula are stunning and the island itself is a Discovery Point on The wild Atlantic Way.

Claggan Island, Achill, Co Mayo, Wild Atlantic Way Map, Ireland ActiveMe Travel Guide

Claggan Island, Co Mayo, Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland

 

1. Claggan Island, Belmullet, Co Mayo

Altitude: 15 m