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Address: An Fod Dubh, Belmullet, Ireland

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Lovely little Bay.

Came across this by accident and what a little gem, it was a cold but sunny November day and the colours of the boats really stood out.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
PatOcarson
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came across this by accident and what a little gem, it was a cold but sunny November day and the colours of the boats really stood out.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here in November 2016. There is not a lot to see here or in this part of Mayo. The landscape is rather bleak and monotonous and beaches are disappointing. The people are very friendly.

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Foxrock, Dublin 18.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A must for WW11 history buffs, if this weather forecaster hadn't got it absolutely right we'd most likely all be speaking German. An absorbing must to Google this story, from the romance between the weather forecaster guy in this lighthouse & the local lady in the Post Office who took the calls from London where D-Day was being planned (they... More 

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Stokes Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a lot of fun travelling around the Belmullet area. We stopped at the Blacksod pier to watch the fishermen. A small lobster bought had just came in and we asked if we could buy some. We went back to our AIRBNB in Ballina and had ourselves the best lobster dinner ever!

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Leitrim, Ireland
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you are over this part of the world it's worth the extra trip down the Blacksod peninsula for a look and walk around the lighthouse area. The lighthouse building itself stunning while there area great beaches dotted all over the area, both sheltered and wild depending on which side you go to. A short walk from the lighthouse and... More 

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Almeria, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Probably the most remote area you can travel to in Ireland. Stunning views across the Blacksod Bay to the mainland, Achill Island to the south, and then following the coast road to the west you see all the islands off the coast. Interesting place to visit: the Memorial Center for the 1883/84 resettlement of 3300 persons from Mayo to Quebec... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

great historical location, the point which the weather report for the DDay landing came from. the views of Achill Sound are amazing as are the smaller islands. pictures do not do it justice

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The views of the bay are stunning, especially on a sunny day. It is an area with a special lace in history as it has the lighthouse and weather station used to predict the weather for the DDay invasion. It is worth the drive to see this if you are in the area.

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eire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Once you get used of the fact that your in the 'Gaeltacht' which means an Irish speaking area and you familiarize yourself with the Gaelic road signage like Belmullet or Béal an Mhuirthead your all set to explore this beautiful peninsula.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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348 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We drove around this area and to the bay. Really lovely part of the world and very scenic. Definitely worth a visit. Locals really friendly~ waving hello at us!

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