IF YOU GO
To get to County Mayo, you can fly into Dublin or Shannon; Shannon is a bit closer, but in either case, you will need to rent a car.
WHERE TO STAY
Turin Castle: Kilmaine; 011-353-40440923, turincastle.com. $3,400-$4,600 a week, depending on season.
Greenacres holiday cottage: Ballinrobe; airbnb.com/rooms/24061022. $91 a night. Sleeps seven.
WHERE TO EAT
Mary’s Cottage Kitchen: Ballycastle; 011-353-96-43361, lat.ms/maryscottagekitchen.
TO LEARN MORE
Downpatrick Head is along the Wild Atlantic Way (wildatlanticway.com), and one of many places worth visiting in County Mayo (www.mayo-ireland.ie).