Along with ‘The Reek’, Westport offers a large range of outdoor activities. Photograph: Brian Cregan

For many years, Westport as a destination appeared to play second fiddle to its nearby relative, the rugged, enchanting Connemara. But that was then, (...)

Brewers Cillian Ó Móráin and Bart Adons of Mescan in Co Mayo

“We’re a bit like the Galapagos islands of brewing,” says Cillian Ó Móráin, standing in what was once a sheep shed in the foothills of Croagh Patrick(...)