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Step into the past! WIN a walking holiday in Mayo

Step into the past for your chance to win a walking holiday in Mayo! Would you like to spend some time discovering the west of Ireland? At we love to reminisce on times gone by. Whether you were building sand castles on the beach, hanging out at the pub or visiting friends and relatives, we know that time spent in any part of the beautiful Irish countryside is treasured.

To celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Ireland we have teamed up with and to offer two of our lucky friends the chance to step into Ireland’s historic past.


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The Great Western Greenway is a stunning walking route that takes you along quiet boreens and through charming Irish villages. This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. We delighted to announce that Terry Poage has been chosen as the lucky winner. We look forward to welcoming you and a friend to Ireland soon Terry.

On the Great Western Greenway route you will follow the trail from the charming town of Westport to Achill railway which closed in 1937. Along the way you will pass through Newport with its famous seven arched viaduct crossing the Black Oak river and on the way to Mulranny you can find the 16th century tower house of Rockfleet Castle before finishing up at Achill Island.ย The Great Western Greenway has won several awards including European Destination of Excellence.

In addition to 4 days walking the beautiful Greenway of Mayo we are giving our lucky walkers a dinner for 2 at Mulranny Park Hotel and to finish off your walk you will be treated to a special boat trip for 2 around the islands of Clew Bay.

The lucky winners will be announced on May 1st.

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  • Competition open to all countries.
  • Competition is open until 1st May 2017. Winners will be announced by and in May.
  • Prize cannot be exchanged for money, a cash alternative or any other items.
  • Holiday prize includes 6-night accommodation on B&B basis, luggage transfers and holiday pack for 2 people, a boat trip around Clew Bay and dinner for two in Mulranny Park Hotel.
  • Travel dates subject to availability. Winners must book before May 31st 2018. No flights, transport or insurance included.
  • By entering this competition, you agree to register for the, and mailing list.

Good luck to everyone!

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Lisa hails from the west of Ireland and has spent some time living on the slopes in Canada where she discovered her love of hiking, walking and all things outdoors. Lisa is a digital diva and active member of an International poetry network.
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52 Responses to “Step into the past! WIN a walking holiday in Mayo”


Hi Terry, great to hear from you. Did you input the international code. I will get a member of our team to call you if you would like to send your details to Kindest regards, Lisa

Terry Poage

Hi is saw i won and we tried to call the number given and it doesn’t ring or anything. What should i do now ??


It will be great to discover more about Ireland!


Last time we were in the west of IRELAND we had the ashes of a good Irish lad to put down on his native soil.
We would like to go about in a cheerier state this time!

Diane L

Walked the Camino de Santiago in the summer of 2015. Would love to walk through Ireland!


We participated in an 11 day bike and hike vacation in Donegal in 2015. A walking vacation would be the icing on the cake.

Kathryn Sullivan

My Grandfather was born in Mayo and died on my birthday. I feel I am destined to do this!

Jody M Oliva

I would love to win so that I can discover my roots as my grandmother Catherine Dolan (nee Connolly) was born and raised in County Mayo. To be see and feel my roots would be a lifetime dream.


Hi Marina, a women names Sylvie Allen from the UK won the last competition. She is heading off on her adventure soon. Best of luck!

Mary Carney

Would love to go from East coast back to the West .

Pauline Rooker

Yes I too have Irish heritage and would be delighted if I won. Please think of me and my husband doing our pilgrimage to Santiago with Camino Ways next month.
Interesting to see that it seems to be mostly ladies who have entered the competition
Good luck

Linda Hegarty

Such a fabulous prize, would love it x


Would just love it! Plenty summers at Leenane & Westport,would just love a chance to see even more


hwo won last competition ?


Can’t think of a more beautiful place to walk – good luck to everyone entering the competition!!


Sorry, guys… But this prize is mine!!!

Anna Maria Miller

Sounds like a wonderful way to experience the Emerald Isle!!! Here’s to hoping we all win!!!


Would a dream come true. Have been waiting for an opportunity to visit this lovely Ireland my entire life. Has been in my bucket list for years. GOOD LUCK TO ME!


Mary Ann and I spent a wonder filled 10 day vacation in Ireland (2016). There was some much to experience that we felt we needed to return and take our time enjoying the country and the people of this beautiful country.

Diane Marotz

Sounds like an amazing experience. ๐Ÿ’œ

Ann Totherow

I have been engrossed in Outlander and would love to see this part of the world so close to Scotland


Hiked the Giant’s Causeway Trail, and if this trek is even half as spectacular…what a ‘wee’ bit of luck!

Bernadette Burke

Would only love to win walking trip to the most beautiful part of Ireland


I’ve walked Italy, France & the Camino Frances across Spain. The photos of Ireland are stunning! Pick me, pick me!

Brenda Albertz

Please pick me, pick me! Would love to see Ireland

Allison Thomas

I’d love to treat my husband for a change and enjoy the breathtaking views in Mayo


Feeling the wind at my back!

Ros McFeely

We really want to walk the Greenway as well as the Burren. Good luck to all!

Larry House

Erin go Braugh!,- Good Luck to All!

Lourdes F

Ireland here I come…

Margaret Fortune

I Have always wanted to go to Ireland. Walking would be a wonderful way to see the country.

Mary Smyth

A walking trip on the western greenway would be a special memory

Vicki Foeller

I’ve always dreamed of going to the Emerald Isles!


Would love this holiday, after my treatment is complete.


Good luck Ingrid!


Good luck Massimina!


Thanks for entering Kathleen. Good luck!


Good Luck Donna!


Not an Irish but fell in love with Ireland when a very dear friend sent photos of Co. Sligo, Skellig Michael, Hill of Tara and so much more. ***crossing fingers***


So grateful for the opportunity, I have often booked walkers in Ireland in my specialty of travel for a theme but ,I have not yet! Looking forward!

Kathleen Quinn

My great grandfather and his twin brother emigrated from Westport to Chicago. I would live to walk in Mayo.

Donna Leming

I would love to win this walking tour!
Just last year, I discovered I am of Irish heritage and I’ve been thinking, ever since then, I NEED to go to Ireland.


Good luck Eileen. Thanks for entering.


Good Luck Jennifer!


Good luck Ruth!

Ruth Bellan

I would love to experience a week walking in Mayo County. So much better than zooming through on a bus tour!

Jennifer Milbouer

This would be pretty incredible!


Oh, the beauty one can see! I would love to win and experience such dream.

Ann Miller

What a great way to learn about this area of Ireland and get some exercise. Would love to win this trip, found out my ancestors came from Ireland, so I am anxious to visit.

Aidan Bannon

I Would A Trip Home.

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