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Located in Louisburgh and overlooked by Croagh Patrick, Old Head is a beautiful sandy beach that attracts swimmers and surfers alike.

During the summer months, swimming is popular at Old Head due to the lifeguards on duty during this season. However, in the winter months, there are bigger swells which makes this beach popular amongst surfers and windsurfers.

The clear water surrounding Old Head reveal an underwater world full of tiny creatures and colourful sea anemones, and has made this spot a popular snorkelling destination year round.

There is also a pier at the western end of the beach which provides shelter for a small anchorage point, popular with local sailors and fishermen.

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Dog friendly
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beach louisburg, Fallduff, Old Head, Co. Mayo, Ireland
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