Erris is a Gaeltacht region, which means that our native Irish language is still used here. Most of our road signs are in Irish, which sometimes can be confusing for visitors. Please see here to help you navigate your way through our beautiful Gaeltacht towns and villages.
This part of the Wild Atlantic Way is very accessible. You can reach Erris by flying into Ireland West Airport Knock, from all over Europe. This airport in Co. Mayo is approximately 1½ hours’ drive from Erris.
Driving from Knock Airport, you head for Swinford, Foxford and then at the traffic light junction in Ballina you turn left, heading for Crossmolina.
Driving from Ballina into Erris:
The direct route from Ballina to Erris is via Crossmolina and Bellacorick, along the N59.