Newport - gateway to fishing Clew Bay & the Atlantic

The Charter Boats
The Newport area has first class charter boats and experienced skippers and offers some of the best fishing form this area.

M.V. 'Shamrock I', Skippered by Mary Gavin HughesM.V. 'Shamrock I', Skippered by Mary Gavin Hughes
'Shamrock I' is a 33ft Aqua Star. She carries the latest electronics and fish finding aids, VHF radio, telephone, toilet, cooking facilities and a vast amount of fishing knowledge.

Great fishing onboard the Shamrock!
Charter boat fishing can also be arranged with The Helm at Westport.

Newport, a small town on the Black Oak River, lies on the northern side of Clew Bay. Famous for the quality of its seatrout and salmon fishing. Newport is now well known for sea angling and for Ireland's famous lady skipper. Mary Gavin Hughes, born on a island out in the bay, who grew up knowing the sea and now shares her hard won knowledge with her angling guests aboard 'Shamrock I' Mary started sea fishing at three years of age with her grandfather, went to school by boat and at 16 years of age took anglers fishing in her father's boat!

The inner bay produces; rays, tope, conger, pollack, skate, huss and dogfish. In outer Clew Bay and around Clare Island, are quality marks ensuring catches of pollack, cod, ling, coalies, wrasse, gurnards and flatfish, among them megrim, dabs and turbot.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Bridge Inn and Bayview Restaurant, NewportThe Bridge Inn and Bayview Restaurant, Newport

This pub and bed & breakfast accommodation is situated in Newport main street, close to the river bridge. There are 8 en-suite bedrooms available for guests. Seamus and Noreen Walsh run the adjacent restaurant, providing excellent meals in a friendly atmosphere. The pub provides entertainment at weekends during the high season.

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Black Oak Inn, NewportBlack Oak Inn, Newport

This pub, restaurant and bed & breakfast accommodation is located in a prime location overlooking the Black Oak River. For nearly sixty years the Reid family provided sustenance and a night's lodging for travellers and visiting anglers. New proprietors, John and Patrick McNally, offer 7 en-suite bedrooms and two standard rooms.

he restaurant provides extremely good food at very reasonable prices. The bar is typically made for anglers. Stuffed fish, well-tied fly patterns and photographs everywhere! The Black Oak Inn is good 'craic'!

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Sheridan's Cottage... a self-catering accommodationSheridan's Cottage... a self-catering accommodation
 A three bedroomed cottage in a beautiful, quite location.  There is 1 double and 4 single beds.  This accommodation has a sitting room, open fire, dining room, large fitted kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher and microwave.  The meter is read on arrival and departure of guests.  Sheridan's Cottage is ideal for all anglers on holiday for a week, weekend or a winter break.

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Sheridan's Apartments, Newport
Here we have two self-contained, one bedroom apartments. Each sleeps two people, as one double or two singles. The apartments have fitted kitchen with dinning area and lounge. All linen is supplied, there is TV, microwave, washing machine and dryer and private parking. These apartments are ideal for anglers, both fishing the sea or freshwater.

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Anchor House, NewportAnchor House, Newport
A family run, Bord Failte approved guesthouse on the quiet harbour waterfront in Newport. There are three en-suite bedrooms and two standard rooms with hot and cold water. Anchor House is conveniently placed for the boat, shops, restaurants and pubs in the town. There are many holiday activities in this beautiful area of County Mayo.

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