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Ballina, Co. Mayo

Ballina Location in Ireland Coordinates: 54°07′00″N 9°10′00″W / 54.1167°N 9.1667°W / 54.1167; -9.1667Coordinates: 54°07′00″N 9°10′00″W / 54.1167°N 9.1667°W / 54.1167; -9.1667 Country Ireland Province Connacht County County Mayo Elevation 7 m Population Irish: Béal an Átha, meaning "mouth of the ford") is a town in north County Mayo, Ireland. It lies at the mouth of the River Moy near Killala Bay, in the Moy valley and Parish of Kilmoremoy, with the Ox Mountains to the east and the Nephin Beg mountains to the west. The town occupies two baronies; Tirawley on the west bank of the Moy River, and Tireragh, a barony within the County of Sligo, on its east banks.

The population of Ballina is 10,361 according to the 2011 census and is Mayo's second largest town after Castlebar.
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Ballina, Co. Mayo is served by Ballina.

Bus to Ballina

  • Bus routes operated by McGrath Coaches:
    • 436
    • 496
    • 499
  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 21:
      • Athlone (Bus Station) - Westport (Mill St Westbound Stop)
      • Westport (Mill St Eastbound Stop) - Athlone (Bus Station)
    • 22:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Dublin (Busras)
      • Dublin (Busras) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 443:
      • Ballina (Dunnes Stores) - Farragh Cross
      • Farragh Cross - Ballina (Dunnes Stores)
    • 444:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Dromore West (Opposite Coffee Shop)
      • Dromore West (The Coffee Shop) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 445:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Ballycastle (Main St Katie Macs)
      • Ballycastle (Main St Katie Macs) - Ballina (Dunnes Stores)
    • 446:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Blacksod (Lighthouse)
      • Blacksod (Heneghans) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 451:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Longford (Rail Station)
      • Longford (Rail Station) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 454:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Westport (Mill St Westbound Stop)
      • Westport (Mill St Eastbound Stop) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 455:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 456:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Galway (Bus Station)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 458:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 52:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Galway (Bus Station)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 66:
      • Enniskillen (Ulsterbus Depot) - Westport (Mill St Westbound Stop)
      • Westport (Mill St Eastbound Stop) - Enniskillen (Ulsterbus Depot)

Hotels in Ballina

Ballina Manor Hotel Ballina Manor Hotel

Barrett Street, Co Mayo, Ireland, Co. Mayo
The Ballina Manor Hotel is perched on the banks of the River Moy and overlooks St Muredach's Cathedral. The Manor Hotel offers a fine dining restaurant and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

Belleek Castle Belleek Castle

Belleek, Ballina, Co. Mayo
This beautiful and historic castle is set within 1,000 acres of woodland. On the banks of the River Moy, it boasts a restaurant made from the remains of a 17th-century Spanish galleon.

Downhill Inn Downhill Inn

Sligo Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
This family-run hotel is located 1 km from Ballina town centre. It offers comfortable rooms, locally produced food, ample parking and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at the Downhill all feature en suite bathrooms with showers, baths and hairdryers.

Great National Hotel Ballina Great National Hotel Ballina

Dublin Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
This hotel is easily accessible via the N26 Dublin road, and offers Tranquillity Leisure & Spa, and comfortable rooms with free broadband internet access. An elegant design and spacious surroundings await at Ballina.

Ice House Hotel Ice House Hotel

The Quay, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The beautiful Ice House Hotel is right on the River Moy Estuary at Ballina. It has stunning views, ultra-luxury bedrooms and the Chill Spa with its Waterside Garden.

Mount Falcon Estate Mount Falcon Estate

Foxford Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina sits on the banks of the River Moy. It offers large rooms with marble bathrooms, an award-winning restaurant, a spa, pool and free parking. The rooms at the Mount Falcon Estate have flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi...

The Lodge at Dillons The Lodge at Dillons

Dillon Terrace, County Mayo, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Featuring free WiFi, The Lodge at Dillons offers accommodation in Ballina. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. You will find a kettle in the room.

Twin Trees Hotel & Leisure Club Twin Trees Hotel & Leisure Club

Downhill Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Twin Trees Hotel & Leisure Club is located overlooking the Brosna River, less than 1 mile outside Ballina town. It offers a hot tub and heated swimming pool, and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Ballina

Creevagh Heights B&B Creevagh Heights B&B

Carrowmore-Lacken, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the family-run Creevagh Heights B&B is in a scenic part of County Mayo. With free Wi-Fi throughout and free private parking, it is just 15 minutes’ walk from Lacken Beach.

Enniscoe House Enniscoe House

Enniscoe House, Castlehill, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Located in Crossmolina, Enniscoe House features elegant antique decor and offers rooms with free WiFi access. The guest house has a garden, a restaurant and bicycle rental services. Guests benefit from on-site private parking free of charge.

Kingfisher Lodge Kingfisher Lodge

Ballina Mountfalcon, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Kingfisher Lodge offers accommodation within 3 miles from Ballina. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. Every room includes a TV. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom.

Quignalegan House Quignalegan House

Sligo Road N59, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Just a 5-minute drive from Ballina centre, the award-winning Quignalegan House offers hearty breakfasts and 3-star rooms with free Wi-Fi. The cosy B&B is located on the main N59 road.

Simbavati B&B Simbavati B&B

3 Quignalecka, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Located in Ballina, in Count Mayo, Simbavati B&B offers bed and breakfast accommodation with free WiFi and free parking onsite. The property is just 20 minutes’ walk from the town centre, local restaurants, stores and pubs.

The Loft B&B The Loft B&B

Pearse Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Situated in Ballina's main street, this bed and breakfast is just metres from the River Moy, known for its salmon fishing. Free parking is available less than 50 metres away, and there is free Wi-Fi throughout the building.

Whitestream House Whitestream House

Foxford Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Whitestream House is a bed and breakfast located on the N26 main road,1 km from Ballina town centre. The property offers free WiFi, and parking for buses and cars. Ireland West Airport Knock is 41 km from the property.


Sligo Road, Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
Modern country home, excellent views of surrounding countryside. Comfortable spacious accommodation. Guests TV lounge. Complimentary tea/coffee. Breakfast menu. Full fire safety certificate. Noted for hospitality and friendly homely atmosphere.  ...

Restaurants in Ballina

BISINI Restaurant

Lower Pearse Street, Ballina, Co Mayo
Started in June, 2011, Bisini is an authentic Indian-cuisine restaurant run by Harish Rangroo, who has 30 years experience in the hospitality industry.

Brennan Brennan's Lane Bar and Restaurant

Brennan's Lane, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Excellent Service,Sumptuous Food and a warm inviting atmosphere with decor that brings a touch of romance to this old world building. The Menu is created with Fresh, Seasonal and local produce in an open style kitchen. Brennan's Lane is perfect for L

Coachman Coachman's Restaurant @ Healy's Restaurant and Fishing Lodge

Pontoon, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Our Coachman's Restaurant is open for food all day. We serve breakfast from 8.30am to last orders for A La Carte and Set Dinner Menu at approximately 8.30pm

Crockets Bar and Bistro @ Crockets on the Quay Crockets Bar and Bistro @ Crockets on the Quay

The Quays, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The Quality of food on offer at Crockets Bar & Bistro is widely recognized both locally and nationally and once again this year our food has again received many very favourable critical endorsements culminating in being the only Mayo Restaurant t

Enniscoe Country House

Enniscoe Country State, Ballina, Co. Mayo


O'Rahilly Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Old-fashioned home cooking offers a different hot main courses every day - a simple roast, meat loaf, seafood, fish pie, chicken in a mushroom cream sauce along with a robust soup and homemade brown bread.

Heifer And Hen

4 Market Square, Ballina, Co. Mayo
In November 2012 we extended our kitchen and bakery and opened a new 60 seater restaurant - The Heifer & Hen Restaurant upstairs over our existing shop, offering "early bird" , a la carte and Sunday lunch menus. We have a proud reputati

Ice House Hotel Ice House Hotel

The Quay, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The Restaurant Ballina at The Ice House Mayo Boutique Hotel has become a favourite amongst locals and returning guests alike - with its comfortable banquette seating, interlocking bar, fabulous outdoor riverside terrace, unusual selection of vodkas a

Murphy Brothers Murphy Brothers

Clare Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Murphy Brothers Bar & Restaurant is located on the banks of the River Moy on the Sligo Road in Ballina. The bar is old world in style with a 120-seater restaurant.

The Bard

Garden Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo

The Bistro Restaurant @ Hotel Ballina The Bistro Restaurant @ Hotel Ballina

Dublin Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The bistro offers seasonal menus with a selection of dishes that range from the familiar to the innovative, all served in stylish and warm surroundings.

The Downhill Inn Restaurant & Hotel The Downhill Inn Restaurant & Hotel

Sligo Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The Restaurant & Bar serve an array of fresh local produce on both A La Carte and Bar Menus that caters for all budgets and tastes. There is also a good selection of stout, beers, Irish whiskey and wines. Special occasions are catered for to incl

The Everest Indian Restaurant

3 Dillon Terrace, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Swagatam & Namaskar (Welcome) to The Everest A typical Nepali Restaurant serving famous Nepalese & Indian foods with fresh ingredients Its a great pleasure to welcome you to our restaurant. We are serving you with all types of Indian and Nepali dishes

The Kitchen Restaurant @ Mount Falcon Country House The Kitchen Restaurant @ Mount Falcon Country House

Foxford Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The Kitchen Restaurant in Ballina, as its name suggests, is located where the original kitchen in the house used to be. Following the tradition of the world-renowned Mount Falcon Fishing & Country Estate, run by the legendary Connie Aldridge, fou

The Library Restaurant @ Belleek Castle

Belleek Castle, Ballina, Co. Mayo
The Kitchen team is led by local chef Stephen Lenahan, his philosophy is to use classic and imaginative cooking with local, seasonal ingredients from our land, sea and air combining a depth of flavour with the traditions of the castle.

The Stuffed Sandwich Co The Stuffed Sandwich Co

Tone Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo

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