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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of my favourite spots in Ireland; you can walk, cycle or drive through this valley a thousand times, and each time experience different colours and sensations; mountains and lakes and sheep to keep you company; and a monument to remind you of the horrors...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank erwanfouere
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We had private driver for our Ireland trip, so we were able to leave no stone unturned. He took us on the road driving through the mountains and countryside of the Doo Lough Valley. It was a beautiful drive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We drove along Doo Lough Pass from Renvyle to Sligo, looking for the site where 600 Irish citizens died in the 1840's from the great potato famine. It was late in the day and the sky was overcast. When we found the memorial, we stopped...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cynsha
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Beautiful drive through the mountains. Mountains, waterfalls, sheep, shades of green - lots to see! The weather was foggy and misting. However, it added to the drive rather than take away from it. It gave a moody feeling.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patty J
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The day we drove through the Doo Lough Valley, north from Delphi towards Louisburgh, was one of the worst weather days on my Ireland holiday. Rain was steady, the sky steely gray, with low clouds clinging to the sides of the mountains. As nice has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LB-likes2travel
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The Doo Lough valley is both a place of natural beauty and a place of sad history. The beauty comes from the lakes at the bottom of the Maumturks and the surrounding areas, the sad history from the Famine years in which a large group...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcel_Verkerk
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Enjoy the beauty that Ireland has to offer by driving along the lake and looking at the majesty of the mountains. It's impressive and captures your attention. Do mind the sheep as it's their pasture land.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We drove thru DooLough Valley during a Ireland tour and found it to be so breathtaking beautiful with a sad history. We could not image this valley during the winter of the Great Irish Famine march to find food, its quietness gave the valley a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank leedjjck
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My favourite place in Ireland ,stunning view peace and quite beautiful in all weather conditions . pleas don’t come

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

As a local this is one of the my most beautiful drives anywhere. I think the neighbouring counties Galway and Mayo each have a side of the Lough in parts, i may be wrong as i always assumed Doo Lough was in Co. Mayo. To...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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