St. Mary's church, Drummin
St. Mary's church, Drummin

Drummin (Irish: An Dromainn, meaning 'the ridge')[1] is a small village in County Mayo, Ireland, near the town of Westport.

The village has a church, St. Mary's, a national (primary) school, and a public house. Drummin National School, also known as Scoil Náisiúnta Coill Mór, had 20 pupils enrolled as of 2010.[2] The area previously had a post office, but this has since closed.[citation needed]

Situated close to Croagh Patrick, Drummin is known for its scenery and rumours about gold.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "An Dromainn / Drummin". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Whole School Evaluation Report - SN Coill Mór, Drummin, Westport, Co. Mayo" (PDF). Department of Education. 21 October 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  3. ^ "The Mayo News: Gold mining plan takes another dramatic twist". Archived from the original on 13 December 2007. Retrieved 31 January 2008.

Coordinates: 53°41′42″N 9°36′36″W / 53.695°N 9.61°W / 53.695; -9.61