An Mhala Raithní
Location in Ireland
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Mulranny (Irish: an Mhala Raithní, meaning 'the hill-brow of the ferns')—sometimes spelled as 'Mallaranny', 'Mulrany', 'Malaranny', 'Mullaranny', 'Mullranny' or 'Mulranny'—is a seaside village on the isthmus between Clew Bay and Blacksod Bay in County Mayo, Ireland. Common plants in the area include large fuchsias, ferns and other exotic plants. This plant life is celebrated each summer during the "Mulranny Mediterranean Heather Festival".
Mulranny, located at the foot of the Nephin Mountain Range, has a number of blue flag beaches and a coastal lagoon. The Corraun Peninsula, which contains three mountain peaks, is situated across Clew Bay. In 2011, Mulranny was a winner of the EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) award.
Mulranny is located on the N59 national secondary road.
Bus Éireann route 440 (Dooagh-Westport-Ireland West Airport Knock operates once a day (on weekdays) in each direction. Expressway route 52 provides an evening journey each way to/from Westport and Galway.
The nearest rail services may be accessed at Westport railway station approximately 31 km distant.
Mulranny lies on the 42 km Great Western Greenway, which runs between Westport and Achill.
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