Location & Directions

Getting to Delphi

From Galway (c.70-90 minutes)

  • Head northwest on N59 towards Clifden.
  • Pass through Moycullen & Oughterard.
  • 10-15 minutes after Oughterard, turn right at Maam Cross, at Peacocks.
  • 5-10 minutes later, turn left at T junction in Maam.
  • 10-15 minutes later fork right in Leenane towards Westport.
  • 2 miles out of Leenane, turn left to Delphi/Louisburgh.
  • Road runs along north shore of Killary Harbour.
Delphi Lodge is 6 miles from junction, ½ mile after Adventure 
Centre/Spa, in woods on left.
From Westport (c.35-50 minutes)

(a) Either via N59 (c.35-40 minutes)

  • Head southwest on N59 towards Clifden.
  • After 8 or 9 miles the road runs along beside the Erriff River.
  • After river becomes invisible due to roadside rhodedendrons (about 15 miles/25 minutes out of Westport), take next right, signposted 
“Delphi” and “Louisburgh”.
  • Delphi Lodge is 6 miles from junction, ½ mile after Adventure Centre/Spa, in woods on left.

(b) Or via Louisburgh (c.40-50 minutes)

  • Head west on Louisburgh road along south shore of Clew Bay.
  • Pass through Louisburgh and then turn left towards Leenane.
  • 10 miles/20 minutes later, you pass Doolough Lake on your right.
  • Delphi Lodge is in woods on right, ½ mile after Doolough.
From Dublin (c.3½ hours)

  • Follow M4 then M6 to Galway > N59 towards Clifden > 15 min after Oughterard turn right at Maams Cross > Leenane > Delphi/Louisburgh
From Shannon (c.2½ to 3 hours)

  • Follow signs to Galway via Gort.
  • From Galway, follow directions above.

 

SatNav. 53.631916. – 9.747190

Approximate travelling times:

Leenane 15 minutes
Louisburgh 25 minutes
Westport 40 minutes
Galway 80 minutes
Galway airport 90 minutes
Knock airport 90 minutes
Shannon airport 3 hours
Dublin airport 4 hours
Dublin docks 5 hours
Cork 5 hours
Belfast 5½ hours

AIRPORT CONNECTIONS:

DUBLIN
Many international connections via, inter alia:
Aer Lingus
BMI
Airways
Lufthansa
Air France
Delta
American
US Airways
FlyBe
Ryanair

Ireland West – KNOCK

London – Stanstead (Ryanair)
London – Luton (Ryanair)
Manchester (FlyBe)
Birmingham (bmi baby)
Nottingham East Midland (Ryanair)
Bristol (Ryanair)
starts 25/3/12
Liverpool (Ryanair)
London -Gatwick (Aer Lingus)
Dusseldorf (Lufthansa) May to Sept

Milan – Bergamo (Ryanair)
Paris – Beauvais (Ryanair)
Frankfurt – Hahn (Ryanair)
Barcelona – Girona (Ryanair)

SHANNON
Many international connections via, inter alia:
Aer Lingus
(Boston, New York – JFK, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, London Heathrow, Manchester)
Continental 
(Newark)
Ryanair
(Liverpool, Gatwick, Stanstead, Wroclaw)

17/07/2017

Good Numbers Running but Hard Caught

Week 28 was frustrating from a salmon angling viewpoint, with plenty of fish running but they were playing very hard to get. The water was quite low until Saturday when it rose to 35, after 15mms on Friday […]

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09/07/2017

Seventeen for Week 27

Our fishing here at Delphi has been steady for the past week, with seventeen fish landed in total. My own opinion is that the numbers caught don’t reflect the numbers running, with salmon being difficult to tempt, even […]

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04/07/2017

A Grand End To June

Well since my last update catches have continued at a steady pace, with 26 fish landed. Fish seemed to be more difficult to tempt in week 25, despite some good numbers entering the system and some very experienced […]

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