GREAT WESTERN GREENWAY
Longest – Most Challenging
Derradda – 53.9038696, -9.5867045
Minor roads, bog roadways, Greenway
Trekking shoes, raingear, fluid & mobile phone
Westport, Newport, Mulranny, Achill
This is another reference to Yew Trees. One must assume that in times past there were many yew trees in this area. Oghillees townland is 340 hectares in size and reaches to the top of Bengorm Mountain at 600 metres. The Mayo coat of arms includes nine yew trees, one for each barony.