Why Live in Mayo?

Gerard Quinn and sons build their quality homes throughout County Mayo, concentrating around the towns of Castlebar, Ballina and Foxford.

Castlebar is the largest town in county mayo with a population of almost 15,000.
The town has government offices, a 3rd level collage as well as a number of growing industries.

Ballina is located beside Killala Bay in north Mayo and has a population of almost 12,000.
This is the cathedral town for the diocese of Killala.
With industries such as IT, Medical, and manufacturing to name just a few.

Foxford is a growing town in the center of County Mayo located between Castlebar and Ballina.
It is the home of the historical "Foxford Wollen Mills" and is one of the main fishing towns along the river Moy.

This part of mayo is famous for it's fishing especially on the river Moy, which attracts visitors from far and near for salmon fishing.

Air Travel

All our houses are located within 45 minutes of our local international airport.
Knock Airport has daily flights to Dublin, London and Glasgow as well as many other routes.
You can live in rural Ireland and still be only an hour from the major cities.
Click here to go to the knock website for more information.

Bus & Rail

The Irish Rail service, "Iarnród Éireann" has a twice daily service from Dublin to both Foxford and Ballina.
All of Mayo is serviced by the bus service more details can be found on the "Bus Éireann's" website


All of our properties are located within 4 miles of a local national school, and within 10 miles of a secondary school. With a bus service to the towns for secondary students living in the rural areas.


There are a number of sports and other activities in the area. The local Gaelic football team in Foxford area is Moy Davitts.
If you would like to learn more about the team and get a flavor of the enthusiasm for sports in the area just have a look at their site.

If you have any questions on any of these or any of the services in the area then feel free to call us or send us an e-mail with your query.