Burrishoole Walking Festival normally starts out from Derrada National School which is locates approximately 3KM on the Mulranny side of Newport Co Mayo. To get there stay on the main road out of Newport in the direction of Mulranny. You will go over a bridge with an old stone bridge visible on the right hand side. The road veers left at this stage and straight after this you will see a right turn with a sign post for Furnace. Take this right turn and Derrada School is aproximately 100 metres on the right hand side. If you have any difficulty finding Derrada School, please feel free to call either Sinead on +353 87 2249679 or Jackie on + 353 98 36144.
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