Hennigan’s Heritage Centre, Swinford

Nestled amidst the pristine landscapes of County Mayo, the Hennigan's Heritage Centre offers breathtaking views of Creagaballa Lake. Just a short 6.5km journey from Swinford's historic workhouse and a mere 20km from the renowned Museum of Country Life in Turlough, this center stands as a testament to the region's rich history.

Discover the resilience of a family that thrived on a modest ten-acre plot for almost two centuries at the Hennigan's Centre. It's not just a place; it's a journey through time. Dive deep into the tales of historical sites and their profound impact on our culture.

From relics of the prehistoric era to stories of 19th-century land estates and tenants, the displays here weave a narrative that spans generations. And as you step into the present, the center's versatility shines through. Whether you're planning a wedding, a meeting, or a conference, the welcoming hall, cozy reception room, and charming cottage are at your disposal.

And before you leave, don't miss out on the Parish Community Display. It's a glimpse into the heart and soul of the community.

Finding us is easy! We're just about 8 km (5 m) from Swinford. Simply take the N26 - Swinford-to-Ballina Road until you reach the Moy River bridge. Keep an eye out for our sign, and you'll be guided straight to our doors. We can't wait to share our stories with you!