Sports Clubs in Westport
- Newport Rd, Westport, Co. Mayo
- 098 27 345
The story of Westport GAA club is a proud, unsullied story of devotion to the greatest amateur association in the world. Earliest records suggest that Westport were playing in organised competitions as far back as 1889, when a report in the 'Tuam News' of March 29th suggests that Westport defeated Kilmeena on a scoreline of 1-06 to nil. Westport were captained on that occasion by Michael Heraty while Kilmeena were led out by John Duffy.
- Carrowholly, Westport, Co. Mayo
- 098 25 700
Westport R.F.C. was founded in 1925 by Joe Gill, a local Westport solicitor, who gathered a disparate group of like minded individuals, to play and enjoy their favoured sport. In 1951 the Club moved to it's first permanent home, where it was to have some of it's best years.
- Westport, Co. Mayo
Founded in 1911, it is the oldest football club in County Mayo and its players wear red and black stripes. Home games are played at Westport Sports Park and the club has a large core following in the Westport area, making it the best supported side in the county. The club has two men's teams, one ladies' side, two girls' teams and twelve boys' teams with approx 4 members.
- Westport Leisure Park, James' Street, Westport, Co. Mayo
- 098 29 160
- 098 29 166
Westport Swimming Club is based in Westport Leisure Park and provides professional coaching each weekday to swimmers from Connacht regional level to National and International level, under the guidance of our coaches Barry Robinson and Peggy Dever. Westport Swimming Club always welcomes new swimmers who are proficient in the four strokes and are comfortable swimming lengths of our 25 metre pool.
- Co. Mayo
Our Powerboat club, which is based on Achill Island, Co. Mayo, was established in June 2008.
In May of that year a group of boating enthusiasts from the Achill & Belmullet areas came together to take part in a local fun boating weekend on Achill, which was organised by a local enthusiast.