in Mayo in the West of Ireland
Pontoon is an idyllic lakeside village, between Lough Conn and Lough Cullin, on the R310 regional road, close to the town of Foxford, in County Mayo. Pontoon is 20 mins drive from both Castlebar and Ballina and a mere 30 mins drive from Ireland West Airport Knock.
Pontoon is a renowned angling centre and a haven for fishermen with select angling facilities on Loughs Conn and Cullin and the nearby River Moy. Set in beautiful surroundings, Pontoon has many tranquil forest and lakeshore walks and small sheltered beaches for the visitor to enjoy.
Pontoon is a central and ideal base for touring all corners of County Mayo, and is only an hour's drive from the cities of Galway and Sligo.
Population from Census
- 425 (1996)
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