Delphi, County Mayo

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Delphi (Irish: Fionnloch, meaning "white/fair lake")[1] is a locality in County Mayo, Ireland. Its English name was coined by the Marquis of Sligo, who built a famous hunting lodge there.[2] It is located on the Owengarr River that connects Fin Lough to Doo Lough, between the fjord of Killary Harbour to the south and the Sheeffry Hills to the north, in a valley surrounded by the Mweelrea Mountains and the neighbouring peaks of Ben Creggan and Ben Gorm in a very beautiful part of the westerly Irish region of southwest Mayo near the Galway border.[2] The R335 road passes through it.

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  1. ^ Delphi Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved: 2011-01-18.
  2. ^ a b The lonesome west Irish Times, 2010-09-01.

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Coordinates: 53°37′56″N 9°44′44″W / 53.63223°N 9.74548°W / 53.63223; -9.74548