About Us

The Helm is the historic home of Major Mc Bride situated on Westport Harbour, adjacent to Westport House. Anglers from all over the world come to visit and stay at the Helm which has its own angling boat - The White Sea Horse - for hire.

The Helm is a unique quayside development with an old world public Bar, Restaurant and 10 self catering luxury apartments.

We are family run and specialise in local seafood, delivered daily from The White Horse daily.

The White Sea Horse can hold up to 10 anglers at any one time.

The Bar of The Helm is designed as a ship and it has many photographs of old Westport and also a memorial plaque to Major John McBride and Maud Gonne.

We have entertainment every evening during the Summer season and also a Traditional Session on Sundays from 4pm - 6pm.

The world famous Helm Skate Festival takes place every October and it attracts anglers from all over the world.

The Helm also runs attractive packages for Golfers & Anglers. Guests of The Helm have free use of adjacent Leisure Centre & Swimming Pool.
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The Helm,The Quay,Westport, Ireland

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