This section of the Western Way follows a series of quiet country roads eastwards towards Bunnyconnellan, a small market town. Take care on all roads. The final stretch of the Western Way used to be an old Bianconi coach road. The Western Way parallels the R294 towards the Ox Mountains You are close to the end of your journey.
Ballina literally means the town on the mouth of the ford. People have occupied this place since the Stone Age. River crossing are always important places. The river was first bridged in 1836 and the railway arrived in 1873. The Moy is famous for its salmon fishery.