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Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Castlebar (Irish: Caisleán an Bharraigh) is the county town of, and at the centre of, County Mayo. It is a bustling town and is well known in the area for the variety of shopping that is available.

Castlebar is the location for important festivals and traditions, among which is the International Four Days Walk. A well-established blues music festival in venues across the town takes place on the weekend before the first Monday in June each year and the The Linenhall Arts Centre exhibits throughout the year. The Country Life section of the National Museum of Ireland in nearby Turlough is a 'must visit' attraction when in the area. Castlebar is also home to one of the main GAA stadiums in the west of Ireland and regularly hosts matches with 40,000+ fans.

The surrounding areas are great for walking and have some of the best fishing lakes in the West of Ireland. There are also most other outdoor activities that you can think of available from golf to horse trekking, diving to sailing.


Gardens

Enniscoe House & Gardens - Crossmolina County Mayo Ireland
Enniscoe House & Gardens
Crossmolina, Co. Mayo
This hospitable Georgian house on the shores of Lough Conn was built by ancestors of the present owner, Susan Kellett, who settled here in the 1660s - and it is a very special place for anglers and other visitors with a natural empathy for the un ...
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Golf

Castlebar Golf Club - Castlebar County Mayo Ireland
Castlebar Golf Club
Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Course Type: Parkland
Castlebar Golf Club boasts one of the finest golf courses in Ireland. Recently redesigned and remodelled, Castlebar Golf Club offers a stern challenge to golfers of all abilities. With stunning background scenery, Castlebar Golf Club will pro ...
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Self Catering

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Enniscoe House - Courtyard Houses
Crossmolina, Co. Mayo
In parkland and mature woods on the shores of Lough Conn, Enniscoe House was built by ancestors of the present owner, Susan Kellett, who settled here in the 1660s, and is a very special place for anglers and other visitors with a natural empathy ...
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What's On

Foxford Woollen Mills Market - Co Mayo - Saturdays
Foxford Woollen Mills Market - Every Saturday - 10am to 2pm

Woollen Mills, Foxford, Co Mayo

Contact: Joe Queenan 094 925 6756
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Tourist Attractions

Westport House, Gardens & Pirate Adventure Park - Westport County Mayo Ireland
Westport House, Gardens & Pirate Adventure Park
Westport, Co. Mayo
18th Century Westport House is privately owned and operated by Jeremy Browne (the 11th Marquess of Sligo) and his family, who are direct descendants of Grace O’ Malley, the famous 16th Century Pirate Queen of Connaught, it provides a full d ...
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