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Ballina Town, County Mayo

county mayo Internationally known as the salmon capital of Mayo, Ballina is located on the famous River Moy. The annual Salmon Festival, which has become one of Ireland's major festivals, takes place in Ballina each year in July.

>Ballina is Mayo's largest town, renowned for it's unique and friendly hospitality with a high standard and choice of accommodation for the visitor.

The town has a number of listed buildings including some Georgian houses on the banks of the Moy, the Ice House building at the Quay, now converted into an exclusive hotel and the former provincial bank, which houses the Jackie Clarke Museum.

Ballina is situated between two mountain ranges - on the east the Ox mountains and Nephin mountain to the west - and has come to be known as 'The Moy Valley'.

Ballina is an ideal location for visitors and tourists wishing to explore North Mayo & West Sligo. Visitors to Ballina will find a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and traditional type pubs, as well as ample choice in shopping and entertainment.

Also check out Mayo Towns for information on all the areas of County Mayo.


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